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Ram's Tablet App Helps Fleets Configure Vans

Fiat-Chrysler's Ram Commercial has developed a mobile app for tablets that allows fleet and business customers to view possible upfits when purchasing one of the 14 configurations of the ProMaster cargo van.

Photo of Mercedes-Benz Metris Worker courtesy of MBUSA.

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Mercedes-Benz Van Upfitter Program Now Underway

Mercedes-Benz's MasterSolutions upfitter program has launched for Metris and Sprinter vans to provide common equipment packages for fleets through a Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner dealer.

Spending time in the field and fully understanding your fleet application will help ensure a smooth upfitting process. (Photo courtesy of Ranger Design)

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Upfitting Vans

Avoid these five common van upfitting mistakes and follow a few important industry best practices to become a seasoned pro at van upfits.

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Knapheide Inventory Now Searchable with Work Truck Solutions

Work Truck Solutions, an online platform for commercial truck inventory searches by body type and chassis, has partnered with Knapheide Manufacturing Company.

Ford and Reebok #FitTruck (photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.)

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Ford, Reebok Team Up on Tough Road Trip

FitTruck, powered by Ford and Reebok, is hitting the road on one of the most pumped-up fitness tours, spanning more than 2,000 miles during seven weeks this fall.

Adrian Steel’s Drop-Down and Grip Lock Ladder Racks provide lighter options for ladder storage and ease of access. (Photo: Adrian Steel)

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Upfitting High-Roof and Compact Vans

From ladder racks to cargo solutions to partitions and more, van upfitting options are ready for any make, model, and vocational use.

Photo of Transit full-size van courtesy of Ford.

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Vans Update: Surging Sales, Growing Choices

Sales of commercial vans may set a record this year and helping drive that traffic is a wider array of offerings in three distinct size categories.

(From r. to l.) Joe Brightwell, Supply Chain Manager, Wheels; Mike Violi, President and CEO, Midway Specialty Vehicles; Mark Campbell, Assistant Vice President, Service Vehicles, Wheels; Russ Gilpin, Vice President Sales, Midway Specialty Vehicles; Michael Violi, Sales, Midway Specialty Vehicles; Brad Brubaker, CFO, Midway Specialty Vehicles. Photo courtesy of Wheels, Inc.

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Midway Specialty Vehicles Earns Wheels Supplier Award

Wheels, Inc. has recognized Midway Specialty Vehicles with its inaugural Upfit Supplier of the Year award for superior performance, exemplary service and innovation, the fleet management company announced.

Photo courtesy of BrandFX

Products

EverLast Composite Service Bodies

Lightweight, high-strength BrandFX EverLast composite service bodies are available for 40”, 56”, 60”, and 84” Cab-to-Axle (CA) trucks.

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Truck Accessories Group Acquires SNUGTOP

Truck Accessories Group, LLC (TAG), announces the acquisition of Custom Fibreglass Manufacturing Co. d/b/a SNUGTOP.

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