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Cold Plate

By generating and maintaining the coldest temperatures available, products can stay cold all day in an unopened cargo area, even under disastrous conditions such as complete power failure.

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Cargo Storage Units

Cargo Storage Units

Lockers by CargoEase are composite and aluminum drawer cargo storage units designed for use in trucks and vans.

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Knapheide's SubTropolis Upfit Facility

The 58 configurations of Ford Transit vans offer a multitude of equipment set-up for upfitters...

Truck and van upfitter Knapheide installs equipment in Transit vans at its underground SubTropolis upfitting facility that's part of an active limestone mine outside of Kansas City near Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant. The ambient temperature and low humidity of 65 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit eliminates the need for heating and cooling. Photos by Paul Clinton and courtesy of Ford.

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18 Recommendations to Improve OTD for Upfits

Upfits, such as the aluminum service body by Reading Truck Body pictured, impact overall...

Strong demand from retail and fleet customers helped fuel truck and van sales in 2015. While good news for OEMs, this increased production volume resulted in order-to-delivery (OTD) delays. Experts offer suggestions on how to improve OTD.

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18 Ways to Improve the Upfit Planning Process

Photo of 2015 F-650 courtesy of Ford.

A “dream team” of 18 fleet truck experts was assembled to discuss ways to optimize the upfitting process. In part 1 of our two-part series, these subject-matter experts reveal how to avoid common upfitting mistakes. It all starts with proper planning.

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Top 10 Trends in Truck, Van Upfitting

As commercial fleets move to the new Euro-style cargo vans, they have many more interior options...

Among the top trends influencing commercial fleets are an increased focus on designing upfit equipment to enhance safety and driver productivity, greater use of lightweight materials, and standardization of upfit specifications.

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Auto Truck Group Dedicates KC Facility

Photo by Chris Wolski.

The new facility combines the company's former Kansas City locations into one centralized hub. The location will handle unique, complex upfits as well as serve as a ship-thru facility for the Ford Transit and F-150.

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Executive Vice President of eDriving

Ed Dubens

Executive Vice President of eDriving

https://www.edriving.com/fleet/products-and-services/
Chief Operating Officer

Jack Firriolo

Chief Operating Officer

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Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

Erin Cave from Verizon Connect

Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

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Senior Vice President and General Manager

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

https://www.wexinc.com

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Transit Connect Rack

PHOTO: Hauler Racks

Hauler Racks announced the launch of its Transit Connect Rack, which mounts to the vehicle integrated mounting points.