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Truck and van upfitting is a major component of vocational fleet management. From selecting upfits to maintaining them to remarketing these unique pieces of equipment, Work Truck gathered the top upfit-focused articles into one place for quick reference.
9 Mistakes Spec’ing Upfits (and How to Avoid Them)
Spec’ing a truck or van upfit is the first, critical step in a lengthy process. Avoid these top mistakes to keep your upfit process smooth.
Tips for Buying Upfits
After spec’ing vocational upfits, the second step is making the purchase. Don’t leave money on the table by making common mistakes.
Solving Medium-Duty Upfitting Challenges
The number of available options, combined with getting exactly what is needed for your fleet, can be daunting at best. But, with some homework and research doing the upfitting job right can be easier than it appears.
8 Challenges Upfitting Light- & Medium-Duty Trucks
Correctly upfitting a work truck ensures it can accomplish the job it is required to do. It's important that fleet managers understand the challenges inherent in upfitting.
9 Tips for Extending Upfit & Equipment Life
Beyond proper use and regular maintenance, there are several actions fleets and drivers can take to help extend the useful life of upfits and work truck equipment.
3 Keys to Upfit & Equipment Lifecycle Management
Answers to three key questions fleets should know about those ever-important “extras” on their trucks and vans are shared.
Value of Effectively Maintaining Upfits
Proper maintenance can be the difference between a long-lasting upfit and a total waste of time and money.
Best Practices in Remarketing Upfits
A fleet manager’s goal is to get the most out of a work truck or van upfit. Optimizing resale and disposal completes that process.