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Isuzu Creates New Craft Beer Truck

Isuzu has developed a truck aimed at helping the growing craft beer market, in collaboration with Supreme, Delivery Concepts, and Bottle Logic.

Morgan Adds to GM Bailment Pool Locations

Morgan Truck Body reached an agreement with General Motors Fleet to increase the number of bailment pool locations, allowing it to more swiftly meet growing demands for upfitted Chevrolet and GM vehicles.

Focus on Metrics That Enhance an Upfitter Partnership

Many upfitters are operating at capacity, necessitating fleets be extra attentive to specifications because any engineering change will even further delay OTD. It is times like today that reinforces the value of advance planning and the creation of fleet metrics to measure progress.

Three Steps to a Successful Upfit: Plan, Plan, Plan

We all agree that planning is crucial to the success of any project, but it is especially important when spec’ing a new upfit. Conceptually, most fleet managers will agree with this statement, but it isn’t always followed in actual practice.

End-User Input Is the Key Factor to a Successful Upfit

The key objective of end-user discussions is to match the truck with the fleet application. Once you have completed your discussions, make sure the completed upfit specs have been reviewed and approved by all parties prior to order placement. It is critical to have a documented sign-off to avoid misunderstandings that result in after-the-fact upfitting modifications.

Ford Shows Intelligent Upfit Technology at Work Truck Show

Originally released with the 2017 Ford Super Duty, now available on the 2018 Super Duty, and slated for the 2019 model year, Ford will be demonstrating the capabilities of its Upfitter Interface Module (UIM) at its booth at the NTEA Work Truck Show.

Truck and Van Storage Equipment

At the 2018 Work Truck Show, exhibitors showed off the latest truck and van equipment with a variety of storage options. Read our full show coverage. Photos by Roselynne Reyes and Lauren Fletcher.

International Launches MV Series Class 6/7 Truck

International Truck has launched a new medium-duty Class 6/7 vehicle called the MV Series at the 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. It has been designed from the ground up for adaptability and comes with many driver-centric features.