Utility vans carry parts, tools and equipment to a job site for a contractor like an electrician or plumber, all while keeping everything out of the elements. The enclosed body of a utility van may even offer enough headroom to stand while working.
Pickups are an ideal choice for a company that needs to move smaller items - or employees - to a job site. With the wide array of accessories available to add more storage options or secure cargo, pickup trucks are economical to buy and to operate.
Cargo vans are used by a wide array of companies for moving tools and equipment between jobsites or for making small-sized deliveries around town. The windowless sides are ideal for advertising, and these vans are highly customizable with bins and shelving in the cargo area.
If you travel to clients to repair their windshields, your truck is the most important piece of equipment. You need to safely transport multiple pieces of big glass, plus all of your tools—you can’t do that with an ordinary vehicle.
A family-owned business has six full-time technicians to repair all kinds of auto glass and windshields. They own four trucks which store the majority of their tools and allow them to transport large pieces of glass to clients. A tour of their customized work trucks highlights what works for the business, and what doesn’t.
When you run a mobile repair business, your vehicle is your most important piece of equipment. You have to be able to safely transport multiple pieces of big glass as well as keep all of your tools organized, and you can’t do that with an ordinary vehicle.When you’re shopping for a new work vehicle, the first big question is whether you should get a truck or a van.
A Nissan Frontier and a Toyota Tacoma are two vehicles in this mobile auto glass repair business. In this tour, discover what this business owner and technicians--and don't like--about these vehicles in their fleet of pickup trucks.