Towing the line

Like trucks, specialised trailers are drawing greater interest from buyers on Bauer Media Group’s truck classifieds network

Towing the line
Enquiries on refrigerated vans from the likes of Maxitrans up 28 per cent YoY


Pantechs, grain trailers and pig trailers recorded the biggest year-on-year (YoY) increases in enquiries on the Bauer Media Group truck classifieds network in the period January 1-May 18, 2020, exclusive new data reveals.

Almost 2,100 trailers – from A-trailers to water tankers – are currently advertised for sale across the network.

Enquiries on pantechs leapt 71 per cent in the period compared to the same time last year; ahead of grain trailers and pig trailers (+55 per cent), tag trailers (+48 per cent), tipper trailers (+36 per cent), refrigerated vans (+28 per cent), logging trailers (+25 per cent), curtain-sider pull trailers (+20 per cent), extendable trailers (+17 per cent), and car transporters (+14 per cent).

Horse floats, meanwhile, experienced the largest percentage increase in enquiries in the period, up 24 percent, followed by B-doubles and water tankers (+17 per cent), B-doubles and refrigerated curtain-siders (+12 per cent and +11 per cent respectively), tag trailers (+10 per cent), extendable trailers (+9 per cent), tipper trailers (+6 per cent), tilt deck trailers (+5 per cent), and side tippers (+4 per cent).

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