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Service and utility fleets often have the highest capitalized costs, primarily due to upfitting, and tend to be those companies that keep their vehicles in service the longest. (Photo: iStockphoto.com)

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Consequences of Extended Truck Replacement Cycles

The more expensive the asset, the longer it is kept in service; however, the need for short-term cost savings prompts some fleets to even further extend cycling parameters and defer replacements.

Products

Service Body Bed

The Norstar SC Service Bed is a steel truck body designed to fit different industries, offering multiple standard tool boxes and options

RedArmour Truck Box (Photo courtesy of WernerCo)

Products

RedArmour Truck Boxes

Available in both saddles boxes and universal chests, RedArmour truck boxes provide the security and durability needed to protect valuable tools, equipment, and gear.

Image of SnugPro coutesy of SnugTop

Products

SnugPro Capsule

Snugtop introduces the lightweight SnugPro Capsule featuring an industry-first “drop in” design that snugly fits over the OEM wheel well and provides maximum interior room and mounting security.

One consequence to under-spec’ing is it may require multiple trips due to limited payload capacity and may cause situations where the truck is overloaded. the truck. (Photo: iStockPhoto.com)

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Spec'ing Trucks to Maximize Productivity

The No. 1 consideration when spec’ing a truck is payload. The weight of the payload determines the engine displacement, transmission, size of tires, and frame type. You determine the payload by determining the fleet application.

Hayes

News

Auto Truck Group's Western GM to Retire

Steve Hayes, the Auto Truck Group's western region general manager, will retire on Sept. 2. Hayes finishes a 24-year career at the company and more than 35 years in the truck industry.

Photo: Morgan Corporation

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Morgan Plans to Build Midwest Truck Body Plant

Medium-duty truck body manufacturer Morgan Corporation has announced plans to expand its manufacturing footprint in the Midwest.

Photo of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter courtesy of MBUSA.

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Knapheide Adds Ship-Thru Capabilities for Mercedes-Benz Vans

Knapheide announced its ability to now provide van and cutaway based upfit solutions for the Mercedes Sprinter and Metris along with ship-thru capabilities to service regional and national fleet customers and fleet management companies.

Photo of Mercedes-Benz Metris mid-size van courtesy of MBUSA.

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Mercedes-Benz Expands Van Offerings, Adds Ship-Thru

Mercedes-Benz Vans is introducing a turnkey “ship-thru” upfitting program for its Metris mid-size van and for Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner full-size Sprinter vans. The OEM is also rolling out a value-priced Metris Worker model, as well as expanding its Worker lineup for the Sprinter.

Photo courtesy of The Reading Group.

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Reading Group Offers Online Inventory Access

Work Truck Solutions has partnered with The Reading Group to provide up-to-date bailment pool inventory online.

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