Used Food Trailers: Are They a Smart Investment?

It’s easy to see the endless opportunity of owning and operating a food trailer.  One of the biggest questions that many potential entrepreneurs may face when entering the industry is: what are the differences between purchasing a used food trailer and buying a custom-built food trailer?

Here we break down the differences you can expect to encounter as you decide if purchasing a used food trailer is worth the investment for your business. 


One of the biggest factors in making any purchase.  The lower entry price is tempting.  It’s important to keep in mind that when you are purchasing a previously owned food trailer, though the cost is initially lower, it is likely that you will have to put money into the mechanical work or customizing the trailer to fit your needs. These fixes can add up quickly and the lure of the initial price tag will start to fade. The cost of a [...]

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