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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

Four Steps To Disinfect Your Cargo Van

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The World Health Organization states that the coronavirus is spread through droplets from the mouth or nose during a cough or sneeze. These droplets could land on any object or surfaces around an infected person, and when someone else touches the contaminated object or surface, that person can potentially be infected.

Vehicles used for business, whether new or used ones purchased from your box truck dealer or cargo van dealers, need to be cleaned and sanitized–especially the interior from time to time.

Cargo van interiors have different kinds of surfaces, including rubber, plastic, leather, or metal, and these surfaces can… Continue reading

The Ultimate Guide in Buying a Step Van

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Step vans are typically panel trucks that present the versatility of driving while sitting or standing. They are also known as walk-in delivery trucks that, in the past, were widely used for bakery products and milk delivery.

The ideal mobile food truck, step vans now carry everything from the classic ice cream to gourmet dishes and everything in between! They are constantly in food festivals, tours, and events all over the country!

Besides being the go-to vehicle for food selling and deliveries, step vans are now commonly used in these businesses and trades:

Why Choose a Used Cargo Van for Your Business

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One of the most important decisions you’ll have to make as a business owner is picking the right vehicles for your fleet. If you’re in the goods delivery, plumbing/HVAC/electrical services, catering, or tour guide business, the ideal vehicle is a cargo van. A used Ford cargo van, for example promises dependability, space, and performance. Here are several reasons to choose a cargo van for your business:

Fuel Efficiency

A cargo van is just as fuel-efficient as a full-sized sedan, and much more efficient than box trucks.  In a Ford Cargo Van, the 2 stage turbo four-cylinder gasoline engine… 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

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 It’s Important To Bring In Your Commercial Delivery Trucks For Regular Check-Ups

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For any kind of business a utility or delivery truck is part of its lifeblood, transporting goods and supplies from the main office or warehouse to customers and clients. Whatever type of commercial truck, the vehicles suffers a lot more wear and tear compared to a normal passenger car for several reasons:

1. Your delivery truck carries heavier loads than a normal vehicle which puts a greater demand on the transmission, suspension and tires.

2. It does a lot of accelerating and braking because of the stop-and-go delivery route which causes the oil break down more quickly.

3. It spends… 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

Keeping Your Refrigerated Trucks and Vans in Top Shape

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Economists are seeing a steep rise in market demand for transportation services. In fact, it is projected that by 2020, some 29.1 million of these types of logistics units will be operating worldwide, and a considerable section of the industry will be made up of refrigerated trucks and vans.

Perishable produce, frozen food or beverages, chemicals, plants, and other temperature-sensitive items that you store, serve, or transport to your customer should be in their best condition at any given time. Can you imagine what a refrigeration breakdown could do to your products? You’ll have to deal with spoilage, rejected or… Continue reading

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