Our Latest Blog Posts
Feb 22, 2021
More hinge points doesn’t mean a better trailer. SmithCo side dumps are designed with the right number for lighter weight, less maintenance and better performance.
Feb 3, 2021
Hauling fly ash can be complicated, requiring careful consideration of your trailer, dumping conditions, and safety measures. Simplify with a side dump.
Jan 25, 2021
The trucking and trailer industry is always changing and adapting to the world around us. SmithCo President and CEO Scott Lovell sees these key trends for 2021.
Jan 5, 2021
SmithCo’s detailed welding process for each side dump trailer we make ensure our trailers the most durable, highest-quality side dumps in the industry.
Dec 16, 2020
Read our guide of key things to keep in mind as you operate your SmithCo side dump trailer. It’s far simpler than an end dump to help maximize productivity.
Dec 4, 2020
SmithCo side dump trailers are built to last, but if a customer should need a new part, the Parts & Service department is here to help.
Nov 20, 2020
SmithCo’s lead engineer designer, Orelous Bousquet shares details about designing safe and innovative side dump trailers at SmithCo.
Nov 4, 2020
SmithCo’s SX Series and CP30 Construction Pup trailers were featured in the November 2 Construction Equipment Guide, as well as Truck and Trailer Guide.
Oct 26, 2020
When it comes to side dump trailers, quality is key. SmithCo’s intensive quality control process ensures that their trailers work the way they should, every time.
Oct 2, 2020
SmithCo Side Dump SX Series are workhorses, the most versatile of our trailers because there is nothing it won’t haul. Built with durability in mind.
Sep 3, 2020
Each state and province has different bridge laws. Bridge law drawings depict specific truck and trailer combinations, the truck’s payload and axle loads.
Jul 14, 2020
Get an inside look at side dump sales with district sales manager, Gerred Zeising. He shares details about his career and why he loves working at SmithCo.
Jun 30, 2020
Over the past 25 years, SmithCo’s innovative side dump trailer solutions have helped companies find an alternative to costly end dump trailer tip overs.
May 28, 2020
Dual hauling side dump trailers are a popular option for many industries because of their increased payload capacity.
Apr 28, 2020
From DOT inspections and tub extensions to tarp systems and wet kits, SmithCo’s trailer repair shop exists to keep customers hauling safely.
Apr 16, 2020
SmithCo's exceptional customer service during the trailer sales and speccing process is reliant on knowledgeable employees like Duane Myears.
Apr 2, 2020
Last month, SmithCo traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada to attend CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 (ConExpo), North America’s largest construction equipment trade show.
Mar 20, 2020
Whether you’re moving up to a new model, or no longer need your current trailer, SmithCo can help you navigate through the used side dump trailer trade-in process.
Mar 2, 2020
Our procedures through each stage of the paint process ensure the job gets done to the highest standard.
Jan 21, 2020
From mining to construction to agriculture, there’s nothing a custom SmithCo side dump trailer can’t haul.
Jan 9, 2020
Get an inside look at side dump sales with sales engineer, Jim Verros. He shares details about his career and why he loves working at SmithCo.
Dec 6, 2019
SmithCo team members are experts at matching each trailer to the specific bridge laws of the area.
Nov 26, 2019
Side dump sizes are impacted by many factors, including materials hauled, road conditions, and location.
Nov 7, 2019
SmithCo engineers can customize trailers for whatever and wherever you haul – to exactly meet your needs.
Oct 23, 2019
Our side dump trailers are built with a watertight design, to ensure your job is successful.
Oct 9, 2019
Since starting here at SmithCo, I’ve come to have a hand in a lot of facets of the business. My role as a manager extends to parts and service, warranty,...
Jul 31, 2019
Purchasing a new trailer is a decision that isn’t made lightly. It’s a large investment, and we know that. That’s why—unlike other trailer manufacturers—SmithCo takes great care to offer peace...
Jul 10, 2019
There are many things that set SmithCo apart from other side dump manufacturers. One important thing is the quality and experience of our workforce. No company has engineered or produced...
Jun 7, 2019
The SmithCo side dump trailer blog will be your go-to source for staying up to date on the latest news and projects we’re involved in, as well as what sets...
Jun 7, 2019
There are many reasons why customers choose SmithCo side dump trailers over other products on the market. Our passion for advanced engineering and innovation is one—we’re constantly striving to stay...
Jun 7, 2019
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive one of SmithCo’s high-quality, durable side dump trailers? Thanks to American Truck Simulator, now you can—well, sort of. Released in...