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As one of the leading trailer dealers in the United States, we aim to educate our customers so they can make informed decisions. Read through our blog posts to learn more about Advantage Trailer, see what we are doing in the community, and expand your knowledge about trailers.

Featured Post

  • 500-gallon Primitive Pits smoker trailer
    December 22, 2022 | Trailer Rental

    Primitive Pits Smoker Trailer Rental

    Calling all barbecue competition teams, caterers, restaurants, or people hosting a big party! We have a 500-gallon Primitive Pits smoker trailer available to rent by the day, weekend, or week.

News

  • Ryvid EV stage trailer
    January 3, 2024 | Advantage Trailer News

    Advantage Trailer 2023 Trailer Sales Year in Review

    Advantage Trailer sold trailers to 31 different states in 2023, but 66% of our sales were in-state. Here’s our 2023 Year in Review.

  • Chicago No Limits Fishing in the city
    July 10, 2023 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage Brings Chicago No Limits Fishing Dream to Reality

    Advantage Trailer helped bring Chicago No Limits Fishing’s dream to reality by fixing up their boat and making it handicap accessible.

  • Recreation by Design Trailers
    April 18, 2023 | Advantage Trailer News

    Advantage Now Carrying Recreation By Design and Continental Cargo

    In a continued effort to diversify our trailer offerings and meet customer needs, Advantage Trailer has added two new manufacturer…

  • Dan & Marchon retirement
    November 29, 2022 | Advantage Trailer News

    Advantage Trailer Announces Retirement of Founders Dan & Marchon Webb

    Advantage Trailer announced today that founders Dan and Marchon Webb are retiring after 33 years with the company.

  • May 19, 2022 | Advantage Trailer News

    ATC Toy Hauler and Cargo Trailer Rebate Program is on!

    If you are in the market for an ATC Game Changer Toy Hauleror a 6-wide or 7-wide cargo trailer, now…

  • May 10, 2022 | Advantage Trailer News

    Why is my trailer delayed? Supply chain crisis, staffing shortages, and fuel prices are all to blame

    We’re now more than two years removed from the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, but the delays and price increases…

  • February 21, 2022 | Advantage Trailer News

    Worldwide Aluminum Shortages are the Next Challenge to Trailer Industry

    (photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) As with most things over the past couple of years, the trailer industry continues to…

  • June 24, 2021 | Advantage Trailer News

    As July approaches, trailer lead times are long, prices are high, and stocks are low — here’s why

    Back in January, and again in March, we described the stateof the trailer industry as the world emerged from the…

  • why can't i find a trailer?
    March 25, 2021 | Advantage Trailer News

    Why Can’t I Find a Trailer? Why are Trailer Prices so High? Here’s Why

    Why can’t I find a trailer? See all that blacktop? In a typical year, you can see wayless of it….

  • January 6, 2021 | Advantage Trailer News

    As Trailer Demand Outpaces Supply, Price Increases and Long Lead Times Continue into 2021

    The Covid-19 pandemic has brought plenty of changes to our daily lives, from social distancing and mask wearing to restaurant…

Education

  • March 24, 2021 | Education

    Do I Have to Use Safety Chains on my Trailer?

    When buying a trailer, no one wants to think about the worst-case scenario, but it’s important for the safety of…

  • February 5, 2018 | Education

    How to Choose Quality Snowmobile Trailers

    The holiday bustle may be over, but we’re revving up the excitement around the best winter activity of all —…

Experiential Marketing

  • January 17, 2024 | Custom Trailers

    Custom Trailer Sales from the Custom Trailer Experts

    Whether you work for an experiential marketing agency or a brand, we can help you create a custom trailer that elevates your (or your client’s) brand.

  • mobile event marketing trailers
    October 30, 2023 | Experiential Marketing Trailers

    Exploring the Potential of Mobile Event Marketing Trailers

    In the realm of event marketing, experiential marketing, mobile marketing — whatever you want to call it these days — the virtues of a marketing trailer are bountiful. For marketing agencies and brands gearing up for their next experiential marketing campaign, here are eight compelling reasons to embrace the concept.

  • Defined footprint
    September 6, 2023 | Custom Trailers

    Why a Custom Trailer is Better than a Temporary Trade Show Exhibit

    A few years ago, I read an intriguing article in Exhibitor Magazine titled “Booth Burial,” in which industry experts shared…

  • Ardbeg Peat Hopper Trailer
    March 17, 2023 | Custom Trailers

    Why Bumper Pull Trailers are Perfect for Mobile Marketing

    From customizability to quick setup to portability and more, there are many benefits of bumper pull trailers for mobile marketing.

  • 46' fully loaded mobile kitchen trailer

    8 Customers That Need This Fully Loaded Mobile Kitchen Trailer

    A fully loaded mobile kitchen trailer has a plethora of uses. Especially when it’s both well-built and well taken care of. The good news is we have one in stock and ready to go at a moment’s notice! Here are 7 perfect uses for this 46′ fully loaded mobile kitchen trailer.

  • January 25, 2022 | Experiential Marketing Trailers

    Trailers Available to Lease for Mobile Tours

    Each new year brings renewed hopes, new resolutions, and fresh marketing budgets. Three weeks into 2022, many brands and experiential…

  • October 11, 2021 | Custom Trailers

    Sandhill Coffee Using Mobile Cafe Trailer to Serve Coffee to Chicago Suburbs

    Sandhill Coffee launched his mobile coffee shop in the Chicago suburbs with a custom trailer from Advantage Trailer.

  • Goodman Theatre Returning to Chicago Parks for Free ‘Zulema’ Performances

    For the second straight year, Chicago’s Goodman Theatre is putting on a free summer performance in the Chicago parks, and one…

  • April 16, 2021 | Experiential Marketing Trailers

    Get Your Brand Back on the Road with an Experiential Marketing Trailer

    An article in the March issue of Event Marketer magazine highlighted the benefits of mobile activations using a trailer as…

  • Pennsylvania State Police Using Concession Trailer to Help Fund Youth Camps

    While the bad news tends to make the headlines, a good police force makes a positive impact on the community…

Advantage in the Community

  • Chicago No Limits Fishing in the city
    July 10, 2023 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage Brings Chicago No Limits Fishing Dream to Reality

    Advantage Trailer helped bring Chicago No Limits Fishing’s dream to reality by fixing up their boat and making it handicap accessible.

  • Advantage Cue Crew
    February 20, 2023 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage ‘Cue Crew Competes in Winter Burn with 500-Gallon Primitive Pits Smoker

    With our Primitive Pits smoker and the 26′ BBQ trailer in tow, the Advantage ‘Cue Crew got a great learning experience from Winter Burn Off BBQ competition in Des Plaines.

  • Advantage Trailer CASA of DuPage County donation
    January 12, 2023 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage Trailer Donates Court Bags for Children Through CASA of DuPage County

    As part of our mission to support our local community, Advantage Trailer runs an annual holiday giving program. The goal is to get our employees involved in donating either money, items of need, or time to a local organization. This year, we supported CASA of DuPage County by filling and donating court bags.

  • 'Cue For a Cause
    September 6, 2022 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage ‘Cue Crew captures Best Ribs in Elmhurst, 2nd overall at ‘Cue for a Cause!

    A team from Advantage Trailer competed in the ‘Cue for a Cause BBQ competition in Elmhurst over Labor Day weekend…

  • January 27, 2022 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage Trailer Donates Items of Need to West Chicago Dog Rescue

    Each winter, Advantage Trailer gives back to a local organization as part of our pledge to be involved in the…

  • March 11, 2021 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage Trailer February Food Drive Yields 400 Pounds for Local Food Bank

    Each year during the Christmas season, Advantage Trailer conducts its own give back initiative to support the local community. This…

  • July 10, 2019 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage assists local youth organizations in 4th of July parades

    Independence Day is all about celebrating our nation’s independence from Great Britain and the freedoms that we enjoy. In addition…

  • May 13, 2019 | Advantage In the Community

    Bartlett Little League uses Advantage trailer for Wood Bat Blast tournament headquarters

    The weather was far from cooperative, but the Bartlett Baseball Sports Association and Bartlett Little League held their annual Wood…

  • May 8, 2019 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage supports local praise dancer’s quest to repeat at Rhythm of Gospel Music Awards

    Charlene Rush isn’t your average 20-year old. The local college student is an award-winning gospel dancer and Advantage Trailer is…

  • April 5, 2019 | Advantage In the Community

    Advantage wears blue for Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Would you believe me if I told you nearly 700,000 children in America are maltreated each year? Sadly, it’s true,…

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