Tennessee Tilt

Comfort in Transport

The Tennesse Tilt Shipping Container Trailer


The Tennessee Tilt Shipping container trailer is designed as a lightweight, efficient, Shipping Container Trailer. Weighing in at under 9,000lbs with a GVWR of 21,000lbs. This lightweight trailer is designed to carry 1 – 40′ Shipping Container, 1 – 20′ Shipping Container, or 2 – 20′ Shipping Containers. The unique 2 20′ Shipping Container design allows you to be more effecient when delivering containers to their destination. You can drop on 20′ Shipping Container to Customer 1 and then deliver Shipping Container 2 to client 2 without having to go back to your yard for another Shipping Container.

The Tennessee Tilt Shipping container trailer is a perfectly balanced Tri-Axle design that keeps tongue weight within the requirements of most truck manufacturers recommendations, while keeping your load secure and balanced behind you. It boasts a total of 8 retractable twist locks eliminating the need to strap down your load, getting you in and out of Depots and Ports in an efficient manner cutting your load an unload times down by 2/3, while eliminating the worry of worn straps and fines.

Overall Solution and history:
The Tennessee Tilt was designed and operated by two passionate people from Eastern Tennessee that have 72 years of combined experience in the automotive, fabrication, shipping container and trailer manufacturing industries. The Tennessee Tilt has been carefully and meticulously designed with the operator in mind while keeping the utmost in on the road safety and meeting all DOT regulations.

This solution will get you in and out of any port and depot in the most efficient manner, getting you back out on the road as quickly as possible, helping maximize your profits by keeping your load weights to a minimum and minimizing load and unload times. The combined total weight of the Tennessee Tilt with a 40′ High Cube Shipping Container is right around 13,000lbs with a single 20′ Standard Shipping Container, and right around 18,300lbs with 2, 20′ Standard Shipping Containers. 

If the Tennessee Tilt is right for you please get in touch with us for pricing and manufacturing lead times, each unit is built to order and comes in Tennessee Orange.


  • GVWR: 21,000lbs
  • Actual Weight: 8,700lbs
  • Axles: 3 each 7,000lb Axles
  • Tires: 8 Lug ST235/80r16
    10 ply Load Rating E
  • Brakes: Electric (All Axles)
  • Overall: Length 51′
  • Deck Length 43′
  • Overall: Width 98.5″
  • Lighting: 12v LED
  • 3 Built in Toolboxs
  • Deck Height: 37″


  • Jacks: 2 each High Speed 12k Wind Downs (Pictured with Optional 12k hydraulic)
  • Spare Tire: 1
    (Pictured without Spares)
  • Steel Construction: A992/A572 Structural I Beams
  • Coupler: Wind Down 30k for 2 5/16″ Ball
  • 8 Shipping Container Retractable Twist Locks
  • Flatbed Height: 42″

Tennessee Tilt

Gooseneck Design

Tennessee Tilt

Retractable Twist-Locks

Tennessee Tilt

Unique Tri-Axle Design

Cool Facts:

  • DOT Approved in all 50 States
  • No Chains or Straps Required
  • Dual Winch Design
  • Scissor Lift Tilt Deck
  • Tuck Away Rear Bumper
  • Easy to Use
  • Lightweight
  • Industrial Grade Construction
  • Ample Tool Storage
  • Redundant Battery Systems