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[Video] Step-Deck Vs. Lowboy Trailers: Which is best for you?

Selecting your best fit transportation solution can be difficult — especially with so many options out there. 

In all likelihood, there are multiple trailers that will fit your business' needs. That said, understanding each of your options, including what every trailer type brings to the table will help you make a confident decision in the future. 

Let's compare and contrast step-deck and lowboy trailers to give you the information you'll need to get your freight moving on schedule and on budget. 

Video Chapters: 

  • 0:00 What will I learn in this video? 
  • 0:36 What is a step-deck trailer? 
  • 0:56 What is a lowboy trailer? 
  • 1:13 What is a step-deck used for? 
  • 1:40 What is a lowboy used for? 
  • 2:17 When NOT to use a step-deck 
  • 2:27 When NOT to use a lowboy 
  • 2:47 Pricing: step-deck 
  • 3:05 Pricing: lowboy 
  • 3:17 Wrap-Up

Read the article: Step-Deck Vs. Lowboy Trailers: Which is best for your freight?

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Dean Pasek

Written by Dean Pasek

Dean has been with ATS since 2018, beginning as a sales representative for ATS Logistics. Now a sales manager, he continues to build a team of sales professionals and develops a solid book of business with his team. He enjoys creating and growing strong relationships with all customers.

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