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Vocational Fleets

Looking at Vocational Truck Tire Trends

It’s been said before and it will be said again – it’s never “one-size-fits-all” when it comes to discussing any aspect of commercial truck fleets. A changing landscape, driver shortage, and growth in last-mile deliveries are having an impact.

Economics of Vans vs. Pickups

A renaissance in the van segment means operators of vocational fleets have more choices than ever before, but the right selection requires an analysis that starts with the application, continues with the cost of ownership, and ends with the driver.

Inside Utilimaster’s Work-Driven Design

Utilimaster takes a personal approach to upfitting. Through its Work-Driven Design process, the company identifies specific challenges and solutions for every single customer.

Freightliner TufTrac Suspension

The Freightliner TufTrac Suspension is designed for vocational uses including refuse, construction, asphalt spreader, heavy hauling, mining, logging, oil/gas field service, and high-center-of-gravity application

Overt & Hidden Costs of Extending Truck Replacement

Extending truck replacement cycling parameters beyond stated fleet policy is typically a short-term tactic used by senior management to solve a budgetary constraint; however, there are long-term fleet consequences to this strategy.

Vocational Spotlight: Government, Municipal, School Fleets

Between street sweepers, utility trucks, and emergency vehicles, governments need a diverse fleet to serve the public. These fleets face limited budgets, a growing need for fleet data, and widespread alternative-fuel initiatives.