Skel Trailer

Enhanced stability, renowned reliability and backed by over 75 years of Freighter innovation. The Freighter Skeletal trailer range is as flexible as you are, offering a wide array of styles, options and configurations to suit your work load. Their low profile, strong but lightweight design delivers logistical solutions to meet any transport need.

Designed to withstand rigorous wharf loading conditions, Freighter Skeletal trailers are low tare, high payload trailers that work with you to give you a competitive advantage.

Main Applications: Container transport

All Freighter Skeletal trailers are backed by MaxiTRANS’ national dealer and service network.

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Key Specifications (nominal)

  • Overall Width: 2,490mm
  • Lightweight chassis
  • Designed to suit 9’6ft height containers
  • Side loader pads 
  • Rocker foot landing legs
  • Swinging tyre carrier
  • Radius guards
  • Auto slack adjusters
  • Configuration: Available in Lead, Tag, B-Double and Road Train combinations. In either straight or drop deck configurations.


Available as either a standard, drop deck or logging configuaration, the skel can be configured as either a Single or Tag trailer in TL2, TL4 or TL6 combinations. Customised combinations also available.

To find out how we can help you with the right solution for your business, contact your nearest MaxiTRANS dealer.