About Belt Trailers
A belt trailer utilizes a rubber conveyor belt that runs down the length of the trailer to grab onto and unload cargo. Typically, sloped plastic sides guide the material down onto the conveyor belt to make unloading an automatic task that the driver can complete from within the truck. Belt trailers are often referred to as “self-unloading” trailers and are able to unload an entire commercial trailer (40-53 ft. long) in as little as five minutes.
Companies that specialize in municipal waste hauling or recycling often make use of belt trailers, not only for efficiency but also because operators don’t need to get near potentially hazardous waste when unloading. Construction industries also employ belt trailers to haul road materials such as gravel and asphalt for the same reasons.
Transwest provides both sales and service of commercial-grade belt trailers. Our staff understands the industry and knows which brands to trust. We also know when and how to properly maintain your belt trailer. When you purchase a trailer with us, you can rest assured that you’ve got the right equipment for the job with one company you can count on from start to finish. We build relationships with our clients for the long haul.
The Transwest Difference
Since 1994, Transwest Trailers has been a premier dealer in trailer rentals and sales, both new and used, from the industry’s leading manufacturers. We’re proud to serve customers at our five dealership locations across the U.S. in industries like agriculture, commercial, construction, propane, oil and gas, and refined fuel. We pride ourselves on our expertise and customer service, which is why our team members are trained to understand how to best assist you in choosing the ideal trailer for your specific needs.
We’re a one-stop-shop for trailer purchases and rentals with Parts & Service also available at each dealership location. Transwest Trailers also offers financing options to ensure that you’re investing in the trailer you need at the time you need it most. Whether you already know the exact trailer type and manufacturer you want, or you need help comparing different choices, we’re here to help. Shop our inventory online and then contact us with any questions or to schedule a visit.
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