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  • How To Choose a Work Truck Upfitter – Part 2

    In Part 1 of our How to Choose a Work Truck Upfitter series we shared the first three factors to consider when choosing an upfitter: certification and regulatory compliance, degree of industry and vocation knowledge, and design and engineering services. You can read part 1 here. Part 2 (below) will share the final four selection criteria to help guide your decision-making process. 4. Products, Technology, and Service Upfitters that can [&hellip

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    How To Choose a Work Truck Upfitter – Part 1

    Truck customers need an upfitter they can rely on for more than just a source of equipment. There are a wide range of services that upfitters can provide, with a great deal of variation from upfitter to upfitter. Start by assessing your position specifically to determine what you need and which upfitter would be the best fit with your circumstances, your timetable, your knowledge of how things need to [&hellip

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    Small Cargo Vans to Revitalize the Upfit Market

    What trends drive the 2014 upfit market? As users continue to focus on fuel economy, small cargo vans have a chance to move into the spotlight. Vans like the Nissan NV200, Chevrolet City Express Cargo Van, Ford Transit Connect are being featured in Work Truck Magazine’s “New Van & Truck Products to Re-Energize the Upfit Market” article. Small Cargo Van Market Trends New Models will drive growth in the [&hellip

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    6 Steps to Ergonomic Upfits

    Employee injuries, both caused by short term stress and long term damage, can wreak havoc on employers.  Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are preventable, and by upfitting to support ergonomically sound vehicles; things like opportunity cost and litigation costs can be minimized. How can you upfit an ergonomically sound vehicle? The following are 6 Principles for Selecting Upfits with Ergonomics in Mind, a study by Work Truck Magazine, which fleet managers [&hellip

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    Building a Sophisticated Work Truck

    The following is an excerpt from our August 2013 Fleet Beat enewsletter. You can sign up to receive fleet beat, or read the full article here.  Engineering specialized solutions is an integral part of our upfit process as new technologies, increased regulations and the demand for greater performance continue to expand in unison. Guy Chollet, our Engineering Manager, estimates that nearly 30% of fleet vehicles now require some aspect [&hellip

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    Truck and Equipment Fabrication

    Our in-house fabrication offers custom body or equipment solutions, including truck body fabrication for the railroad, telecom, oil/energy, and utility industries, and equipment fabrication of side bars, bulkheads, storage racks, and tool boxes. OEM best practices preferred Ford RAM Nissan Toyota Chevrolet/GMC Freightliner International Certified welding technicians Pre-engineered options Reduce upfit lead time Save money Innovative materials Reduce weight Increase payload Optimize performance For more information, please contact us [&hellip

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    7 Considerations For Selecting a Fleet Upfit Partner

    Business operations have changed dramatically in the way that organizations look at and manage their fleets. Today’s fleet manager may not have the staff needed to continue overseeing all aspects of their role. Because fleet vehicles are a sizable expense to an organization, fleet managers are often put in place for their budget and asset management skills rather than their truck equipment know-how or field knowledge. Many are new [&hellip

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