Custom or Standard: Which Upfit is Right for You?

Custom or standard – which type of upfit design is right for your commercial vehicle? If you were at the previous CONEXPO-CON/AGG, you may have seen Summit Truck Bodies’ custom Ford F-550. With its cool and precise design, Summit was understandably proud of their ability to upfit highly specialized trucks. Yet their impressive custom display contrasts with a growing trend in the industry for more standard designs. This had us thinking it would be a great time to look at the benefits of both custom and standard commercial vehicle upfits! Continue reading “Custom or Standard: Which Upfit is Right for You?”

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”

Commercial Truck Trader’s Top 5 Articles of 2017

Wow. It seems like just yesterday that we were wrapping up 2016, and now here we are marking the end of 2017!! It’s been a big year here on the Commercial Truck Trader blog — actually it’s been far-and-away our biggest year ever!!

We went from writing just a few posts in 2016, to this year publishing a post every single week, earning tens of thousands of views!! We cannot thank you enough for contributing to this huge success by following us here on the blog, and also on Facebook and Twitter. Continue reading “Commercial Truck Trader’s Top 5 Articles of 2017”

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”