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Truck Upfitting

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.

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Best Practices in Upfitting Aftermarket Accessories

Where does one start with so many options? Where do you find and engage with the right people to help you find those products? How do you implement and test them? Who needs to be involved in the decision-making process? Why or why not is this the next best decision? What do you need to know about a full scale roll out? 

Upfit Tips: From Spec'ing to Resale

Vocational truck fleets depend on a variety of upfit applications to be able to perform their jobs. Spec’ing, buying, maintaining, and selling these specialized pieces of equipment can be complicated

What You Need to Know About Upfitting

From selecting upfits to maintaining them to remarketing these unique pieces of equipment, we gathered up some of the top upfit-focused articles into one place for quick reference.

Ergonomically Designed Equipment Reduces Workers’ Comp Claims

Ergonomics must be high on the fleet manager’s “radar screen” because it can significantly impact the bottom line by reducing workers’ comp costs, improving driver productivity, and reducing fatigue-induced operator errors that can lead to preventable accidents.

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