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Elite Fleets

September 25, 2019

How does one become an Elite Fleet?  Creating an Elite Fleet is just a simple as paying attention to all the key areas and make sure that is done to the highest of standards. Below are some tips on how to take your fleet to an Elite status. Maximize ROI Maximizing the vehicle return on…

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Balance Work and Play

September 23, 2019

Are you tired of tools rattling around in your truck and getting lost or broke? Anyone who drives a work truck has, more than likely, had this happen at some point in time. Also, what about needing to run errands or help friends move furniture on the weekend; or maybe head out of town and…

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Half Ton, Full Benefits

September 20, 2019

Many industries have taken advantage of the benefits half ton trucks have to offer. Besides them being easier on the wallet to purchase, they are obviously lighter. One of the benefits of lighter trucks being increased fuel efficiency while reducing fuel costs; as a half ton truck will cost you significantly less in gas than…

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Weighing Your Options

September 13, 2019

As a company or fleet, it is very important to make sure that the trucks you purchase are safe and efficient for their intended use. Weight is always a concern when it comes to work trucks and there are specific numbers and/or ratings that need to be considered. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is the maximum…

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Transferable Q & A

September 9, 2019

Q: Why a Transferable Truck Body? A: The ability to remove a truck body from your pickup truck in minutes, fully loaded, means gaining valuable access to a work-free pickup truck. Q: What kind of truck will it fit? A: A universal fit for full size pickup trucks Ford, Dodge, GM, Toyota Tundra with 8′ and 6.5′ beds. Unfortunately…

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Forward Thinking…

September 6, 2019

Fleet and self-employed technicians alike depend on their vehicles to get the job done every day. Accidents, technician time off, work truck maintenance and repairs result in costly downtime; simply put, there is no good time for downtime. Downtime cost is an important factor to consider when running a business or fleet. Fleet managers have…

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Gone are the days…

September 3, 2019

Gone are the days of limiting your fleet management solutions to bolt-on products. Those products limit the flexibility of your fleet’s work truck composition, reduce resale values, and create a burden on your operations when the work truck is damaged or down for service. Fleetwest offers the innovative solutions for your pickup work truck. The…

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Our Very Own Celebrity!

August 28, 2019

Meet W, he is our very own Truck Legend and local celebrity around here. W has been our hard working work truck and part of the Fleetwest family for going on 12 years now. He’s even been on TV! You can see him on Truck U on the Velocity Chanel,in several of our You Tube videos…

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Tradesman

August 20, 2019

In 2011 Irwin Tools founded National Tradesman Day to honor the men and women who work day in and day out with their unique skills to their trade to keep our great nation running smoothly. Friday, September 16th, 2011 was the maiden celebration but we now celebrate this day on the third Friday in September. Today…

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Light up your work

August 16, 2019

Many industries such as construction, concrete, and roadwork function in the early hours of the morning and/or late nights when light is in short supply but of  great importance. These technicians rely daily on a work truck with good lighting to supply easy access to tools and supplies for efficient productivity; not to mention the…

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Add Years To Your Fleets’ Life Cycle

August 13, 2019

When should we replace our vehicles? This is an important question for any business owner or fleet manager. Service vehicles are your company assets and may need some long needed maintenance to extend its longevity, if not replacement. Maybe they lost their shine, are showing their age or just look tired. If it looks like…

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Prevent Downtime

August 7, 2019

Downtime cost is an important factor to consider when running an entire fleet as well as a small business. Fleet and self-employed technicians alike depend on their vehicles to get the job done. Accidents, driver time off, work truck maintenance and repairs result in costly downtime. Simply put, there is no good time for downtime.…

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To Buy or Lease… That is the Question

July 30, 2019

Want or need to buy a new work truck? The next question that every business owner or fleet manager must now answer…Do we lease or do we buy a new work truck? Unfortunately, this question will need to be asked and answered several times. Even after the pros and cons, every financial option and business…

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Long vs. Short

July 17, 2019

Have you noticed that over the years that shorter truck beds are more popular?  You are not alone. It’s not that trucks are getting any shorter, but the cab lengths are getting longer. With the popularity of trucks in the U.S, the crew cab is a must due to more passenger space needed for everyday use.…

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Not Half Bad

July 12, 2019

Many industries have taken advantage of the benefits half ton trucks have to offer. Besides them being easier on the wallet to purchase, they are obviously lighter. One of the benefits of lighter trucks being increased fuel efficiency while reducing fuel costs as a half ton truck will cost you significantly less in gas than…

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Versatile Service Truck Body

July 8, 2019

An important factor to look for in a service body is versatility. An open mind and creative thinking can transfer your work truck into a successful business. The 175 by Fleetwest is ideal for multiple industries, hobbies, and also pickup models. The 175 fiberglass service bodies are completely transferable fully loaded from one pickup truck…

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Start your Fleet Evolution Today!

July 2, 2019

Trucks sure have come a long way in the last 60 years…so why not the same with work trucks? It’s time to change the way your Fleet or technician handles tool storage. Instead of  buying the same old Bolt-On bodies that haven’t changed in years, it’s time to think outside of the box; or in…

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Long Lasting Alternative

July 1, 2019

Vehicle downtime is inevitable… For this reason, Fleetwest offers 100% transferable service bodies that are built to outlast multiple trucks. These are fully transferable truck bodies that eliminate the need to tediously unload tools and equipment  only to reload them onto the replacement pickup truck. Models in both the Load’N’Go and Durashell lines can be transferred from one…

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