Saturday, March 30, 2019

NEW! Knapheide Upfit Guides Enable Customers to Spec their Truck Bodies

Platform Body Upfit Guide
Create the Ultimate Heavy Hauling Work Truck

Truck Upfit Guide


When it comes to hauling bulk materials, a platform body (or flatbed) is the ultimate solution. With ample platform space, numerous opportunities for tie-down integration, and varying sizes and configurations to match applications large and small, a platform body is a versatile addition to your fleet.

Determine your work environment and truck needs.

Depending on how you’ll use it, there’s more to a platform body than deciding how big or robust it needs to be. There are different types of platforms, ranging from varying sizes of basic hauling platforms to fully-contented, vocation-specific bodies containing integrated storage, material racks or sides.

Follow this to the Platform Guide:

https://www.knapheide.com/platform-body-upfit-guide?utm_campaign=apb-push-email-2-201902&utm_medium=email&utm_source=eloqua&utm_content=truck-compatibility&elqTrackId=f69a93612f3a46feb33db8dde17fd0bc&elq=cde85ce9882f455db0553b89b97a17a4&elqaid=1023&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=490

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Work Vehicle Ergonomics - Decked



DECKED drawers slide your payload of tools, gear and other supplies out right at waist height. This white paper, prepared by a third party expert, studies how toolbox solutions like DECKED are shown to save time and money.

DECKED drawers slide your payload of tools, gear and other supplies out right at waist height. This white paper, prepared by a third party expert, studies how toolbox solutions like DECKED are shown to save time and money.


Learn more at: https://decked.com/blogs/decked/ergonomic-white-paper-supports-decked

Sunday, March 24, 2019

New Slide Out Bed Boxes from Buyers Products offer secure storage in the bed of your truck

 

Constructed from reinforced aluminum with an industry-leading top load weight capacity, auto locking detents and built-in gasket with rain gutter, these bed boxes can be customized using  horizontal and vertical partitions. Now available in natural, black, or white finish. 
  • Industry-leading weight capacity up to 500 lbs for drawers and 800 lbs for top load (evenly distributed)
  • Heavy duty reinforced aluminum box and drawer construction
  • Drawer automatically detents into a locked position every 8 inches for controller motion and convenience. Releases easily with push button.
  • Industry-leading customization with movable dividers to accommodate tools and hardware.
  • Locking push button with key
  • Full door gasket and rain gutter for four-sided protection against the elements.
  • Mounting hardware included along with predrilled mounting holes
  • Available in black and white powder coat finishes as well as natural aluminum (no powder coat finish)
  • Comes complete with dividers, additional divider kits also available.

    Learn more at:  https://www.buyersproducts.com/bedbox


Thursday, March 21, 2019

Knapheide Work Truck Show // NTEA 2019


This year at the 2019 Work Truck Show, we introduced new chassis, new Knapheide bodies and new options. Watch to learn more!

Monday, March 18, 2019

56" High Harbor Trademaster Service Body



This Red Ford has a 56" high custom Trademaster service body with raised front compartments on both sides, two upper compartments that open upward for maximum visibility. This is also a horizontal series body where the horizontal compartment goes to the end of the body. This is perfect for longer items. This unit also has a 3-piece Cargo Bed Enclosure keeping what is inside secure and out of view.

Harbor offers standard TradeMaster with the 8' and 9' Single Rear Wheel models, along with 8', 9', 11' Dual Rear Wheel models. We also offer a 6.5' for HD short bed trucks and a 13' for longer wheelbase trucks. Since we manufacture this product, we can build bodies to specific needs, but the standardized models will be the most cost-effective generally.


To find out more, you may call Harbor Truck Bodies at 800-433-9452.
Also find us at http://htbi.net/

Friday, March 15, 2019

Enoven 16' Flatbed With A Scorpion TL-3 Crash Attenuator - Enoven Truck Body



Sam with Enoven Truck Body shows off this brand new Hino 338 that has a 16' Enoven Flatbed. It is also equipped with a Scorpion TL-3 attenuator that folds into the bed. See more at http://www.enoven.com

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

F-150: The Big Dog | F-150 | Ford


If you’re not the lead dog, the scenery never changes. Only the F-150 gives you best-in-class torque,* payload,* and towing.* It doesn’t just raise the bar, it is the bar.

*Max payload on F-150 XL Regular Cab, 8’ box, 5.0L, 4X2, Heavy Duty Payload Pkg. and 18” Heavy Duty Wheels. Not shown. Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew®, 6.5’ box, 3.5L EcoBoost, 4X2 and Max Trailer Tow Pkg. Not shown. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

NTEA: More than 100 product rollouts expected at WTS

Ford, FCCC, Freightliner, International, Mack, Nissan, Ram 
among OEMs planning to deliver updates 

Nissan Commercial Vehicles at WTS '18


The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) says more than 100 companies plan to introduce new work trucks and equipment at Work Truck Week 2019.

The Work Truck Show, North America’s largest work truck event, runs March 5-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis IN. Educational sessions, Green Truck Summit, Fleet Technical Congress, and the Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference begin March 5, and the exhibit hall is open March 6–8.

Chevrolet Commercial Vehicles, Ford Commercial Vehicles, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, Freightliner Trucks, Hino Trucks, International Truck, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Kenworth Truck Company, Mack Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Nissan Commercial Vehicles, Peterbilt Motors Company, Ram Commercial, Volvo Trucks and Western Star Trucks plan to exhibit at the event, with 15 of them delivering exclusive chassis update sessions.

During each update session, company representatives provide insights into their future plans related to the work truck industry, share technical information on latest chassis specifications and designs, and review body and equipment installation options. Ford, FCCC, Freightliner, International, Mack, Mitsubishi Fuso, Nissan and Ram also scheduled press conferences at the Show.

“There’s no better place to see what’s new and what’s coming from the industry’s leading OEMs,” the association said.

To help attendees plan which booths to visit, 90 exhibitors are showcasing new products online in advance of the event as part of The Work Truck Show’s exclusive New Product Spotlight and Green Product Showcase programs. Offerings range from transmissions and suspensions to trucks and bodies. They include a variety of innovative power solutions, cargo management systems and vocational equipment from snowplows to cranes. To learn more about these products, visit the featured exhibitors section of the online floorplan at worktruckshow.com/floorplan.

“Every year at The Work Truck Show, the industry’s leading manufacturers of vocational vehicles, components and equipment converge on Indianapolis to showcase their newest products and share what’s coming next,” says Steve Carey, NTEA president and CEO. “With all the major players here, The Work Truck Show is the best place to take the pulse of the commercial vehicle community and find the equipment and education you need to continue to improve your operations.”

Show attendees will have the opportunity to check out products from 26 first-time exhibitors in a special New Exhibitor Pavilion that opens an hour before the exhibit hall on Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7. It’s located across from the Hall I exhibit hall entrance.

The Work Truck Show main exhibit floor covers more than 500,000 square feet. The event includes an educational conference with sessions designed to help attendees improve their operations.

“Anyone who works with commercial vehicles, including public and private truck fleet operators, manufacturers, dealers and equipment distributors, can find solutions to their business challenges at the Show,” NTEA said.

For more information and to register, visit worktruckshow.com or call 800-441-6832.

Source: https://www.trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/ntea-more-100-product-rollouts-expected-wts

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

EZ STAK - WHO WE ARE

EZ STAK LLC


We are a global manufacturer of high quality mobile workspace systems, providing our Customers the joy of a well organized, safe and secure work environment.

We are a global manufacturer in providing safe, secure and well-organized vehicle storage solutions.

Founded in 1998, EZ STAK is an industry leader and manufacturer of vehicle interior storage systems for service utility work trucks and vans. Our durable, secure and lightweight aluminum storage drawers, cabinets, hardware and shelving units create organized, efficient and secure mobile work environments. EZ STAK’s fleet vehicle upfitting products are used extensively by municipalities as well as large corporations in the utility, telecom, cable, oil and gas, and construction industries.

EZ STAK’s design and engineering team utilizes the latest SolidWorks 3D technology to create standardized storage systems and customized solutions to meet the unique needs of our customers. Our manufacturing process ensures predictable, accurate installations and superior build quality. From our strategically located manufacturing and distribution centers in Chicago, Illinois and Kingston, Ontario, we quickly and efficiently deliver our complete line of products through our network of dealers, distributors and manufacturing representative groups. EZ STAK embraces Lean Manufacturing principles and Six Sigma quality standards, resulting in predictable lead times, value for clients and a respectful workplace.

EZ STAK is committed to providing exceptional customer service and workmanship making EZ STAK products the preferred and trusted choice for major fleets globally.

Modular Product Specialties: Service utility vehicles, work trucks, mobile workshops, service body drawer systems, commercial vehicle equipment systems for walk-in and van bodies, lightweight aluminum storage systems for fleet vehicles and service body trucks.

We know you have choice when it comes to finding a vehicle storage solution. So why go with us? Here are 10 reasons to start.

  •     We don’t point at a catalog and say, “Pick one.” We specialize in working one-on-one, until we find a configurable storage solution that suits how your team works in the field.
  •     You prefer turnkey solutions? We have those too. Our pre-engineered interior packages exclusively for walk-in truck and service body OEM’s are unmatched in the industry.
  •     Don’t wait days or even weeks to get a response to a quote, drawing or question. With our Customer Care Program, you’ll hear from us right away.
  •     Some companies work only with steel. Not us. Our high-grade aluminum drawers and cabinets weigh 40% less than steel, so they can significantly reduce your fuel costs.
  •     The quality of our materials and workmanship ensures, on average, a 12-year life expectancy for all of our products. Try finding a higher number with the other guys. In fact, we offer a LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY!
  •     One reason our aluminum drawers last longer than others out there is that we use platform mounts to attach them to the truck body. This adds rigidity and strength.
  •     Don’t have two free hands to open a drawer while on the job? Don’t worry. Our EZ Latch drawer mechanism allows you to easily open them with one hand.
  •     We are the only company out there that uses two heavy-duty latches on our aluminum drawers — one on each side. This makes it much easier to access your tools and parts.
  •     Three words: Build Your Own. Design your ideal walk-in interior with our online tool at ezstak.com and then submit it for quoting. Bet the other guys don’t let you do that.
  •     Our ambitions are global, but our storage solutions are made local. Based in Schaumburg, Illinois, our products are proudly manufactured in the USA.
EZ STAK LLC
22620 Fisher Rd
Watertown, NY 13601
P: 630.994.3300
F: 630.390.2343
E: info@ezstak.com

Find out more at: https://ezstak.com