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How to Get the Most from Truck Resale

For some fleets, a truck’s value does not come up until it’s time for remarketing. But getting the most profit for these assets requires careful planning long before the truck goes up for sale.

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How to Maximize Truck Resale Values

Regardless of the vocational application, companies are in the business of “manufacturing” used vehicles. Today’s new truck is tomorrow’s used truck. How you spec a truck has a direct bearing on its future resale value.

20 Spec'ing Mistakes that Negatively Impact Truck Resale

When spec'ing a truck, it is critical to find the balance between building a truck to perform the intended job function and ensuring there will be a strong secondary buyer demand in the resale market at the end of its lifecycle.

Spec’ing Light- and Medium-Duty Trucks to Maximize Resale Values

How you spec a truck has a direct bearing on its future resale. Here are the some of the dos and don’ts in truck spec’ing that will impact resale values.

Class 4-7 Truck Resale Trends Holding Steady

Increased buying opportunities and a favorable economic climate are limiting price growth, and the supply of quality used trucks is expected to increase.

Determining the Optimal Lifecycle for Truck Fleets

Waiting too long can result in unnecessary wear-and-tear, expense, and lost productivity. Making the decision too soon can result in higher capital expenses and depreciation costs. The key is finding the perfect balance.

Forecast of Class 4-7 Truck Resale Market: Status Quo

After a steeper decline to start 2014, depreciation is expected to settle into the range of 1 percent to 1.5 percent per month for the rest of the year.

Navigating the Secondary Market: Surplus Trucks

To get the most value from a used truck, fleet managers looking to auction their units should do a little research and be thoroughly prepared.

Top 10 Trends in Truck Fleet Management

The top challenge facing truck fleets continues to be managing fuel spend. Other challenges include rightsizing, rising tire costs, remarketing, and improving fleet efficiency. An emerging trend is the shift to lighter-weight upfits.