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Shipping freight, General knowledge

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

General knowledge of weight capacities of trailers

• Flatbeds—it can legally carry loads that weigh from 45-48 thousands lbs.
• Extendable Flat or Stretch (40-44 thousand lbs. of legally allowable load)
• Dropdeck (44-46 thousand lbs of legal load capacity).
• Extendable Stepdeck (40-44 thousand lbs allowable load).
• Double Dropdeck (35-40 thousand lbs allowable weight).
• Double Extendible Drop (35-40 thousand lbs of allowable load).
• Double Drop or Lowboy (36-42 thousand lbs of allowable load).

* weights will vary from truck to truck

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