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​Sweet Dreams Without Counting Sheep

By Steve Pollock

October, 2018

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BATON ROUGE, LA…. How many nights per year do you spend in your truck? A good night’s rest starts with a comfortable sleeper mattress. Most sleeper mattresses that come with the truck are basically inexpensive throw aways after a couple of years of use. If you value quality rest, a mattress from Fleet Mattress is the answer. You can definitely find a cheaper mattress, but you won’t find a better or more comfortable mattress for your truck at such a great value.

The Fleet Mattress Factory of Baton Rouge, Louisiana has been building quality custom mattresses since 1920. The company is still family owned and operated today, what has changed however, is the compression technology, high density materials and especially the smart designs that come from listening to what truckers say they need. The latest materials are more comfortable and built to last for many years. And although the website shows the 3 options for shopping for RV, Truck or Yacht, Fleet Mattress Factory builds many more custom options to meet the special bulk quantity pricing, specific designs, and delivery requirements for big or small fleets.

Are these truck mattresses engineered specifically for a truck sleeper? Yes! All are made with a stiffer side edge that is resistant to collapsing like other brands. The latest high density materials are also used for comfort and durability and Fleet Mattress has several models available, including the Irelyn Mattress, which is 9” thick with 2 usable sides, plush and firm; a quilted latex top on the soft side-quiet pocketed coil springs in the core and a thick poly firm foam on the other side. 2 different feels in one bed. One of the more popular models is the Fountainbleau – a 9” thick all foam with a plush feel using cool memory gel foam. This mattress is one sided. The Dogwood is a 7” thick foam mattress that is one sided firm feel foam. All of the mattresses contain certified flexible polyurethane foam and carry a 5-year warranty. Standard sizes include 32”x80”, 36”x80”, 39”x80” and 42”x80”. Custom made sizes are also available with no extra cost, just a quick call in to discuss the sizes needed and in 10 to 12 days you are lounging in lasting comfort.

Other sleep products from Fleet Mattress include Bamboo Slumber Gel Pillows, Kerrington Bamboo 1200 thread count cotton and bamboo sheet sets, and mattress protectors. The zippered mattress protectors protect against fluids, bed bugs, dust mites, mold and bacteria. They are machine washable and carry a 10-year warranty.

If you value a good night’s sleep, consider investing in a quality mattress from Fleet Mattress. It will last 2-3 times the life of a standard sleeper mattress and provide a comfortable night’s sleep. After all, what is a good night’s sleep worth?

For additional information, log onto or call 866-973-1012. See their ad in Movin’ Out for special sale pricing. Fleet Mattresses are handmade in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA and guaranteed to fit any sleeper.


The staff at Fleet Mattress have been very busy this year attending truck shows and helping Professional Truck Drives with their mattress needs.