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The protection of a van. The loading flexibility of a flatbed.

Curtain sided transportation is suitable for almost all types of cargo, and as such it has become the most common type of transportation in Europe. There are numerous benefits that this type of transportation has in hand both for customers and for trucking companies as well.

Further in this article you can read everything about curtain sided transportation, starting from what a curtain side trailer is to what the most common cargo for curtain side truck are.

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1. What Is Curtain Sider Transportation

Curtain sided transportation is definitely IN this year.

There is no doubt why curtain sided s one of the most common types of transportation, and why it increases in popularity each year.

Thereupon, curtain sided transportation can offer your cargo the protection of a van and the loading flexibility of a flatbed. The benefits that this type of transportation has to offer are numerous.

Curtain sided transportation is a win-win choice both for customers as well as for trucking companies. Customers will enjoy a peace of mind by knowing that curtain sided trailers can protect their cargo as it would been a van or a box trailer, whereas truck drivers will enjoy the easy and quick loading and unloading from the sides and back of the trailer.

The numerous benefits that curtain sided transportation has in hand to offer not only that attracts more customers that choose this type of transportation, but as well it makes most trucking companies move forward with the curtain side concept.

2. What is a Curtain Side Trailer?

Curtain side trailers are achieving even bigger dominance in the Euro transportation market this year.

The European transportation market has been really quick in embracing the benefits of curtain side trailers thanks to its three unique features:

  • Flexibility
  • Safety
  • Easy cargo accessibility

Thereupon, the flexibility that this type of trailers offer enables trucking companies to accept regular cargo in both small and large sizes, but as well enables them with the capacity to accept odd-shaped or non-standard freight.

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Curtain sided trailers can simply handle whatever cargo challenges your daily schedule throws your way.

By including a curtain side trailer to your fleet you are saying yes to incorporate multiple loads in a single trailer without limitation on what the first or last load will be.

3. Most Common Cargo for Curtain Side Truck

We at Deni Internacional have often been asked, what type of cargo can be transported in a curtain side trailer?

The real answer is: with curtain sided trailer you can transport literally any type of cargo.

The protection that this type of trailer offers, makes its use appropriate for most goods.

In general, curtain sided transportation is used for cargo that is commonly carried on flatbed trailers, but the enclosed environment just widens the list of cargo that can be transported. Hence, this is just part of the cargo type that can be transported with curtain sided transportation:

Building Materials

  • doors
  • windows
  • lumber
  • laminates
  • bricks
  • other construction items


  • automotive components
  • aircraft and aerospace components
  • defence equipment
  • chemicals

General Cargoes

  •  agricultural equipment
  • food
  • seeds
  • airfreight
  • paper products

The list of items currently being hauled in curtain side trailers is exhaustive and, perhaps, too long to list completely.

4. Less Than Truckload and Full Truckload

Full truckload transportation and less than truckload transportation make the core of curtain sided transportation.

Curtain sided is the ideal transportation method for both types of shipment but especially for LTL.

When we say LTL shipments, we refer to small packages up to shipments that are too large to considered small packages, but do not make up a full truckload.

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Curtain sided transportation is the ideal method for LTL shipments because of trailers’ accessibility.

We at Deni Internacional are specialized in LTL or also known as part load shipments. We are currently offering regular transport and collective cargo from Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo to all European counties and backwards.

5. Importance Of Curtain Sider Transportation

The first and foremost benefit from curtain sided transport is its versatility.

Curtain sided trailers combine the advantages of an enclosed trailers and of a flatbed trailer.

As such it enables quick loading and unloading, as well as an easy accessibility to all cargo that is being transported in the trailer.

The four-side access allows the driver to load and unloading from ground level where docks are occupied or non-existent. Likewise, curtain sided trailers’ versatility enables the driver to load the cargo from the roof as well (with the help of a crane) .

Final Thoughts

All in all, if you have any of the above listed types of cargo, or cargo that was not listed but does fit in LTL, or full truckload but you want to protect it, then we strongly recommend you to go forward with curtain sided transportation.

We guarantee that by choosing this solution you will enjoy the flexibility of our well-trained professional drivers who are knowledgeable in all aspects of curtain-sided transportation. We can handle it all, regardless if it is LTL or FTL shipment.


Which type of road transportation is the best for my type of cargo?

This is the most frequently posed question by our clients.

The type of road cargo transportation is a very important consideration that one should think about when planning a cargo transportation.

There are many factors that contribute to determining the type of transportation, starting from the cargo size, weight up to the temperature-sensitivity.

Further in this article you can read more on all the types of road transportation services that we at Deni Internecinal can offer you.

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1. Curtain Sided Transportation

Curtain sided trucks are the most commonly used type of vehicles for general road haulage. These types of trucks have curtain roof and are covered with PVC curtain sides.

One of the reasons why this type of road cargo transportation is so popular is the curtain sides that this truck has, which enable easy loading and unloading.

Types Road Cargo Transportation

Moreover, curtain sided trucks are the perfect solution for commercial cargo.

All in all, curtain sided transportation can offer your cargo the protection of a dry van, and the convenience of a flat deck at the same time.

2. Flatbed Transportation

This type of road cargo transportation is generally used when there is a need to move large pieces of construction equipment or building supplies and containers. But, the use of flatbed transportation is not restricted to only that type of cargo.

One of the biggest benefits that flatbed road cargo transportation offers are:

  • Faster loading and unloading;
  • Better secured cargo;
  • Convenience;
  • Continuous space;
  • More weight capability;

Thereupon, regardless if you are in construction or general manufacturing, flatbed trucks are vital to any cargo transportation.

3. Temperature Controlled Transportation

Temperature controlled transportation has a growing impact on our everyday lives.

This type of road cargo transportation requires special, temperature controlled trucks. More precisely, the truck transporting sensitive products has a built-in refrigeration system, which helps in keeping the products at a desired temperature level throughout the overall transportation process.

In reality, for many products temperature controlled road cargo transportation is not an option, it is more of a necessity.

The biggest and the most important benefit that temperature controlled trucks can offer is keeping sensitive products from deteriorating and losing their value during the transportation.

4. Box Truck Transportation

Box trucks are easily recognizable by their large boxy like shaped metal structure.

This type of trucks is ideal for moving cargo that is sensitive to weather. In addition box trucks feature tie-down points to secure the cargo.

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The type of cargo that is being transported with box trucks includes:

  • Household goods
  • Packages
  • Perishables
  • Clothes
  • Home appliances

What makes the box truck a perfect solution for local routes is the cargo safety it provides.

5. Car-Carrying Transportation

Transporting a vehicle can be extremely nerve-racking, that is why many people nowadays choose to transport their vehicle from destination A to destination B via car-carrying transportation services.

Open car transportation means that your vehicle is going to be transported on an open trailer & exposed to the outdoors. Commercial car carrier trailers have built in ramps that make the loading and off-loading process easier. These trailers are using power hydraulics to raise or lower the ramps.

This type of car-carrying transportation is widely used.

6. Road Cargo Transportation – Tanker Transportation

Tanker truck transportation is only being associated to certain industries.

These types of trucks can refer both to a semi-truck that hauls tanks and to a straight truck that hauls tanks. This type of transportation is specialized for transporting a variety of liquids, chemicals or gases.

Depending upon customer’s needs, this type of transportation can be also used for transporting liquids of a hazardous nature, such as fuel and pesticides.

Final Thoughts

As you can see, there are numerous options for road cargo transportation. Each type of transportation has its advantages. Yet, prioritizing your needs and understanding your cargo is important when choosing the best type of road cargo transportation.

We at Deni Internacional can recognize the specific needs of our customers, by which we determine the type of service, if their cargo is more compatible for flatbed or one of the other road cargo transportation means.

Currently we are offering regular transport and collective cargo from Macedonia, Albania & Kosovo to all European countries and backwards. In addition to that, our fleet is equipped with GPS positioning and tracking, which enables us to have a 24/7 communication with our vehicles. Creating individualized, immediate and intelligent transport.