When you think of military vehicles, you’re more likely to think of Jeeps and tanks than a service pickup truck. But the simple truth of the matter is that even military operations require the assistance of plumbing and HVAC services, field-testing equipment, and more. Of course, the rough conditions that are frequently encountered during such operations require that military truck accessories be built with an added level of durability and versatility. Because of this, truck bodies designed for military use must undergo rigorous testing to ensure they have what it takes to deal with harsh environments. This makes a durable, aerodynamic design an absolute must — but to get the most out of these vehicles, the right accessory features are also needed.
However, the Army and National Guard aren’t the only ones who need tough, versatile vehicles to meet their needs while on the go. In reality, contractors in a wide range of industries can [...]
Whether you work in construction or as an electrical technician, a ladder is one of the most important pieces of equipment you own. Of course, transporting this bulky item from one work site to another is often easier said than done. Most ladders aren’t going to fit inside a truck bed, and attaching a ladder to the side or roof of a truck body can be tricky. Because of this, investing in a quality ladder rack lock is absolutely essential for your equipment transportation needs.But what factors are most important when selecting a ladder rack lock? There are a few things that can improve both the security of your ladder as well as the usability of this device. Ease of Use
One of the first thing to consider is how you’ll get the ladder to the roof of your truck body. Storing the ladder on the side of your vehicle could very easily contribute to [...]
A utility truck body can make a big difference for your operations. These versatile vehicle components have become a popular choice in many industries thanks to their durability and their ability to be easily attached or removed to a standard pickup truck. Utility truck bodies have helped service providers in plumbing and electrical work — and even in military and medical applications — achieve better results and get their equipment safely to any job.
Of course, individuals who are looking to save a bit of money when purchasing this useful add-on for their vehicle are sometimes more inclined to buy a used utility truck body. While buying used can certainly help you save money, it’s also important that you conduct a full inspection so you can have confidence that you’re truly getting your money’s worth.
Here are a few factors you should consider when buying a used utility truck body.
More likely than not, your service truck frequently operates under tough conditions. Whether you travel on unpaved roads to reach construction sites or transport plumbing and electrical equipment, keeping your service truck body in good condition is essential for protecting valuable machinery and maintaining a professional appearance.So how can you ensure that your service truck body will continue to look great for years to come? Following a few essential maintenance tips can make all the difference in extending the lifespan of your vehicle.
1. Regular Washing and Waxing
Believe it or not, allowing dirt, insects, and other debris to build up on your vehicle can ultimately cause a wide range of problems. Over time, dirt can weaken the vehicle finish, wearing it down and making it more prone to black streaks, fading, and other visible wear and tear. More corrosive materials like bird droppings and tree sap can be even more harmful to the fiberglass [...]
Making the most of your truck space is important no matter what cargo you are carrying. Some industries such as farming and agri-business require special cargo carrying needs. In order to ensure that these needs are met utilizing the best service truck bodies is necessary.The following provides guidance on how to choose the best service truck bodies for farming and agri-business usage. Material Types
It is important to consider the type of material that is used for truck bodies. Truck bodies are made from different types of material, and the material composition will impact the quality, weight and the way in which the truck body is utilized. Thus, it is important to choose the materials for a truck body with much consideration. Some material choices include:
Aluminum– Aluminum service truck bodies provide the fortitude and endurance that comes with metal materials. They can be used to contain various types of cargo from produce to livestock [...]
A utility service truck can serve as a highly versatile option for a wide range of businesses. With an easy installation that fits on any standard pickup truck, these vehicle add-ons provide a secure storage space for equipment that can speed up your work processes and add significant value to your business.Of course, not all drivers will use their utility service truck in the same way. Plumbers, electricians, construction workers, and even medical and military professionals have made use of these vehicle add-ons, and as a result, many individuals opt for extra accessories to better meet their needs. Here’s a look at some of the most commonly used accessories for a utility service truck:
Construction teams, electricians, and other professionals often need the help of a ladder to access hard-to-reach places. But fitting a ladder into your utility service truck isn’t always easy. Thankfully, ladder racks are a common accessory that allows you [...]
The space within a truck is a precious commodity. Making the most beneficial use of truck space often requires strategic positioning of cargo. Even still, there is only but so much space, and only so many ways to arrange cargo in a safe, efficient manner.
A truck shelf offers a convenient and practical method of optimizing space in your truck. When selecting shelving options, it is important to consider your storage and shelving needs so that you make the most beneficial choice.
Why Truck Shelving Systems are Ideal
While truck shelving systems are not necessary, they are certainly ideal. Considering the various items that are transported in a truck, it is not only practical but also much safer to use a dedicated truck shelving system. Some reasons that truck shelving systems are ideal in comparison to the traditional arrangement of cargo on a truck include:
Detachable truck bodies such as the removable utility bed are quite significant in various applications particularly those concerning the military. For military operations, the ability to customize trucks is crucial as this makes it possible to function in different scenarios. A military truck can be customized so it can suit the activities and mission set, with the vehicles utility bed being a key section for the successful completion of missions as these part can be used to store equipment, tools, and weapons necessary for combat.
Of course, varying emergency services will require different configurations of the removable utility bed, but there are specific features which are worth considering if the military personnel is to complete their mission successfully. Most truck bodies have been designed to serve in a manner which no other truck bodies have done before. The utilization of removable and detachable modules have enhanced the versatility of military vehicles, making it possible for [...]
Removable Truck bed storage pods have proven to be a very useful alternative to cargo vans for many industries, but there are few places where their usefulness is more apparent than with plumbers and electricians. With a wide variety of tools and special equipment that are used on a daily basis, the ability to conveniently and safely transport them is a must-have – Master Series fiberglass work pods deliver these essential needs.But what features do plumbers and electricians need that other industries might not? Here’s a look at some of the top work pod storage features used by these industries:
Both plumbers and electricians need to have small parts on hand for repairs and installation work, such as nuts and bolts, screws, various fasteners, adhesives the list goes on. Because of this, storage bins are an essential part of work pod storage. Specially manufactured storage bins keep small parts firmly in place, preventing [...]
Many industries today use custom truck bodies as an alternative to company vans. Not only are they longer lasting and offer versatility and flexibility, they offer a better continuity of operations and resiliency. Those in plumbing, electrical, HVAC, landscaping, farming, fiber optics and more, will appreciate the easy custom configurations truck bodies offer, not to mention that they can be removed and transferred between vehicles without much difficulty.
However, after the decision has been made to purchase a truck body, there are still many variables to determine. It is a large business investment and warrants the appropriate due diligence and research, starting with choosing the right manufacturer.
1. Trusted Name in the Industry
When choosing a custom truck body for your industrial needs, it’s important to select from a list of trusted producers. This is not the time to go with a no-name brand without a good reputation. Ask others in the industry about their [...]