Allan Wainscott, general truck sales manager for Thompson, says the addition of the Load King line enhances its offerings to the vocational truck market. “Load King offers many choices and configurations for our forestry, construction, and agricultural customers, as well as the vendors who haul for Thompson. This addition to our product line offering also allows us to enhance our own fleet.”
Load King, a division of Utility One Source, is located in Elk Point, South Dakota, and recently celebrated its 60th anniversary. The company designs and manufactures a broad line of trailers for the heavy equipment industry, and is known for dependable, durable equipment trailers and bottom dumpers in standard and customized formats. Load King trailers include rigid, folding, and detachable goosenecks and hydraulic folding tail and tag trailers with apitong decking for long-haul durability.
The range of Load King configurations includes end dump and bottom dump trailers, mining trailers, paving trailers, and more. Among the products featured at Thompson Truck Centers are the Signature Series 55-Ton Hydraulic Detach, the Rock Hauler Series, and the 2060 Series of bottom dump trailers.
Wainscott is already quoting Load King models to numerous customers. He comments, “Load King is a large, well-known company which has been producing top-quality trailer products for over 50 years. Like Thompson, they are committed to serving their customers, and they design and build trailers to fit a wide variety of specific needs. We’re excited to offer Load King to our customers, and look forward to providing added value to our customers.”