Towing your new concession trailer for the first time can be intimidating. Prior to hitting the road with your trailer in tow, be sure to prepare yourself for success by following the 7 tips to safely tow your concession trailer below.
- Weight compatibility with your car or truck
It’s essential to adhere to your car or trucks manufacturer recommendations for weight capacity. Never exceed your vehicles towing maximum or you risk causing serious damage to your vehicle and new trailer.
- Load Balance
Your trailers load must be adequately balanced in order to ensure safety on the road. At least 60% of the trailer load should be positioned over the front half of the trailer. Also be sure to secure your cargo with ties so the load balance stays consistent throughout your drive.
- Keep Cool
If overheating your towing vehicle is a concern during [...]
The mobile food industry is a hot trend right now and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. If you’ve dreamed of opening a restaurant, but the thought of taking on something so big is intimidating, a food trailer can be a great way to test the waters. It offers lower start-up costs and lower overhead. Once you have a feel for the food trailer business, you can decide if you are ready to make the leap to restaurant owner.
Just as in any business, there are many things you need to know before hitting the asphalt with your shiny new food trailer. Here’s a quick guide of everything you should consider before taking your next step into the mobile food business…
- Start-Up Costs
There are many factors that go into determining an accurate start-up for this type of business. There are one-time costs, recurring start-up costs, and costs that can vary [...]