Maneuvers tightly and takes only 50 seconds to hook or unhook a trailer.
Whether you call it a terminal tractor, yard truck, yard jockey, or yard spotter, it gets the job done more efficiently than over-the-road trailer trucks.
Terminal Tractors, a.k.a. yard trucks, yard jockeys, and yard spotter trucks, will quickly pay for themselves if your operators move 10 or more trailers daily. You get a pretty fast ROI, plus you’ll spend 20% less on fuel.
Yard trucks can put trailers in places semi trucks can't. Drivers can maneuver trailers and containers into tight spaces because yard trucks have a short wheelbase, tight turning radius, and a solid-mounted rear axle.
A yard truck allows operators to move three to four times more trailers per hour while reducing the chance of injuries and accidents. Revenue goes up, incidents go down.
Yard trucks are an economical choice for moving semi-trailers efficiently within cargo yards, warehouse facilities, railroad facilities, and more. Yard trucks are the right solution if you want:
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So, why should you choose a yard truck instead of over-the-road trucks to move trailers and containers?
In this video, you'll see a productivity challenge between an over-the-road truck and a yard truck.
A yard truck allows operators to move three to four times more trailers per hour while minimizing the chance of injuries and accidents. That is pretty impressive.
We asked some of our customers in Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Arkansas why they use yard trucks instead of over-the-road trucks to move trailers and containers. Read the article to learn the top 5 reasons to buy a yard truck.