Because not all freight is created equal—in size or profitability—a curtainside drop deck provides the ultimate array of options for hauling a wide variety of freight on a single trailer. Standard curtain side trailers are well-known for their versatility. Three-side loading/unloading options plus retractable curtains permit these hybrids to morph from standard enclosed van to flatbed and back again at any point along the route. The time-consuming and safety-challenged process of tarping big loads is also eliminated for large flatbed style freight. Conventional dry van freight, meanwhile, can be speedily loaded or unloaded from the ground if necessary, with or without an available dock. Everything loaded onto a curtainsider is always accessible wherever it may be located on the trailer, opening up options for partial loads and haul-backs.