Service body and utility body safety features can be an after thought when seeking out a new or used service truck body. Safety features should also be held in high consideration because cost savings does not stop at increased fuel mileage and better on-the-job efficiency.
Too often, we make blind purchases and investments into major products or services that ultimately cause more problems then they alleviate. Service bodies and cranes should be investments that solve problems, not create them.
As the service truck industry evolves over time, there is a lot of advice out there about what to buy, how to buy, how to service/care for your truck, and what the lifecycle should look like.
Toughness and grit are the qualities we all look for in a service body. There is much discussion within the industry as to whether aluminum service bodies can provide the same resiliency and toughness as other service body materials, and we have the answers.
Your truck service bed is not only a work tool, but also your mobile office. It is the workspace that goes everywhere you do and needs to be treated as such. Organization is key. Here's why...