The Top 5 Pick-Up Upfits We Want to See (Infographic)

The Top 5 Pick-Up Upfits We Want to See (Infographic)

The design, manufacturing, and installation of an upfit is usually a professional endeavor, with work-trucks and vans modified so that hardworking contractors can get the job done. Usually. Maybe it’s the summer weather, but recently we’ve been wondering about how we could upgrade the classic pick-up truck to add a little more entertainment and relaxation to the typical work-day. Take a look at our fun new infographic on The Top 5 Pick-Up Upfits We Want to See, then let us know in the comments what crazy upfits you’d love to add to your pick-up truck, refrigerated truck, or whatever else you might drive! Continue reading “The Top 5 Pick-Up Upfits We Want to See (Infographic)”

Back to Basics: Keeping Listings Accurate & Updated

Keeping Listings Accurate & Updated

New smartphones. New website widgets. New privacy policies. Sometimes we can get so caught up in what’s new in technology and in marketing that we forget the fundamentals that effectively put our inventory in front of potential buyers. Sometimes we have to go Back to Basics!!

Welcome to Part 2 of our commercial dealership Back to Basics blog series, produced through a partnership between Commercial Web Services, Commercial Truck Trader, and Equipment Trader. As leading providers of innovative solutions that connect buyers and sellers in the equipment and trucking industries, we’re committed to using this blog series to help dealers reach more customers.

If you want to learn more about best practices for inventory photos, check out Part 1 of our series HERE. Today, we’re talking about the importance of keeping your online inventory accurate and updated!! Continue reading “Back to Basics: Keeping Listings Accurate & Updated”

4 Tips for Optimizing Inventory Listings

There’s a reason Commercial Truck Trader is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling commercial vehicles. Well, actually, there are a few reasons. Today we’re going to talk about one that really excites our dealers: the opportunity to optimize their inventory listings so that they can more quickly and efficiently connect with the buyers who are most likely to be interested and make a purchase. Keep reading to explore a Tips for Optimizing Inventory Listings!! Continue reading “4 Tips for Optimizing Inventory Listings”

Upfits Increase Leads!

Upfits Resized

Recently on the blog we’ve been talking about all the great reasons for listings to include upfit information, from Big Benefits for Buyers to Awesome Advantages for Dealers!! Among those dealer advantages are 44% more leads for dealers who include upfit details in their listings and 33% higher conversion rates for ads with upfit data!! Continue reading “Upfits Increase Leads!”

Providing Vehicle Upfit Information: 3 Awesome Advantages for Dealers

Plumber Or Electrician Standing Next To Van

A quick definition: Upfits are additions and upgrades to standard commercial vehicle bodies which make the vehicle better suited for a specific vocation or task. Examples range from simple ladder racks to comprehensive body overhauls.

Trucking. HVAC. Farming. Utility. Catering. Fleet Management. There are countless drivers, workers, and technicians across multiple industries who each have unique jobs and perform different tasks. These various workers require a wide range of vehicles and equipment, which makes vehicle upfits very popular. In fact, upfits are so important, that Commercial Truck Trader encourages dealers to include upfit information for all upfitted vehicles listed on our website!! We’ve previously described how making upfit details available provides some Big Benefits for Buyers. Today we’ll discuss how Providing Vehicle Upfit Information delivers 3 Awesome Advantages for Dealers!! Continue reading “Providing Vehicle Upfit Information: 3 Awesome Advantages for Dealers”

Providing Vehicle Upfit Information: 3 Big Benefits for Buyers

Electrician With Service Truck

A quick definition: Upfits are additions and upgrades to standard commercial vehicle bodies which make the vehicle better suited for a specific vocation or task. Examples range from simple ladder racks to comprehensive body overhauls.

From transportation to construction to utility operations, there are countless drivers, workers, and technicians on the road and at jobsites. These individuals perform tasks that are unique to each person and project and, therefore, require a wide range of vehicles and equipment. Such diversity is what makes vehicle upfits so popular. Because upfits are a key feature that commercial consumers look for when purchasing vehicles, Commercial Truck Trader allows dealers to include upfit information for vehicles listed on our website. Why do we do it?? There are many advantages to Providing Vehicle Upfit Information, including 3 Big Benefits for Buyers!! Continue reading “Providing Vehicle Upfit Information: 3 Big Benefits for Buyers”