The shift in major volume from B2B to B2C deliveries, record e-commerce volume, transport of the coronavirus vaccine, vehicle production capacity, and chassis supply will be factors affecting parcel delivery fleets in 2021, says Chad Heminover, president, Shyft Fleet Vehicles & Services.
December 22, 2020
Next year, small fleets will face increased order-to-delivery times, supply and product availability issues, and rising costs. What can you do to prepare?
December 16, 2020
Chanje's electric cargo van will certainly have great appeal among delivery fleets concerned with their carbon footprint, but at the end of the day it's a big, nicely setup delivery van that just happens to be electric.
January 17, 2018
A staple of many commercial fleets is the van. From compact vans to their full-size counterparts, there are a growing number of vans available for fleets in 2018.
November 7, 2017
Big rigs are grabbing all the technology headlines today. But medium-duty truck and van models continue to see improved safety and productivity. Check out HDT's annual round-up of what's new in medium-duty.
October 18, 2017
Stealing a delivery van to use as a getaway vehicle is stupid — unless the authorities are chasing the other five identical Nissan NV 2500 vans with identical branding.
July 11, 2017
Delivery fleets are always on the road, putting miles on their vehicles faster than most other vocational fleets. While newer vehicles are extending lifecycles beyond previous models, one fleet van hit the half-million-mile mark.
February 17, 2017
Learn how these small companies customized their Ford Transit vans to fit their business needs.
January 25, 2017
Since its introduction to the North American market two decades ago, European-style vans have become a mainstay in the fleet industry. The van that started it all in America continues forging into the future.
January 12, 2017
A new breed of commercial van is sweeping the country with capabilities and features unheard of just a few years ago. Here’s why many experts think these vans will soon dominate in light- and medium-duty fleets.
December 19, 2016
Sales of commercial vans may set a record this year and helping drive that traffic is a wider array of offerings in three distinct size categories.
October 19, 2016
As more fleets are able to take their work on the road, custom upfits are providing a more comfortable and efficient workspace for employees — from portable desks to executive lounges with TVs, storage areas, and conference space.
September 21, 2016
Featuring a photo so detailed it reveals a mosquito's hairs, this startup mosquito pest control company's vehicle wrap stands out on the road, helping to market its brand and business.
July 22, 2016
Money considerations drive much of the decision making when choosing vans or pickups, but function also plays a crucial role.
May 20, 2016
The process of lightweighting a fleet of vehicles involves more than simply moving down a vehicle class or removing weight from an overloaded vehicle.
May 16, 2016