When Sony Pictures became frustrated with the cumbersome performance of their lot tractor, they turned to DJ Products. Find out how our trailer dolly became the solution to a long-term problem.
The TrailerCaddy: One Company’s Experience
Sony Pictures is one of the “Big Five” major American film studios, with billions of dollars in sales each year. Their properties include the iconic Karate Kid, Men in Black and Ghostbusters franchises.
For years, Sony used a tractor to move equipment and cast trailers around their massive lot. Use of the tractor required two employees, one to operate the tractor and one to serve as spotter. Sony realized this was costing them time and money.
While researching possible options, Sony discovered the battery-powered TrailerCaddy from DJ Products. Our Sales Engineers worked with Sony to create a customized version that fit their particular needs.
It took just a short presentation to get Sony’s lot employees up to speed. They were able to use the TrailerCaddy right away, without an awkward learning curve. There was an immediate improvement in the ability to move set pieces and trailers quickly and efficiently, using a single employee.
After more than four years, the TrailerCaddy continues to operate as well as it did on the first day. Sony recommends our trailer dolly as a safety- and labor-saving solution for any company that moves heavy trailers.
What Can the TrailerCaddy Do for You?
Let’s take a look at some of the specific features of our TrailerCaddy.
- Moves trailers weighing up to 100,000 pounds
- Battery-powered for eco-friendly operation, as well as less maintenance and noise
- High-tech speed controller allows for precise regulation
- Emergency stop switch and horn for added safety measures
- Ergonomically designed to minimize risk of repetitive motion injuries.
- 6,000-pound hydraulic lift kit works with king pin, ball and pintle hitch trailer connections.
Does your application call for additional features? We offer a wide range of optional accessories to customize your TrailerCaddy, just as we did for Sony Pictures.
Find Your Trailer Dolly at DJ Products
Are you ready for increased productivity and improved safety at your company? Contact us to learn more from our helpful Sales Engineers.