Reefers?

Discussion in 'Saia' started by coondogg, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. coondogg

    coondogg Freight Herder

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    Saw a Saia reefer today in Columbus. Whassup with that? Never seen one before. What kind of freight do you guys use them for? (This was an actual reefer, not a heated van trailer)
     
  2. conartist

    conartist Active Member

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    They're used as heater vans... most of them used to be Xtra lease reefers, but we use them for 'protect from freeze' freight in the winter.
     
  3. Lazer

    Lazer lied to again

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    Dayton Freight does the same thing.
     
  4. coondogg

    coondogg Freight Herder

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    Copy. I wasn't sure if it was to use them as heaters for that kind of freight or something crazy they were doing. I haven't seen a Dayton reefer yet, just the heaters. Thanks for the info.
     
  5. gearraker

    gearraker Active Member

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    Ya we have 60 of those trailers in are system...they for are freezable lanes...we have been using them all summer in columbus for what ever though
     
  6. PistonRing83

    PistonRing83 Well-Known Member

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    They use them on short linehaul runs out of the Chicago area all the time, as well. Still not enough pups in the system yet to go around.
     
  7. gearraker

    gearraker Active Member

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    We have been using ares in the city..they have not left my terminal all summer
     

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