The North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) prides itself in strengthening the trailer industry through providing options for companies within the industry to develop better business practices, network with like-minded individuals and connect with companies that will further their own business' success.
NATDA welcomes trailer and truck bed dealers, and any operating dealer in a similar category or industry such as RV, auto, marine, power sports, heavy equipment and agricultural machinery. A dealership, as defined by NATDA, is a brick and mortar location where trailers, truck beds or components of similar categories, such as those listed above, are sold or rented, maintenance services are provided or industry-related retail parts are sold.
Manufacturers are companies that produce finished trailers or truck beds under 26,000lbs to trailer and truck bed dealerships across North America. All segments of the trailer industry are represented, including ATV, Boat, Car Hauler, Cargo, Concession, Dump, Enclosed, Fifth-wheel, Flat Bed, Gooseneck, Heavy Equipment, Heavy Utility, Horse, Livestock, Living Quarter, Motorsports, Overland, Raft, Refrigerated, RV/Toy Hauler, Snowmobile, Tilt, Towable RV, Truck Bed and Utility.
A vendor can be easily described as a service provider, a parts or components manufacturer, distributor or an original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Service providers often can be seen as financial institutions, insurance providers, website and software developers, business solutions specialists and more. Meanwhile, parts or components categories often consist of products such as axles and axle components, brake assemblies, brake controls and actuators, cargo and outdoor gear, chemicals and coatings, electrical and lighting components, hitches, jacks, couplers and winches, suspension systems, tires and wheels, trailering components and other related products.