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The past few years hasn’t been an easy one where vehicle sales are concerned.  Covid put a damper on importing vehicles and parts.  Still, sales are up.  Commercial work truck sales are up 11% from this time in 2020.  Custom-fitted work trucks are soaring in sales too.  So, what’s the reason for the growth spurt?

Opportunity is knocking…that’s what’s up!  Rarely before has there been such a time as this to grab hold of your dream.

If you are wanting to ditch your 9-5 and go into business for yourself, the time is now.  Buyer demand is skyrocketing.  Here’s the stats:

Dry Freight.  Dry Freight is up 275%.  Grab yourself a Box Truck or Flatbed and get rolling.  From transporting medical supplies to delivering water and groceries to stores across town or across the nation, Dry Freight is an industry you just can’t lose out on.  It is also said that Dry Freight [...]

Hino’s been in the news more than they would like to be lately.  The extensive publicity is due to allegations of misconduct in reporting engine certification and fuel economy data.  In the midst of it all, there are thousands of loyal customers who stand behind the manufacturer regardless of whether the accusations are true or false.  Why?  Because Hino Commercial Work Trucks serve them well.

About Hino

Hino is a transnational manufacturer of commercial vehicles that’s been around since 1942 parented by Toyota.  Their universal commitment is to minimized vehicle lifetime cost.  Crown Motors Limited was established in 1966 as the sole distributor for Hino and Toyota commercial vehicles.  CML operates service centers, parts centers, and showrooms. Hino Sales Service Team is formed by specialists that possess extensive knowledge of the vehicles and are dedicated to helping customers. 

Hino has operated in the United States since 1984.  Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. in Williamstown, [...]

Looking for a Spray Truck?  If you are, you’ll find Isuzu carries some of the best, most affordable ones on the market. Built to last but light enough to maneuver with ease through most any situation you might encounter, Isuzu NPR-HD series (like FLS1, and FLS2) models are excellent Spray Trucks.

 

Who Needs a Spray Truck?

A Spray Truck is a commercial work truck that has the capacity to hold a tank used for holding liquid.  The trucks are used in many areas such as the pesticide, agriculture, and landscaping industries.  Spray Trucks can be customized so they can be optimized to perform the specific duties necessary for the job they’re needed for. 

 

Isuzu NPR-HD Series

Truflex, Nelco, FLS1, FLS2, RK, and RM are some of the Spray Trucks in the NPR-HD line up.  The average GVW is 14,500, making them light enough to maneuver but heavy enough to get the job [...]

If you’re going to be operating an 18-wheeler, you know you’re going to need a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).  You may be surprised to learn, however, that if you pull a trailer behind your Dump Truck with a weight of 10,0001 pounds or more and the combined GVWR is over 26,000, you are required to hold a CDL. 

When it comes to who needs a CDL and who doesn’t, it’s not always that cut and dry.   In fact, it can get downright confusing. It’s best to know in advance if you need a CDL so you can be prepared.

 

What is a CDL?

A CDL is a driver’s license that you are required to have in order to operate large, heavy, or hazardous material vehicles including buses, trucks, and trailers.  The test consists of general knowledge as well as the combinations vehicle endorsement test and of course a driving test is required. 

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What do you do when your cargo doesn’t fit in the bed of your truck?  Fortunately, there’s a truck that’s built to carry loads that don’t fit.  In fact, that’s what a Flatbed Truck is all about. It’s the perfect solution for all those odd sized, irregular, heavy loads that wouldn’t be able to be transported if not for the open bed of a Flatbed.

 

Flatbed Trucking 101

With an average income of up to $99.000, Flatbed trucking is one of the toughest types of truck driving job in the industry. Flatbed trucking is the transportation of cargo that is oversized, irregular sized, or so heavy or bulky it doesn’t fit in an enclosed trailer. The average Flatbed is 53 feet long to 102 feet long, so they are well-equipped for large loads.  It’s not unusual to see two trailers behind a Flatbed, chained together – extending the use of the truck immensely.  Some [...]

Advertising your service isn’t cheap but if you don’t, no one will know it exists. If you don’t like the idea of pouring your hard-earned bucks into traditional advertising, here’s an innovative idea that can drive your sales up without spending a fortune. 

One of the best moves you can make is to have your company commercial work truck custom painted to advertise your company.  If you have a fleet, get them all painted!

 

Advertise on the Go

Mobile signage is one of the cheapest ways to advertise your service. People can’t help but notice the information plastered on your truck when you drive past – especially if it’s cute or catchy. 

 

When you’re driving up to a new customer’s home or office, having your business information on the vehicle gives them peace of mind.  Crooks don’t usually advertise all their information on the side of their trucks. Branding your work truck [...]

According to the latest statistics, there are close to 300,000 plumbers in the United States. The average annual salary is $56,000.  Plumbers are most in-demand in Orlando, Florida and the nearby areas. New York City and Houston have the highest number of professional plumbers. 

 

If you have a plumbing business or intend to start one in the near future, you are probably very aware of the importance of having a reliable Commercial Work Truck is. 

 

About Plumbing Commercial Work Trucks

Plumbing Trucks highly specialized to accommodate the work that plumbers do.  They may be outfitted with water and electric.  They are set up to haul equipment.  From vise brackets to aluminum drawers to ceiling racks, Plumbing Trucks make the job easier.  Customization includes specific lengths and widths, size of shelves, drawers, dividers, and compartments.  Tailorizing the truck inside and out is a breeze.

 

Many Plumbing Trucks are crafted from commercial work [...]

One of the most important vehicles in a landscaper’s line-up is a Chipper Truck.  This type of service truck is designed to haul wood chips from the jobsite.  A woodchipper machine is often towed on the truck that directs wood chips right into a semi-enclosed chip box.

More About Chipper Trucks

Woodchippers are used for tree removal.  They break down tree limbs, branches, and small trunks.  The trucks are characterized by the opening at the tip of the rear wall that provides a chute which can be aimed to fill the dump body with woodchips. 

In a Chipper Truck, you have all the conveniences to make your vehicle perfectly equipped for wood chipping such as semi-enclosed tipping chip boxes that are designed to tow woodchippers to and from the job site.

Chipper Trucks are constructed with Dump Truck bodies that are customized for woodchip work.  They are able to haul away the leftover [...]

If you think landscaping companies do nothing but chill in February, you’re wrong. While across the Midwest, Northeast, and other parts of the country, the weather is crazy cold and the ground is icy and snowy, there are many aspects of a lawn that need attention and the Landscaping Truck can use some TLC too. 

From preparing the ground for the spring to protecting it from the harsh weather at hand, here are seven beneficial actions landscapers should take during the month of February:

  List for Landscaping in February

Regardless of conditions, February is an important time to start preparing for the spring months and ensuring that your yard, flowerbeds, and equipment are ready for the growing season. There are several actions homeowners can take to best set themselves up for success when the warmer weather rolls in. 

Here is a to-do list for the month of February:

Prune for June

Landscapers know [...]

Commercial Flatbed Trucks are appreciated for being one of the most efficient vehicles on the market. They are ideal for individual use as well as for small and large businesses.  When you purchase a Flatbed Truck, you’ll be required to make some important decisions.  One of the most difficult thing you’ll need to figure out is whether you want a steel bed…or aluminum.

Which is better, aluminum or steel?  There is no right or wrong answer.  One is not better than the other in general.  The one that’s the best fit for you will depend on several things such as:

  • What you are going to use it for.
  • Your budget.
  • Your preferences.
  • The climate you live in.

 

Uses for Flatbed Trucks

There is a myriad of uses for Commercial Flatbed Trucks.  They are often used to transport large, heavy, irregular-sized loads locally or nationwide.  They are able to tow vehicles and [...]

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