When searching for a trailer, trying to find one that meets your specific needs can be quite overwhelming. Accounting for different trailer brands, total miles on the trailer and the year the trailer was built, the amount of options seem endless. With Strick Trailer, those problems begin to fade away.
Who is Strick?
Strick has been in the trailer industry for a long time, and they have had their hand in many different trailer innovations over the years. Dating all the way back to the 1930s when Frank Strick built the first “frameless” monocoque trailer body, all the way until the 1980s when Strick introduced the first plate trailer design in the trailer industry. Nevertheless, Strick has helped shape what we know the trailer industry to be today.
If weight, durability, longevity, or suitability for special freight (i.e, beverages, paper, carpets, side doors, etc) are critical to your operation, Strick is clearly the superior choice. We will get into more of the specs below, but you should know that Strick is built for the wear and tear you experience on an every day basis. You aren’t buying a trailer that will break down in a few months. You are getting a well-equipped, fully-functioning top-notch trailer. Another big draw to Strick is their excellent customer service. Steve Burns, president of Strick, stresses how much the company values the customer:
“Strick excels at customer-ization. It is all about how you want it! Our job is to understand the unique specifications of our customers, to maximize the trailer’s performance for their operation, and combine those specifications to provide the lowest cost, longest lasting trailer they can buy.”
Strick gives special time to their customers, and they are directing more attention to their specialized line of custom trailers. This is one of the reasons why Strick has expanded its’ manufacturing facility in Indiana.
“This expansion gives us the flexibility to build low volume, specialized trailers with shorter lead times. By shifting the production of our more customized, special order trailers from our main production line to the new line, we have increased our overall production capacity by 25%.”
Whatever you may be looking for in a trailer, Strick has you covered. Being around for many years, Strick builds trailers that you can know have either stood the test of time or have been altered to fit the needs of their customers.
Compare and Contrast
We have attached a chart that you can view to see the differences between a composite panel dry van and a Strick TF1 Sheet and Post. If you don’t want to take the time to look through the entire chart, we have picked out a couple of key differences that may surprise you:
- Composite Panel Dry Vans have a life cycle of 5-7 years while a Strick TF1 can last up to 15+ years.
- Composite trailers face a $150 structural repair fee per panel while a Strick TF1 only has a $50 structural repair fee per panel.
- Composite trailers experience bowing of the sidewall from carrying paper, carpets, tires and other similar freight. The Strick TF1 has a Monocoque construction with mechanical fasteners between posts, sheets, rails, and crossmembers, which allows for much more stability in the sidewalls.
If you are interested in more of these facts, contact us for a free Strick Trailer PDF!
If you think Strick is right the trailer for you, contact us so we can help you move in the right direction today!