Commercial Vehicle Upfits
Interested in upfitting your fleet? Give our Fleet Manager a call!
Kirk Verrett - Fleet Manager
281.589.5313 - Direct
What is an upfit?
An upfit is a set of vehicle accessories or augmentations for an existing vehicle that are customized to the worker's needs. Upfits can include shelving, roof units, cooling units, hangars, and more. Upfitted vehicles are designed with efficiency and ease in mind, and can allow workers to bring that extra edge on the road and to the job site.
Benefits of Upfitting
- Custom-made to your job
- Can be made standard across a fleet for all employees to ensure a standard of service
- Creates an efficient work environment on the road
- Better fitted vehicles make for more productive drivers and can attract more qualified employees
What to consider when upfitting
Before upfitting, there are a couple of things to think about. Because upfits are custom, there can be so many options to filter through. It is important to know what you need for your job before looking for an upfit solution. Vehicle style, number of vehicles, your budget, and amount of time you need your upfit to last can all impact the upfit that you choose.
How to upfit a commercial or fleet vehicle
Vehicle upfitting can be an intimidating process, but there are lots of helping hands available along the way. Engaging a Fleet Sales Manager or Dealer can help you from start to finish. They can help you figure out what vehicles, accessories, upfits, and benefits will suit your work.
- Find your Vehicle
- Find the upfit based on your work needs
- Work with our Fleet Manager
- Get your vehicle(s) on the road
Upfitting Suggestions: The Do's & Don'ts
- Explore available upfits before you purchase a vehicle
- Know your budget before you kick off the process
- Make a plan for how you are going to manage the upfitting process
- Understand the specifications of your vehicle
- Make the decision on your own, especially if you are managing a fleet. There are many parties that should be involved, and employees should be represented in the decision.
- Be afraid of the investment. Sometimes upfits can be costly, but, when properly planned they can make up for it in the long run.
- Try to make the upfit suit individual employees. Though you shouldn't make the decision on your own, taking in the recommendations of everyone is nearly impossible and can be costly.