XL Specialized

Advanced Freight Dynamics LLC (AFD) of Spring, Texas, specializes in OS/OW shipments nationwide within the oil and gas, wind and energy markets. AFD needs a trailer that is versatile and durable, which is why it goes with XL. Four of the company's five trailers are less than two years old, while the oldest trailer in the fleet is a 1997 XL 35-ton trailer.

Trailers are one of the most crucial products in the marketplace because of their ability to take anything from point A to point B, no matter the industry. They are largely underappreciated because they are simply the transportation vehicles, not the end product.

XL Specialized Trailers is introducing the next model in its galvanized trailer series, a mechanical full-width gooseneck (MFG). The XL galvanized 80 MFG is now available and is ideal for commercial applications, according to the manufacturer. XL builds its galvanized units with the same T-1 flange, 80K web as its other lowboys.

XL Specialized Trailers is adding its low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck (HDG) trailer to its lineup. The XL 110 Low-Profile HDG features a loaded deck height of only 15 in. (38 cm). With a capacity of 110,000 lbs. (49,895 kg) in 12 ft. (3.6 m), the unit is ideal for versatile hauling in construction and commercial applications.

XL Specialized Trailers features the new multi-axle XL 130 hydraulic detachable gooseneck (HDG) trailer in its lineup. This lightweight 2+2+2 configuration is capable of scaling 130,000 lbs. (58,967 kg) with a tandem axle set up, ideal for hauling in the southwest.

XL Specialized Trailers displayed their new prototype Bottom Dump design at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2017. The 25 cubic yard or 60,000 pound capacity trailer has a base weight 1,000 pounds lighter than the standard model, giving the user more payload capacity.

XL Specialized Trailers has introduced a new trailer to its lineup with the XL 80 Power Tail trailer. Ideal for transporting medium-duty construction equipment, the trailer features a hydraulic fold-under flip tail ramp for quick loading and unloading of hard-to-load equipment.

Moving a heavy object or piece of equipment from one place to another involves transporting that object in some manner, whether it be human strength, animal power or in most instances — trailers. There are as many types of trailers available as there are jobs that need items hauled.

XL Specialized Trailers recently opened a fully functioning trailer service center located across the street from its headquarters and main manufacturing facility in Manchester, Iowa. The service center is designed specifically to service trailers: lowboys, flatbeds and other trailer models.

XL Specialized Trailers recently named Hale Trailer, Brake & Wheel its 2015 Dealer of the Year for the second consecutive year. XL presented the award to Hale on March 30 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The XL Dealer of the Year is determined based on sales performance.

XL Specialized Trailers features the XL 80 mini-deck hydraulic detachable gooseneck (HDG) lowboy in its lineup, which uses a 3-beam design to provide users with the ultimate in versatility. Featuring a loaded deck height of 12 in. (30.5 cm) with 4 in.