Operational since 1900, Great Dane Trailers has been a manufacturer of dry van, refrigerated and platform trailers. The firm operates throughout Savannah, Georgia and Chicago, Ill., with seven manufacturing plants in the United States. It utilizes a network of company-owned branches and full-line independent dealers as well as parts-only independent dealers with distribution points across North and South America. The firm is a pioneer of the refrigerated trailer industry. Great Dane Trailers is a division of Great Dane Limited Partnership.