United Rentals’ fleet of flatbed and utility trailers are ideal for towing tools, equipment, machinery, and various materials. We offer single- and tandem-axle tilt bed, deckover, drop deck, and dump trailers with deck lengths from 7 to 20 feet for cargo of all sizes.
For our full list of flatbed and utility trailers for rent, view the items below. For more information, visit our resource section.
9,500-23,700 lb. payload capacity depending on model
3,700-6,800 lb. empty weight depending on model
13,200-30,500 lb. GVWR depending on model; CDL required
Uses: Ideal for towing heavy equipment and machinery wherever you need it
FAQs About Flatbed & Utility Trailers
Our heavy-duty flatbed trailers include deckover options and hydraulic drop deck models, and our utility trailers feature railings to secure your cargo. We offer trailers for rent with wooden or steel decks to suit your needs. Deck lengths start with our modest 7-to-10-foot utility trailer and end with our largest 18-to-20-foot flatbed trailer rental. For more information on selecting the best trailer configuration and size, visit our Project Uptime article on choosing the right type of flatbed and utility trailer. Our trailers come from trusted manufacturers like Felling, Gatormade, Bri-Mar, Anderson and more.
Utility trailers are usually around 5- to 8-feet wide, while flatbed trailers are often upwards of 10-feet wide thanks to the added space the absence of side rails affords.
How much do flatbed or utility trailers typically weigh?
Flatbed trailers can range from as little as 4,000 pounds to upwards of 10,000 pounds when empty. Utility trailers are commonly lighter and usually weigh between 500 and 2,000 pounds.
How much weight can flatbed or utility trailers carry?
This varies greatly based on the specifications of the trailer. However, utility trailers are often rated between 1,000 and 3,000 pounds, with the largest flatbed trailers featuring higher capacities up to a maximum of 48,000 pounds.