Dry Van

Published on: 04/11/18 10:45 AM

Dry van shipping is the most common type of freight transportation in the US. Dry van trailers, or enclosed box trailers, could be described simply as a box on wheels with doors in the back.

These vehicles are versatile in terms of freight shipments, both for local and over-the-road routes. Dry vans are used for moving non-perishable foods and beverages, textile and clothing items, plastic and building products.

Dry van trucking is often chosen for their convenience: In addition to being large and versatile, they protect cargo from bad weather, potential damage, and theft. They’re used for both full-truckload as well as LTL shipments—full truckloads can be scheduled with custom pick-up and delivery specifications, while LTL shipments can benefit from lower pricing thanks to freight consolidation.

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