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The Top 3 Most Recommended Ford Cargo Van for Your Business

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If your business, whether it is big or small, needs vehicles to transfer their cargo or passengers from one location to another, cargo vans are ideal. There are numerous brands and models on the market that present the perfect cargo volume and appealing interior. Ford has one of the best cargo vans to offer in the market!

Before going into the list of top 3 most recommended cargo vans or Ford box trucks for sale, let’s check first the criteria of a great cargo van.

  • Fuel Savings. As a businessman, you have to choose a commercial vehicle such… Continue reading

Our Top 5 Used Medium Duty Trucks that are Perfect for Your Delivery Business

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The term “medium-duty truck” is a technical truck classification term used by people in the trucking industry. It refers to truck Classes 6-7 for trucks having a gross vehicle weight of 19,501 to 33,000 lbs.

Medium duty trucks are designed for various light-duty applications, especially the pick-up and delivery of merchandise.

If you want to buy a used medium-duty box truck, you should already have a rough estimation of its gross weight and size. But if you are not quite sure where to start, you should know that medium-duty trucks, which include box trucks and straight trucks, come in a… Continue reading

3 Step Van Business Ideas

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Step vans, also known as walk-in or multi-stop delivery trucks, are commonly used as delivery trucks for all types of businesses. The versatility of the step van platform however, allows for a multitude of business opportunities.

If you’ve decided to purchase a used step van, here are three business opportunities for you to consider:

Logistics and Transportation

The most common use for step vans is transportation and making deliveries. Postal workers use these vans for making large deliveries, while local businesses may also use these trucks to transport their equipment from one place to another.

Other businesses that fall… Continue reading

Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Refrigerated Truck or Van

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A refrigerated truck or van is a commercial vehicle that is used to transport perishable and temperature-sensitive goods like meat, vegetables, flowers and other foods. Its capability to control the temperature of its cargo compartment preserves the cargo and protects it from deterioration.

If your business requires you to move temperature-sensitive products on a regular basis, you should consider buying a refrigerated vehicle rather than renting them. But before you go to a refrigerated trucks and vans dealer or buy used refrigerated food trucks for sale, there are a lot of things you should know about this particular type of… Continue reading

Things You Need to Know about Cutaway Trucks

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A cutaway truck, is a commercial vehicle with a box shaped cargo compartment that is mounted to a cab & chassis that is manufactured with an incomplete body from a manufacturer such as Chevrolet, GMC, and Ford for example. The cabin sheet metal is actually left open and the rest of the van body sheet metal is not installed; the cargo box is mated right up to the cabin behind the occupant seating area by the cargo box manufacturer. The cargo area of this type of truck sometimes has been ordered with a sliding door in the “bulkhead wall” of… Continue reading

Buying a Used Cargo Van – Important Things You Need to Lookout for

When buying a vehicle such as a cargo van, there’s always a need for you to inspect it whether it is a new or used unit. Even the government requires that commercial motor vehicles be inspected to ensure they are roadworthy and safe to operate.

If you want to buy a cargo van and your budget is limited, your best option is to acquire a used vehicle. To avoid running into problems moving forward, always buy from a reliable used cargo van dealer in Oklahoma. But even if you trust your dealer, here are some important things to inspect… Continue reading

The Most Important Things to Know about Step Vans

Step vans which are also called walk-in delivery trucks, refer to the panel trucks that depending on the model can be driven with the driver standing or sitting. These vehicles were used to deliver food, particularly milk and bakery products in the early 20th century. Today, step vans are commonly used in the construction trades such as plumbing or heat and air contractors, auto repair, and law enforcement.

The step van became popular as a food truck because of certain attributes that made it attractive not only to food catering companies but to other industries as well. Those attributes… Continue reading

Why You Should Buy from a Trusted Commercial Dealer

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If you are in the service industry and just starting out in your business or looking to expand your fleet of current service vans, the question that first comes to mind is ‘should I buy brand-new or used?’ followed by ‘where can I find high quality used moving or plumbing vans for sale?’.

For budget conscious businesses, buying a used truck is often the better option! New vehicles depreciate in value the moment they leave the dealership, with a large percentage of that depreciation occurring in the first year alone. The large price difference between a new van and… Continue reading

Used Van or Truck for Your Business: What’s Not to Love?

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Buying your own van or truck to operate your own independent business is often a great idea! Given the chance, you would love to get started with a fleet of brand-new equipment, but the fact is, navigating through this business is as tricky as it is promising. Before purchasing a van or truck for your product or service, you need to consider several factors to ensure that you get the best return on your investment: cost of ownership, your choice of trucks and vans, and the quality of the equipment.

A great way to get started is by purchasing used… Continue reading

What in the World is a One Ton Truck?

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If you ever mosey on down to the local dealership to shop for pick-up trucks, it’s pretty normal to hear some unusual verbiage. Salesmen will be talking about wheelbase & glow plugs. Customers will be asking about block heaters and chassis cabs. It can get confusing. But there’s a common set of terms that everyone knows: ½ Ton, ¾ Ton & 1 Ton. You’ve heard about truck tonnage for years. But do you know what it really means? If you understand the meaning or not, salesmen and customers alike have at least accepted in a broad since that it… Continue reading