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Isuzu is a worldwide leader in diesel trucks.  The Japanese-based company has manufactured thousands of them since they got their start back in 1916.  They perfected the low cab forward in the United States and has been the best-selling manufacturer in the category every single year since 1986. 

Of all the Isuzu Diesel Trucks built in the past 30 years, 83% are still registered and running on American highways today.  That speaks volumes for the company and the trucks.

 

History of Isuzu Work Trucks

The history of Isuzu been a wild ride.  While the manufacturer stopped producing cars to be sold in the U.S. in early 2009.  But that was far from the end of the American-Isuzu love affair. 

The first Isuzu Commercial Truck graced the Port of Jacksonville, Florida [...]


 

If you have a Box Truck and are fond of four-legged furballs, why not embark on a mobile pet grooming business?  Mobile pet groomers fetch an average of around $45,000 per year which isn’t too shabby.   Plus, you’ll get to rub noses with wonderful creatures, great and small. 

Reasons to Start a Mobile Pet Grooming Business

The past year with all its trials and tribulations has been a good reminder that loving what you do and doing what you love is vital in this day and age.  Furthermore, diversification is important too.  Many who lost their jobs due to the pandemic realized the value of fending for themselves by being self-employed.

The pet industry is one that tends to thrive no matter what the economy is doing.  In fact, during COVID-19, [...]

 


 

On November 19, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) officially clarified what defines the scope of an agricultural product load.  Until now, there had been a lot of grey areas but with the specifications in place, many farmers and truckers who transport agricultural products are finding favor in the rulings.

Within the new regulations, agricultural goods include livestock, any agricultural commodity, and non-processed food.  Since agricultural goods fall under federal guidelines, the distinction will allow the place stipulations on the delivery of the products, ultimately making transporting them safer since hours-of-service laws will apply to them.  Farmers will reap the benefits as well because their goods will travel in a safer manner and the process will be more efficient. 

Prior to the clarifications, the regulations for farmers and the truckers who [...]

Trinity Logistics Group, a Texas-based trucking company, has slammed the brakes on operations.  The news has left its 102 drivers in utter shock.  Amidst the uncertainty the Coronavirus pandemic has brought about, the abrupt closure is being called “devastating”.

The announcement was made on September 28 via a conference call.  Drivers were informed they would no longer have a job and that all equipment was to be returned almost immediately.  The now-defunct carrier company offered flatbed, oversize, and heavy hauling services.  Trinity Industries, the mother company of Trinity Logistics Group, is the owner of Trinity Rails which has been hit hard by issues surrounding frac sand.

“At least we got paid and weren’t stranded like drivers for Ohio-based Falcon Transport and Celadon of Indianapolis were,” stated Paul, a past employee.  “Still…it is a big blow.”

The Trinity shut-down [...]

 


 

Port-a-parties are the trendy new way for parents to throw their kids a fabulously fun birthday party without the headache that usually goes along with such an event.   Why not join in the fun and make yourself some cash in the process?

Commercial Vehicle set-ups, you can be on the road to raking in the party dough in no time.  Here’s how to make your Party in a Box Truck happen in six easy steps:

  1. Plan.  You will need a good plan – for yourself and for the bank if you intend to seek financing for your business.  Exactly what type of mobile party company are you going to have?  What are you going to offer – a bounce house, a blow-up slide, carnival games, video games, paintball, or something else?  Maybe you’ll [...]

Isuzu 2015 NPR-HD Gas Landscape Dump Truck

Get Your Business Off the Ground


This 2015 Isuzu NPR-HD Gas Landscape Dump Truck is an earthmoving beast.  You can be sure this truck will get your landscaping and dumping jobs done.  And, you can comfortably take a team of six along with you.

Do you have a landscape or dump service?  If you do (or want to start one), you need a great Landscape Gas Landscape Dump Truck.  If your current truck is breaking down or just isn’t sending the right message to your customers, do we have the truck for you!

Isuzu is well-known for providing power and dependability to the Commercial Truck Driving industry.  This 6.0 liter V8 gas engine packs the punch you need and does so in a fuel-efficient manner. You’ll never have to worry if the station has the fuel you need.  All stations carry gas.

Book a Box Truck and Open a Mobile Library

Reading on the Go is Turning Pages and a Few Heads

Are you ready for an all-new chapter in your life to unfold?  If you love books and using your imagination, why not combine the two for a plot sure to be a novel success.

With a Box Truck and some great books, you can get your new career on the road with a mobile library.  Here’s how to get it all lined out in six simple steps:

What You’ll Need:
  1. Books:  Any library needs books.  Where you get your books will depend on your budget and the theme of your mobile library.  If your books are inexpensive (or free), you can organize a book drive to fill your shelves with donated books.  You can also find lots of great deals for books online, especially if you are buying multiple [...]

Make Money Moving Portable Sheds

Put Your Flatbed Truck to Work for You


 

Drive down any highway, especially in rural areas, and you’ll see lot after lot full of portable buildings for sale or rent.  Selling portable sheds, garages, offices, and even small homes is a huge, profitable, and ever-growing business.  Once a shed is sold or rented, it has to get to its destination, usually on top of a Flatbed Truck.  Drivers are cleaning up on the trend too.

Get Moving with a Flatbed Truck

Independent shed movers make good money every time they transport a shed.  The going rate is $500 for a typical local transport.  Generally, there is nothing else required of the driver except to deliver it to the destination.  From there, a crew generally awaits that tends to take over from there to put wheels on it and drag it to its location in the yard with a [...]


 

 

This 2015 Isuzu NPR-HD with Palfinger Lift Gate Box Truck is ideal for those who need a beast of a vehicle for their livelihood.  From moving companies to furniture delivery businesses, this workhorse will get the job done.

The body is a 16-foot Morgan, the ideal length for a Box Truck. It has two rows of E-Trac to secure cargo.   You’ll have ample room to haul a wide variety of things, like furniture, construction material, appliances, or a full home of belongings.  It’s not too big though, so you’ll save money on the initial purchase as well as on gas.  Plus, you won’t find yourself stuck out when it comes to parking and getting through tight spots.

Talk about powerful!  This Isuzu Box Truck comes with a 5.21 turbocharged diesel engine.  The cab is [...]

Flatbed Truck with Tree Bar

Branch Your Landscape Business Out

If you want to take your landscape business to the next level, you’ll need a Landscape Flatbed Truck to accommodate your ambitions.   The more specialized your landscape Truck is, the more efficiently it can serve your needs, and therefore, the broader your scope of landscape work will be able to be.

What is a Landscape Truck with a Tree Bar?

A Landscape Truck is a cab with a flatbed trailer attached.  Landscape Trucks are typically found in Light and Medium-Duty versions.  The size of a truck a landscape company elects to go with generally depends upon the nature of their specific services and the amount of work they do.

The Flatbed Trucks used in a Landscape Truck are equipped with various feature options.  Some have tall stake-bed sides to encase trees, plants, materials, and landscaping tools.  There are Landscape Trucks [...]

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