Industrial Carriers

Curry Supply is proud to be a distributor of the Versatran Retriever, bringing highly efficient and durable industrial carriers to its customer base. With its unique patented design, the Retriever can do the work of several different types of trucks. The carrier boasts an air-operated curved platform, and ramp system that offers greater hauling capacity, faster cycle times, lowest deck height in the industry, as well as being able to operate the system without idling the truck.

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  • What is an industrial carrier?

    Industrial carriers are specialized pieces of transportation equipment that offer a completely simplified and effective method of transporting various types of equipment in industrial zones. Industrial carriers offer excellent operating flexibility making them a suitable option across many different industries.

    However, not all industrial carriers are the same, and some possess specific features that make them unique in terms of maximum operation efficiency. The Versatran Retriever line of industrial transporters boasts an air operated curved platform and a ramp system that allow for increased hauling capacity and faster cycle times.

    Also, the Versatran Retriever has the lowest height of deck in the industry, making it the most accessible industrial carrier available on the market today. Plus, the Versatran Retriever has the ability for operating the entire system without having to idle the truck.

  • How do industrial carriers work?

    Industrial carriers are used to transport specialized industrial equipment. The single most important characteristic of an industrial transporter is its bed. The better the bed design, the more versatile an industrial carrier is, and the easier it is to load industrial vehicles and equipment onto the carrier, making it a great option for use in various industries.

    Also, a vital component of an industrial carrier is the mechanism that raises and lowers the rear deck, which allows the mounting of industrial equipment and vehicles. You want a carrier that has the capacity to lift heavy machinery without having to idle, which means that the perfect raising and lowering mechanism on an industrial carrier should use air springs.

    Finally, an industrial carrier should possess capabilities to secure the vehicles or the equipment being transported to ensure it does not get damaged during transportation around the worksite. 

    The Versatran Retriever is an industrial transporter that boasts the most flexible bed design, an advanced air spring rear deck lift mechanism, as well as excellent safety features for both the equipment and the personnel operating the transported. It has 140 tie-down spots for maximum equipment security.

  • Who uses industrial transporters?

    There is a need for industrial transporters in any industry that has a number of necessary industrial machines and vehicles that need to be transported both on-site and off-site, depending on the current needs. Some of the industries that utilize industrial carriers are mining, gas, oil, waste, construction, etc. 

    The more versatile the industrial carrier, the higher it’s utilization value in different industries. The Versatran Retriever is one of the most flexible all-round industrial carriers making it a suitable choice in many different industries. 

    The Retriever has a unique bed design that allows it reach the lowest loading angle on the market, and it also possesses a state-of-the-art air-spring mechanism for lowering and raising of the rear deck which allows it to operate the bed while off. This saves costs, making it a viable investment no matter your industry.

  • How long are industrial carriers?

    The length of an industrial carrier depends on its design and projected use, but it also depends on the highest possible weight it is set to transport. The Versatran Retriever, one of the best industrial transporters in the industry, comes in three different lengths at Curry Supply, depending on the carry capacity.

    • Retriever 15T is 24’ – 28’ long.
    • Retriever 20T is 24’ – 30’ long.
  • What are the characteristics of a quality industrial carrier?

    Industrial carriers are one of the essential pieces of industrial machinery which foster smooth operation on and off the worksite. In order to be able to purchase a quality industrial carrier, you should look for the following vital characteristics:

    • Adaptability – An industrial carrier should be designed in such a way that it allows operation in multiple industries.
    • Bed design – A quality industrial transporter should possess a unique bed design that allows the lowest loading angle possible.
    • Mechanism – The mechanism for raising and lowering the rear deck should be able to operate while the truck is off, reducing idling time and cutting down costs.
    • Safety – An industrial transporter has to be built with safety as the top priority.

    The Versatran Retriever has all of the necessary prerequisites that make a quality industrial transporter.

  • Which safety features should I look for in an industrial transporter?

    When you’re in the market for an industrial transporter, you should definitely place safety as a priority. There are several safety features that make an industrial carrier a sound option for your business:

    • In order to be able to load the industrial equipment onto the bed as safely as possible, you should look for an industrial transporter with a deck that can go as low as 41”.
    • The shallow ramp angles make it easier and safer to drive the equipment directly onto the deck.
    • It is essential to secure the load once it’s on the bed, and the high number of tie-down areas means you can secure your load better.
    • You should look for an industrial carrier that has a non-skid surface, so you can operate it even when the weather’s adverse.
    • Lastly, grabs and steps on the industrial transporter offer the final part of safety.

    The Versatran Retriever industrial carrier has the lowest possible deck angle in the industry, and it boasts 140 tie-down areas, which allows you to adequately secure your industrial equipment once it’s loaded onto the transporter.

  • How can a good industrial carrier save money for my business?

    High-quality industrial carriers will save money for your business in the long run. The Versatran Retriever possesses several money-saving features that make it an excellent choice no matter your industry.

    • The Versatran Retriever has a quicker loading rate, which can end up saving you money. It can do that by:
      • Allowing you to drive the equipment directly onto the truck, not winch it on.
      • Letting you chain the load down off the ground, due to a low deck height.
      • The high number of tie-down spots make it a lot easier to secure your load.
    • The Retriever eliminates idling while loading the equipment onto the bed, allowing you to reduce truck operating costs.
    • The Versatran Retriever was designed as a simple and sturdy piece of equipment that cuts down on maintenance costs by eliminating:
      • Hose reeving
      • PTO shaft
      • Slides
      • Power tracks
      • Rollers
      • Hydraulic pump
    • Because it’s lighter than other similar equipment, the Retriever allows you to increase the load. By adding more to your loads, you can reduce the number of trips and save money.

    The Versatran Retriever offers comprehensive transportation solutions that can potentially save you a lot of money every year, allowing you to transfer your remaining funds elsewhere and increase your revenue.

  • How can an industrial transporter increase profitability?

    A dependable industrial carrier can increase your business’s profitability by improving its productivity. For example, the Versatran Retriever, one of the leading industrial transporters available, helps you increase profitability in the following ways:

    • The Retriever is highly flexible and can be adapted to a variety of equipment, allowing you to transport many different pieces of equipment using a single carrier.
    • The Retriever is very easy to operate and allows for faster loading times, giving you the chance to handle more pieces of equipment in a single day.
    • The Retriever is the single industrial carrier you will need, which will help you significantly cut down costs of owning and maintaining several pieces of equipment.
  • What industrial transporters do you offer?

    At Curry Supply, we team up with only the leading names in the industry, which is why we offer the Versatran Retriever – the best industrial transporter in the business. The Retriever is light, versatile, and adaptable, and it can cater to the varying needs across many different industries.

    The Versatran Retriever boasts many unique features that make it one of the best options when it comes to carriers:

    • It has a unique bed design which means that the Versatran Retriever can go as low as 41’.
    • It uses an air spring raising and lowering mechanism, which allows it to function while idle.
    • It has 140 tie-down areas, making it easy to properly secure any piece of equipment you load onto it.
    • The Retriever chassis flexibility means that you can have a Versatran Retriever on your existing truck.
    • All these features make the Versatran Retriever extremely efficient, saving you money down the line.

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