Truck and Van Market Reality

To say 2021 has been a difficult year for global automotive supply chains would be a massive understatement. Local dealers, leasing companies, upfitters, etc. have not been immune to these impacts…in fact, they have borne the brunt of it with their customers. It’s not uncommon to drive by empty vehicle lots and see models that are typically plentiful that don’t exist at this point. Gone are the days of buying dealer stock, and factory ordering is harder now than ever. If you are lucky enou

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Proactive Ordering

Ordering vehicles at the beginning of the model year is more important now than ever. If you aren’t proactive in your acquisition approach, there is a good chance you will miss out when it comes to adding specific vehicles to your fleet. What started as an international microchip shortage has forced automakers to slow down on production, creating a high demand for a range of models. Shortages now include tow packages, wheel well liners, sunroofs, and more. Gone are the days when you could c

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