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English translation: flatbed tractor-trailer

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German term or phrase:Kofferzug
English translation:flatbed tractor-trailer
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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22:40 Feb 6, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
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German term or phrase: Kofferzug
from a contract on transport services awarded to an external service provider - seems to be some kind of covered truck.
buckel
Local time: 05:40
flatbed tractor-trailer
Explanation:
Acc. to Scott-Sabic, Dic. of Logistics, a Koffer-Sattelanhänger is a flatbed [Lastkraftfahrzeuge]. A Lastzug is generally a tractor-trailer truck (or rig), and flatbed trailer or flatbed tractor-trailer makes perfect sense, at least in US English.

See also:
The flatbed tractor
trailer was traveling on the exit ramp from northbound I-27 to eastbound I ...
www.amarillonet.com/stories/011599/new_147-2504.001.shtml

DRIVE FLATBED TRACTOR TRAILER TRUCK TO TRANSPORT AND DELIVER BOXES, SKIDS AND PALLETS. MUST HAVE 2 YEARS EXP ...
www.soicc.state.nc.us/jis/docs/jobb1r3.htm

BARTON Mullridge is sitting at the desk at the far end of the trailer, wearing a Western hat, boots, jeans, and a tee shirt that says "Mongoose Freight Lines", with a picture of a mongoose riding on a flatbed tractor-trailer.
www.frogojt.com/i5.html

Trooper McAfee commandeered a flatbed tractor-trailer unit loaded with lumber sheathed in white plastic and directed ...
www.law.emory.edu/1circuit/mar97/96-1923.01a.html

Upon first look it appeared that a flatbed tractor trailer jackknifed and a second truck went off the side of the bridge. The ...
www.florawrecker.com///stories/396.htm -

(and many more...)
HTH!
Selected response from:

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 20:40
Grading comment
yes, but I think that there must be another term to get the covered nature of the rig and trailer
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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flatbed tractor-trailer


Explanation:
Acc. to Scott-Sabic, Dic. of Logistics, a Koffer-Sattelanhänger is a flatbed [Lastkraftfahrzeuge]. A Lastzug is generally a tractor-trailer truck (or rig), and flatbed trailer or flatbed tractor-trailer makes perfect sense, at least in US English.

See also:
The flatbed tractor
trailer was traveling on the exit ramp from northbound I-27 to eastbound I ...
www.amarillonet.com/stories/011599/new_147-2504.001.shtml

DRIVE FLATBED TRACTOR TRAILER TRUCK TO TRANSPORT AND DELIVER BOXES, SKIDS AND PALLETS. MUST HAVE 2 YEARS EXP ...
www.soicc.state.nc.us/jis/docs/jobb1r3.htm

BARTON Mullridge is sitting at the desk at the far end of the trailer, wearing a Western hat, boots, jeans, and a tee shirt that says "Mongoose Freight Lines", with a picture of a mongoose riding on a flatbed tractor-trailer.
www.frogojt.com/i5.html

Trooper McAfee commandeered a flatbed tractor-trailer unit loaded with lumber sheathed in white plastic and directed ...
www.law.emory.edu/1circuit/mar97/96-1923.01a.html

Upon first look it appeared that a flatbed tractor trailer jackknifed and a second truck went off the side of the bridge. The ...
www.florawrecker.com///stories/396.htm -

(and many more...)
HTH!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 20:40
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
yes, but I think that there must be another term to get the covered nature of the rig and trailer
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