Xtra lease trailers???

Discussion in 'Knight' started by Collord216, Jul 19, 2013.

  1. Collord216

    Collord216 Light Load Member

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    Up north west here and I've seen quite a few knight trucks, not owner ops or lease trucks with xtra lease trailers.. What's up with that?
     
  2. gow916

    gow916 Bobtail Member

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    I would imagine lack of trailers in that area...
     
  3. Wolfyinc

    Wolfyinc Road Train Member

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    From what im understanding there is a ton of freight picking up right now for companies and lack of trailers, trucks, drivers......
    I work for Swift and heard from a few that we have been short on trailers too, I know I have been getting plenty of loads keeping me busy.
     
  4. Collord216

    Collord216 Light Load Member

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  5. drozzer69

    drozzer69 Road Train Member

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    Knight doesn't have enough trailers out there. Their ratio should be for every one truck should be three trailers. Sadly not the case. Also there are many vendors that require a specific trailer pool. So you go somewhere to do d & hk, the stays the same. You bobtail in, the pool goes down a trailer, next driver goes in and the load is not ready. Also knight sells their trailers after about 8-10 years. So right now they are collecting all the 61... and early 62... trailers.
     
  6. Collord216

    Collord216 Light Load Member

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    Well I landed myself an xtra lease. Came from amazon.com boy these trailers are nice! Instead of a bar to pull for sliding tandems you press a button and it actuated by air, took me a few minutes to figure out lol, all l.e.d lighting. These are nice
     
  7. XTRATRUCKING

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    They are super nice! They have their own spec. Galvinized everywhere, side skirts, low rolling resistant tires on all new vans. Plus now they've outfitted all their trailers with a new tracking device. Can't remember the name but they are definitely the Cadillac of trailers.
     
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