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Frequently Asked Questions About Refrigerated Trailers

About our refrigerated trailers

Maxim Truck & Trailer is proud to offer refrigerated tandem / tridem axle trailers from Great Dane. Trust one of the most respected names in the industry to get your temperature-sensitive cargo to its destination safely. These insulated box trailers offer excellent temperature control with all of the storage volume and functionality you need to make loading and unloading a breeze. Maxim can also offer refrigerator or freezer trailer options in both our leasing and rental departments.

Application: Perishables, Food Service, Beverage

How much does a refrigerated trailer cost?

53' single temp reefer trailers can cost between $65,000usd to $90,000usd depending on the specifications.

How much fuel does a refrigerated trailer use?

It will vary with how hard the unit has to work. In some cases the engine may never start and will not use any fuel, other loads and conditions could have it running continiously and burning 20 gallons of diesel a day.

How much to operate refrigerated trailer?

Assuming you are financing the trailer and aside from lease or finance costs, it will probably cost about $1.00 per hour of engine run time to maintain the reefer unit plus fuel and factor roughly 2 cents per km for trailer maintenance and tire costs.

How does a refrigerated trailer work?

A diesel engine runs a compressor and fan system which creates and moves the heating or cooling through the trailer to keep the load at a specific temperature.  The microprocessor measures the return air and decides when to start and run the system to maintain the temperature inside the trailer.

What are you refrigerated trailer purchasing options?

Whether you’re buying or leasing, make Maxim Truck & Trailer your first stop for new and used light, medium, and heavy duty trucks. Call 1-888-242-6126 or find a location near you.

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