Searching for truck and trailer parts can be a daunting task because you don’t always know what you’re going to get. Will the part withstand the heavy wear of hauling a truck and trailer? How can you be sure that the parts you are purchasing are quality products?

First of all, you need to purchase the truck and trailer parts from a reputable supplier. The supplier should have the necessary credentials as well as warranties to back their truck and trailer products. A quality product will always have a warranty to give you peace of mind when you make a purchase. Also, the supplier should have all the applicable knowledge of the product that you request. Their staff will be well trained and knowledgeable in all areas of truck and trailer parts.

In order to identify quality truck and trailer parts, it’s worth finding out more about the manufacturer. Does the manufacturer use cheap metal or do they invest more time and money in sourcing and using quality metals and materials. A good manufacturer will invest in materials that have durable, reliable and long lasting capabilities. This will ensure that the parts that they manufacturer will have the same capabilities. This may mean that the end result will be a high quality product that costs slightly more than that of the competition. But a product that lasts longer will actually work out more cost effectively in the long run. Simply opting for the cheapest product may mean that you’ll need to buy that same product over and over, thereby incurring additional costs in terms of labour and products. A quality product purchase will incur the high initial costs only once but not repeatedly. In addition, you minimise the risk of damaging other parts of the vehicle.

When identifying a quality truck and trailer part, find out the following information. What type of metal or materials is the product made of? It should be made of quality steel or materials that are durable and reliable. Where is the product being assembled? If it’s locally, then you have a better idea of the quality. Are there any unique features? If it is manufactured by an expert manufacturer then the product may have features not available on other competitive products. Are the products certified for safety? They should have a safety certification such as SABS approval. Will there be any after-sales support if you need it? You should be able to call the supplier for assistance with the product. Does the product have a warranty? This will give you an idea of its reliability and longevity of use.

TSE Big Max cc manufactures a number of products such as trailer axles and trailer suspensions. Our engineering workshop also manufactures custom-made components related to the trailer industry.

We are able to supply you with the following: All trailer spares and equipment, JOST equipment, Electrical equipment, Safety and load equipment and All trailer accessories.