VMAC’s recent survey on the state of the mobile compressed air industry has revealed many interesting findings, including the average age of fleet vehicles with air compressors. Our survey results contradict previous results compiled by the NTEA, suggesting that vehicles with air compressors tend to be newer and, possibly, replaced more often. What is the […]
Commercial vans are becoming more popular and, frankly, we aren’t surprised. Vans are convenient, prevent theft, include more advertising space, and are weatherproof. With such strong benefits, it makes sense many savvy mobile service companies are swapping their service trucks for vans.
Over the next few weeks we’ll be publishing a three-part blog series centered around Cullen Diesel, the Detroit Diesel and MTU distributor for BC. Cullen Diesel mechanics are factory trained and certified […]
Commercial van sales data from the NTEA (National Truck Equipment Association) reveals that commercial van sales continue to trend upwards, with each year surpassing the sales numbers from the year before. Between 2013 and 2019, commercial van sales increased by 56.7%. Total Van Sales in North America 2013: 224,723 2014: 239,646 2015: 282,216 2016: 292,096 2017: […]
Right-Sizing Commercial Fleets: Increased Sales Of Vans & VMAC Van Series Air Compressors The term “right-sizing” refers to converting a business unit to the optimal size to achieve maximum profit or efficiency. In this case, it describes the trend of businesses shifting their fleets from trucks to vans. Commercial van sales have been on the […]
Over the last decade, the popularity of commercial vans has steadily grown, as fleet managers and business owners look for cost-savings and improved efficiency in their vehicles. Many companies offer different outfitting options specific to vans, including shelving, storage boxes, tools, and accessories. In the case of air compressors, there are several different solutions, but […]
Service van operators who need an air compressor have one of two options—a vehicle-integrated air compressor that mounts in their engine compartment, or traditional air compressors that mount in the cargo area. UNDERHOOD™ Air Compressors For Vans If vehicle weight is a concern, and commercial van payload is limited, you can choose equipment that not […]
Commercial van weight can have significant impacts on any service truck business, especially in the United States. Heavy vans have to follow tighter regulations, undergo more inspections, and can face costly fines in some jurisdictions. Let’s break down what you need to know about weight and why extra weight on commercial vans can be a […]
New Possibilities for Fleet Managers All-new commercial van models have entered or will soon be entering the North American market. These vans are causing fleet managers to take a fresh approach to different application possibilities including: plumbers, handymen, construction contractors, mobile mechanics, and mobile tire service technicians. These European-style vans are fuel efficient and have […]
Interest in commercial vans to replace traditional service trucks continues to grow. Sales figures provided by the NTEA (National Truck Equipment Association) show it’s a trend that is not fading. Growth has been sustained over about a 5-year period, and the reasons for this are clear.