The Bottom Line on Upfitting Work Trucks and Vans

The Bottom Line on Upfitting Work Trucks and Vans

It’s no secret that work trucks (and vans) live hard lives.  Loads of miles, sometimes deferred maintenance, and plenty of dents and dings often mark the life of a vehicle in the trades or used by fleets.  The question we are so often asked, in a variety of ways, is...
Hauling with Your Work Truck? Tie it Down

Hauling with Your Work Truck? Tie it Down

There are two types of truck owners in the world – those who can tie down a load with a variety of knots and straps and those who think a bungee cord will suffice for anything.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Let’s take a few minutes to discuss properly...
What, Exactly, is a “Custom” Upfit Solution?

What, Exactly, is a “Custom” Upfit Solution?

One of the most common words in the world of upfitting trucks and vans has got to be “custom”. You see it everywhere, we see it everywhere, and unfortunately, it’s become such a common word in this industry, here at Expertec, we don’t really like to use it. Why? ...
Another Hidden Fact of Upfitting – Weight

Another Hidden Fact of Upfitting – Weight

It’s a simple fact – if you want to build something that can last nearly forever, make it out of cast iron or stainless steel.  There’s just one problem – a cubic foot of these materials weighs between 450-490 pounds. On the other hand, the same volume of aluminum...
The Upfitting Trend Too Many Miss – Safety

The Upfitting Trend Too Many Miss – Safety

The team at Expertec derives a lot of satisfaction from the seemingly simple act of taking a stock pickup or van and adding in the custom touches tradesmen and fleets need to execute their jobs – perfectly.  In the two decades since we opened for business, the...
Is the Mid-Sized Truck Back?

Is the Mid-Sized Truck Back?

The automotive industry was aflutter just a few months ago with the announcement that Ford would be bringing the Ranger mid-sized truck back into production.  The last Ranger for North America was built in 2011, but the “new” Ranger is back and sales, depending on who...
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