About Us

The Tropical Trailer Story

Here at Tropical Trailer we say, “If you need it now, call us!” We make local decisions on credit and we operate our business where we live. Although we conduct business in many places outside of South Florida we are your South Florida Specialist.

Since 1969

You can count on Tropical Trailer Leasing to solve your storage needs

whether you're

A Small Business

Storage Container to be used by a local business in Miami-Dade


A World Leader

Photographers standing on a Tropical Trailer Leasing flatbed to take pictures of President Ronald Reagan arriving on Air Force One in Miami, FL - 1987

or even

an F1 Driver

Formula 1 showcase car inside a modified 20' container.

Tropical Trailer Leasing was formed in 1969 to serve the needs of customers in South Florida requiring storage and transportation equipment. After over 50 years in the industry, we continue filling the storage needs of all our customers. Tropical Trailer Leasing manages trailers, containers and chassis for various equipment asset owners. This diversification of selling, renting, and leasing both new and used equipment allows us to serve the unique needs of each customer.

Over the years we have gained experience with virtually every type of industry from private individuals to Fortune 500 companies and government institutions. We pride ourselves on service and quality. Our unique ability to acquire units from various sources allows us to lower acquisition costs and has allowed us to deliver a better value to our customers. 

Why Tropical Trailer Leasing?

Our mission is to provide personal service and prompt attention to all of our customer’s needs.  We do this by using our local knowledge and unique resources to provide the best equipment at the best prices. For us, it’s about service and value.

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Our History

Tropical Trailer Leasing was founded by Adalberto D. Vara. Mr. Vara started out in 1969 with 1 trailer and quickly grew to 50.  Mr. Vara’s background and education as an accountant and office manager for a major trailer manufacturing company gave him the perfect background to offer a quality storage trailers at a value-oriented price to South Florida companies.

Today Tropical is multi-generational family owned. Offering Trailers, Containers and Chassis for Sales, Rental and Leasing services.

During our 50+ year history in the South Florida market, we gained insight to the needs of this community and contacts throughout the world for the acquisition of quality equipment for our valued customers.

See Our Facility


We have various types and sizes of equipment available to provide our customers with the best solutions to their storage needs.

Truck delivering swing door storage trailer

Storage & Local Use Trailers

We offer the highest quality trailers at the most competitive prices for rent in south Florida, spec’d exclusively for local use and storage.

20 Foot storage and shipping container for rent, lease, or sale

Shipping & Storage Containers

Our containers are for sale or rent in South Florida for local storage and export and can be customized to meet your needs.

20 Foot shipping container being loaded onto triaxle


With our worldwide supplier and over 50 years of experience provide us with the ability to fill your specific needs and quantities.