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Spec'ing

4 Steps to Reduce Vehicle Downtime

If your trucks aren’t up and running, they aren’t providing you a return on investment. Here are some factors to consider when trying to keep your drivers on the road.

More Vocational Fleets Adopt Lightweighting Strategy

A growing trend in second-stage manufacturing is light-weighting, which involves specifying lighter-weight materials to achieve an overall weight reduction to an upfitted vehicle. Specifying lighter-weight upfit materials decreases the vehicle’s curb weight, which, in turn, lowers operating costs by reducing fuel consumption and decreases emissions.

3 Steps to Better Spec’ing

When it comes to determining what vehicle features or piece of equipment you need, are you asking the right questions of the right people?

Understanding Work Truck Suspensions

Truck suspensions support the load, provide stability, and cushion the ride. Understand your options to ensure the best suspension is spec’ed on your valuable work truck assets.

Selecting the Right PTO Doesn't Have to Be Hard

Spec’ing the correct PTO for the vehicle and application, and properly maintaining it, will optimize performance and extend the lifecycle of the unit to provide years of reliable service.

Work Truck's Most Read Articles in 2020

Work Truck’s exclusive and expert-written feature articles are sure to focus on a topic or angle new to you or that provides some helpful refreshers. This year, fleet managers were quite interesting in spec’ing, truck tires, and fueling options.

Asset Simplification vs. Asset Standardization

The key to reducing asset variability is to involve user groups early on and to gain their buy-in by framing the asset simplification discussion as ways to enhance user productivity and safety, and creating cost efficiencies that contribute to P&L objectives.

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