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How do you transport your portable toilets? In the portable sanitation industry, there are a variety of unit hauler options designed to meet the various delivery needs of PROs. The infographic below provides a summary of some of the most common.

Many PROs utilize a combination of different hauler types. When considering a hauler purchase, make a list of your needs and discuss them with a truck or trailer manufacturer. They can help you find the ideal option for your needs, which may include a customized product to help you maximize your return on investment.

Regardless of which hauler you go with, put together and follow a good maintenance schedule to check the wiring, straps and, most importantly, bearings, tires and hitch to ensure they are in good condition and safe.

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A Look at Hauler Options

Toilet Trailer

Includes built-in bars or strapping system to secure the unit skids.

4’ x 8’ = 2 units

8’ x 8’ = 4 units

8’ x 12’ = 6 units

8’ x 16’ = 8 units

8’ x 20’ = 10 units*

8’ x 24’ = 12 units*

8’ x 28’ = 14 units

8’ x 32’ = 16 units*

8’ x 36’ = 18 units

8’ x 40’ = 20 units*

8’ x 44’ = 22 units

8’ x 48’ = 24 units

* Most common sizes. Prices range from $4,000 to $9,000 depending on options.

  • An alternative is a flat deck trailer that can carry many different types of units and sinks, but you will need to use tie downs on every unit on the trailer to keep them in place.

Pumper Truck with Fold-Down Rack

Allows drivers to make new service deliveries or have backup units available while on their service route.

2 units

Flatbed Truck

Allows for the transportation of additional units while still having pumping capabilities, if desired.

Short bed with pump = 4 units

Medium bed with pump = 6 units

Long bed with pump = 8 units

Long bed without pump = 10 units

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