GMC Sierra 3500 Flatbed Trucks for Sale - Nationwide

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Flatbed trucks for sale: What’s the most common flatbed size?

The most common flatbed size is between 8 and 26 feet long. The standard width of a flatbed truck is 8 feet wide. However, depending on the needs of the flatbed owner, there are different sizes such as: 16 ft, 18 ft, 20 ft, 21 ft, 22 ft, 24 ft, 26 ft, 28 ft, and 30 ft. Browse our inventory of flatbed trucks above and select which one is right for you.

What are the benefits of a flat bed truck?

Flatbed trucks are ideal for carrying heavy and odd shaped items as they have a flat and open space to put them into. You can load and unload things easily from all sides and they can be customized to fit different needs, making them versatile for different jobs. If you are interested, reach out to the sales team by filling out your information (first name and last name for example etc) for more details.

Is a new flat bed truck for sale better than a used flatbed truck?

If the flatbed has low mileage, has no history of vehicle wreck, and has had consistent vehicle maintenance, it is a good option to consider a used flatbed truck.

How much does it cost to buy a flatbed truck for sale?

Most new flatbed trucks can cost anywhere from $30,000 for medium-duty, baseline trucks, to $85,000 for heavy-duty, fully loaded trucks.

Can anyone drive flatbeds?

Anyone with a high school diploma or GED can drive a flatbed truck. Then, all you need is to obtain a commercial driving license (CDL).

Is driving a flatbed truck hard?

Flatbed truck driving is said to be one of the most challenging and dangerous trucking gigs out there. This is due to the size and shapes of the loads that the driver must secure and haul.

What license do you need to drive truck flatbeds?

To drive a flatbed truck, you will need a Class A CDL which is required for any combination of commercial vehicles exceeding a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,000 pounds.

Flatbed truck for sale: What do I need to do if I want to purchase right now?

Look for the flatbed truck you like and click on the orange button that says “I’m Interested!”. Fill out the information or call the phone number on the screen and we will help you with your questions around the flatbed truck.

Which Ford flatbed truck is better?

There are many options when selecting a Ford flatbed truck such as: Ford f350, Ford e450, Ford f450, Ford f550, and Ford F-650. However, when you select your flatbed truck, it's important to think about your needs in terms of features required to the job, budget, and the specific brand you prefer.

Where can I find a reliable used flatbed truck for sale?

Browse throughout this page to find the flatbed truck that's right for you. If you want to see more specific types of used flatbed trucks, you can use the filters on the left side of the page to find the perfect fit for you. We also offer other types of trucks (tow trucks, pickup trucks etc) that you can explore if you have other vehicle needs as well.

How do people use flatbed trucks?

People use flatbed trucks for a variety of purposes due to their versatility and ability to transport large, bulky, or heavy items. Here are some common uses: 1) Construction - Transporting Building Materials: Flatbed trucks are ideal for carrying lumber, steel beams, bricks, and other construction materials. - Moving Heavy Machinery: These trucks can transport heavy equipment like excavators, bulldozers, and cranes. 2) Agriculture - Hauling Farm Equipment: Tractors, plows, and other large agricultural machinery are often transported using flatbed trucks. - Carrying Produce: Bulk quantities of harvested crops can be moved efficiently. 3) Logistics and Freight - Shipping Large Goods: Flatbeds are used for items that don’t fit in standard enclosed trailers, such as oversized or irregularly shaped cargo. 4) Industrial Uses - Transporting Raw Materials: Flatbed trucks are used to move raw materials like steel coils, pipes, and large sheets of metal. - Delivering Manufactured Goods: Finished products too large for standard trucks, like prefabricated buildings or large machinery. 5) Emergency and Utility Services - Disaster Relief: In emergencies, flatbed trucks can quickly transport large quantities of supplies, equipment, and vehicles. - Utility Work: Utility companies use flatbeds to carry poles, transformers, and other equipment for repair and maintenance. 6) Event and Entertainment Stage and Equipment Transport: They are used to transport stages, lighting, and sound equipment for concerts and events. 7) Moving and Hauling General Hauling: Individuals and businesses use flatbeds for moving large items like furniture, appliances, and vehicles. 8) Specialty Uses - Military: Transporting heavy military equipment and vehicles. - Forestry: Carrying logs and timber from forests to processing facilities. The open design of flatbed trucks makes loading and unloading easier with cranes or forklifts, adding to their practicality for many industries.

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