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CX Series truck cap from A.R.E. on 2016 Nissan Titan XD (photo courtesy of A.R.E.)

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CX Series, MX Series Truck Caps for Nissan Titan XD

A.R.E.'s CX Series and MX Series truck caps are now available for the 2016 Nissan Titan XD crew cab short bed pickup

Masterack products include customized shelving, drawers, parts bins, partitions, wire spool racks, literature racks, lockable doors and cabinets, and more. The company previously operated under the name of Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products, but recently rebranded under the product line name -- Masterack. Photo courtesy of Masterack

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Masterack’s Steel Interiors Boost Productivity

The Atlanta-based upfitter specializes in designing bins, shelves, partitions, workstations, and more for a wide range of fleet vehicles.

The BrandFX composite aerial body is one solution they provide for aerial trucks used by the telecommunications industry. (Photo: BrandFX)

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Innovative Truck and Van Upfits

Rarely does one-size-fit-all in vehicle spec’ing and truck and van upfits are case-in-point. Manufacturers work to stay one step ahead of fleet needs with constant improvement and new product advancements.

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.

FleetFAQ

Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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