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Truck Versus Van: Which is Right for Your Business?

If you are a business owner who is looking for the right vehicle to meet your needs, it can be difficult to decide which one will work best. You want a truck that has enough room and power to handle any job, but you also need something cost-effective in terms of gas mileage. More importantly, you don’t want to choose the wrong type of vehicle as it can be a drain on your budget and take away from the income you need to generate for your company.

Both trucks and vans are great vehicles for businesses. Both provide numerous advantages… Continue reading

Everything you Need to Know About Amazon Delivery Trucks and Services

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Like FedEx delivery vans, the Amazon delivery truck gained popularity in the last decade when it launched its last-mile delivery program.  Then delivery vans started to play a big role in Amazon’s vast delivery network.

To get the delivery job done, Amazon bought vans from three major automobile brands namely the Ford Transit, Ram ProMaster, and Mercedes-Benz sprinter. The giant online retail company also welcomed the participation of Amazon Flex Drivers and Delivery Service Partners as a reinforcement to its delivery network. 

As a Flex Driver for Amazon, you need to provide a vehicle that you own such… Continue reading

Cube Vans – What You Need to Know

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The use of commercial trucks is a necessity. In the United States alone, the trucking industry needs to haul more than 10 billion tons of cargo in order to keep the economy going. 

If you have a business that involves frequent moving of plenty of cargo or merchandise, you might be needing a cube van, if you don’t own one yet.

Cube vans are very common these days. You can see them everyday being used mostly by delivery companies. But if you want to use it exclusively for your business to save on costs and minimize delays, you… Continue reading

5 Great Business Ideas You Can Explore With An Isuzu Box Truck

Isuzu commercial vehicles are known for their powerful engines, reliable drivetrain systems, and high-level on-road performance.  The Isuzu NPR HD, more specifically, is the preferred choice of most business owners as their go-to work truck.  Count on these cargo box trucks for the day-to-day industry-specific operations.

Whether you’re considering investing in an Isuzu box truck for sale for the first time or looking to add one to your fleet, here are five business opportunities you can unlock with this vehicle:

1. Delivery

Along with the growth of e-commerce, delivery services have seen a spike in demand as well.… Continue reading

4 Things To Consider When Choosing A Vehicle For Your Food Truck Business

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Though starting a food business in 2021 might be frightening because of the classic restaurant industry’s crash in 2020 due to COVID-19, it might surprise you to know that food trucks are the perfect solution and compromise for food-lovers who long for the experience of dining out.  This is especially true as most brick and mortar restaurants nationwide have stayed closed or half-open.

So you want to start a mobile food business in 2021?

Here are four things you should consider before buying a truck for your mobile food business:

1. Financing Options

Money is the first thing… Continue reading

Risk Insights: Combating Lost Work Truck Productivity

Risk Insights: Combating Lost Work Truck Productivity

 

Fleet or work trucks are equipment you need to accomplish more in a shorter period of time. In short, it is a tool that can help to make you more productive and profitable. If your trucks don’t work efficiently, you won’t be able to achieve your targeted output and revenue. 

 

To avoid losing work truck productivity or resolve the issue when it happens, your first and foremost mission would be to identify its most common causes: 

1. Mechanical Issues of Old vehicles

Everything deteriorates with age including mechanical equipment like trucks and engines. Older vehicles have… Continue reading

The Benefits of Upfitting Your Work Truck

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When you shop for an effective work vehicle for your trade or business, there is no doubt that you’d want one that fits your needs. It always helps to have the right equipment as it can make you more efficient and productive. Having the right work truck could mean you’re willing to go as far as customizing your chosen vehicle or consider taking the vehicle to a specialist so that your specific requirements are met. Upfitting may be for you.

 

What is Upfitting?

In simple terms, upfitting is providing an existing vehicle with customized augmentations or accessories to meet… Continue reading

Risk Insights: Does My Commercial Motor Vehicle Need a USDOT Number?

Does My Commercial Motor Vehicle Need a USDOT Number

As owner or manager of a company that operates a number of commercial vehicles that engage regularly in interstate or intrastate commerce, it is important for you to be aware of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Number system.

What is a USDOT Number?

A USDOT Number works as a unique identifier for certain types of vehicles. It is issued to companies that are engaged in interstate and in some cases, intrastate commerce, that is – if you are transporting hazardous merchandise.  USDOT Numbers are issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and they are intended to… Continue reading

4 Factors You Should Consider Before Buying a Used Commercial Truck

Factors You Should Consider Before Buying a Used Commercial Truck

Trucks are our silent yet effective partner to progress. According to Markets Insider, trucking moves 71% of the total freight in the United States, and almost 6% of all full-time jobs in our country are in the trucking industry.

If your business is giving good returns and things turn out as you planned, you’d probably want to expand your business or buy a bigger equipment to cater to the growing demands of your customers. One of the things you’d want to do is buy a bigger commercial truck, and buying a used medium duty truck would be a viable,… Continue reading

Buying a Medium-Duty Truck? Here are 6 Things You Should Consider

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Commercial trucks are an important component of our economy. They contribute not only to business and infrastructure, but to the country’s income.

If you are planning to buy a medium-duty commercial truck to upgrade your fleet or to fulfill a business requirement, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself to make sure that need really exists. The questions are:

  1.  Are my vans and smaller commercial trucks exhausting their maximum suspension capacity when fully loaded?
  2. Are my trucks holding up traffic especially when running uphill?
  3. Is my delivery team taking too much time to complete each… Continue reading
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