Rental, transport and storage

Intelligent loading, storage and transport - rent our practical swap-body system. We have the right flatbed for every commodity. Our swap-bodies are available in multiple versions and can be flexibly dispatched and transported.

Many advantages through our swap-body service

“Optimize your logistics with our swap-bodies. Avoid unnecessary reloading and minimize the downtime of your trucks. We are also happy to take over the intermediate storage of the flatbeds for you.”

Andreas Schönenberger
Projekt Leader Heavy Cargo Logistics

Renting, transport and storage of swap-bodies

How to stay flexible

We offer interchangeable platforms for horizontal and vertical elements in the two lengths 7.45 m and 10 m as well as tarpaulin platforms. For special solutions we have platform trestles, which can be freely positioned under the load.

Each of the flatbeds has comprehensive load securing options. With us you can book all the work around the flatbeds. We transport on schedule, load and move with crane vehicles and offer interim storage options. With our infrastructure and an extensive fleet of trucks and cranes, we can meet your requirements.

Advantages of the swap-body service from EMIL EGGER – everything from a single source:

  • No unnecessary reloading – only one-time loading
  • Reduced downtime of the trucks
  • Marked savings in time and costs
  • Optimum load securing thanks to numerous stanchion slots
  • Rent of any swap bodies
  • Temporary storage of loaded flatbeds at ETE
  • Generous storage areas available throughout Switzerland (covered or outdoor)
  • Scheduled transport of the swap-bodies
  • Unloading and moving of your elements by means of crane vehicles

Technical manual

Interchangeable platform overview in the e-paper

In order to be able to quickly evaluate the suitable vehicles or equipment, the technical manual is available with a practical overview index. Digitally also available as an interactive PDF. On more than 300 pages you will find all vehicles of our heavy lift logistics fleet at a glance – including technical drawings & dimension tables. Our project managers will be happy to provide you with further information.

The entire vehicle fleet in the practical e-paper


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