This article describes the variations of logistics trucks, truck types and capacities, including box trucks, fuso trucks, tronton trucks, etc. Each type of truck is designed to transport different types of cargo and has unique specifications regarding dimensions, carrying capacity and use.
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Logistics truck activities
The essential role of these trucks is depicted in connecting deliveries over long distances while carrying goods from manufacturers to retailers and end users. The following are the types of trucks for logistics activities.
Logistics Truck: Pick Up
Pick-up trucks are trucks that have a separate frame/cab section from the open box. According to information from Car Throttle, the pickup, which is based on a truck concept, is divided into two parts, generally providing more interior space.
They are considered a smaller scale variant of trucks, designed for family use or small scale businesses. Trucks with compact size, medium size, full size, even heavy class, can be included in the pick-up truck category.
Logistics Truck: Truck Box CDE (Colt Diesel Engkel)
CDE truck is an abbreviation of Colt Diesel Engkel, which refers to trucks with a relatively small size. This vehicle has four tires, consisting of two tires on the front and two tires on the back. In terms of carrying capacity, the Colt Diesel truck is a type of Engkel truck which is capable of carrying loads of up to two tons.
In terms of dimensions, this truck is much more compact than a CDD truck, with a length of less than four meters.
CDE trucks are often seen passing through urban areas because their size allows them to fit into narrow alleys the size of an ordinary car. In terms of price, Colt Diesel Engkel is more economical than the Colt Diesel Double variant. The price ranges below 200 million.
CDE type trucks are generally trucks that transport goods, animals, bulk materials and other transportation purposes. Its use can be adjusted to existing needs.
Logistics Truck: CDD Box Truck (Double)
CDD is an abbreviation of Colt Diesel Double. CDD type trucks are small capacity vehicles equipped with six wheels. There are four wheels at the back and two wheels at the front, capable of carrying a maximum load of up to four tons.
The CDD model truck is included in the delivery truck category which has several variations, namely: the standard CDD box variant has a length of up to four meters with a width and height that does not exceed two meters. The carrying capacity of this Standard CDD Box truck reaches four tons. The Standard CDD Box truck type is also equipped with an aluminum safety box which has a volume of 16 cubic meters.
Then, there is also a Jumbo Box type CDD truck variant. The Jumbo CDD Box truck is more than six meters long with a width and height of up to 2.5 meters. The Jumbo CDD Box truck has a carrying capacity of up to six tons and is equipped with a steel safety box.
Logistics Truck: Fuso Trucks
As a major company in the commercial vehicle industry in Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) produces a wide range of trucks and buses designed for various operational conditions. Trucks and buses from FUSO represent highly efficient, comfortable and safe professional vehicles, with versatile carrying capabilities and driving comfort.
FUSO’s network of brand repair facilities spans the globe, providing a wide range of spare parts and customer service to consumers in more than 170 global markets. All this makes FUSO Daimler Trucks a truly international brand.
Tronton trucks are a type of logistics truck that needs to be recognized by all individuals. This vehicle is included in the category of cars that have much larger dimensions. In its design, the tronton truck is equipped with ten wheels and three sets of axles. Its payload capacity reaches 10 tons.
Trolley trucks are popularly used as a means of transporting goods, both in the expedition sector and other fields. The majority of business sectors use these trucks for the process of loading and delivering goods until they reach their intended destination.
One type of logistics truck that is quite popular is the wingbox truck. This vehicle comes with three sides that can be opened, namely on the right, left and rear. All sides of this truck can be easily opened to facilitate efficient loading and moving of goods.
Wingbox trucks have two sets of axles, while tronton type wingbox trucks are equipped with three sets of axles. The maximum load that can be carried varies depending on the vehicle body design.
A trintin car is a type of logistics truck with a load capacity of up to 20 tons or more. This truck is also included in the category of trucks that can be used to transport large and abundant amounts of goods. Just like the tronton car, the trintin car also has three wheel axles.
This type of trailer truck is a type of movable logistics truck that is produced to be towed by a separate vehicle. This trailer does not have the ability to move or be driven independently.
To fulfill certain tasks, trucks can utilize different types of trailers. The process is simply connecting and disconnecting the new trailer. When the trailer is connected to the driver’s cab, the entire vehicle is referred to as a truck. However, keep in mind that trailers cannot be replaced as easily as conventional trucks.
A number of logistics trucks previously explained require special permits and licenses to be operated within the business scope. This article will provide information about various types of trucks in the logistics industry, including details of their carrying capacity, intended use, and other specifications.
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