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[Video] What is a Conestoga Trailer?

Conestoga trailers are a class of trailers that have become increasingly common over the past few decades. With their help, companies from sea to shining sea keep their precious cargo safe from the elements — even in the direst circumstances. 

For this reason, it's important that you understand the use-cases associated with Conestoga trailers and the pros and cons of utilizing them. 

Video Chapters:

  • 0:00 What will I learn in this video? 
  • 0:38 What is a Conestoga Trailer? 
  • 1:00 Common Type of Conestoga Trailers
  • 1:05 Flatbed Conestoga 
  • 1:21 Step-deck Conestoga 
  • 2:00 Double Drop Conestoga 
  • 2:47 What are the Advantages? 
  • 3:19 What are the Disadvantages? 
  • 3:58 Wrap-up

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Tim Larson

Written by Tim Larson

National Sales Representative, Tim Larson has been with ATS since 2017, when he came on as a regional carrier representative with ATS Specialized. During his time with ATS, Tim has enjoyed tackling each challenge the transportation world throws his way as he strives to find out-of-the-box solutions to every one of his customers' needs.

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