GMC Sierra Heavy Duty

Recently, Modern WorkTruck Solutions had the opportunity to drive the top of the range GMC Sierra HD Denali Ultimate. This is the top of the range model offered by General Motors for those looking to […] More

Ford F-150 Lightning

As more fleets are reducing their emissions, and setting short- and long-term targets, alternative fuel vehicles, including electric vehicles are attaining more attention. As a result, Ford Motor Company, which has been the best-selling pickup […] More

2024 Ford F-150

A 1966 Ford ad reads, “If they start as better ideas, they stay better ideas.” This headline works as a rallying cry for the F-Series truck team, which has delivered a lineup of tough and capable […] More

2024 Ford F-150

A 1966 Ford ad reads, “If they start as better ideas, they stay better ideas.” This headline works as a rallying cry for the F-Series truck team, which has delivered a lineup of tough and capable […] More

The Mullen ONE

Those that attended Work Truck Week 2023 might have already seen the new Class 1 EV cargo van from Mullen Automotive, the Mullen ONE. Mullen first revealed the vehicle at the show in Indianapolis alongside […] More

The Chevrolet Silverado EV

Chevrolet is yet another original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to tout its next electric vehicle (EV). The automaker acknowledges that it isn’t the first to debut an electric pickup truck, but at last year’s Work Truck […] More

2022 Toyota Tundra Review

Check out a short summary video here. If you happened to see my viral Instagram Reel, you already know what’s to come from this article. OK, so the Instagram Reel didn’t exactly go viral, but […] More

The Proxima Walk-in Van

Did you see REE Automotive’s REEcorner technology at the 2022 Work Truck Show? I wrote a bit about the revolutionary technology in a Work Truck Show review in our March issue. I wrote: “REE essentially […] More

The 2022 Ram ProMaster

Back in March at NTEA’s The Work Truck Show, Ram shared that its ProMaster vans saw a 25% increase in sales in 2021. In a world hurtling toward mobile services at a fast pace, that […] More

The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500

A hard-working fleet truck doesn’t have to be bare bones and something one would consider as “just enough.” A truck built to perform tough jobs every day can also be a pleasure to drive. And the […] More

Toyota Tacoma

The last time Modern WorkTruck Solutions showcased the Toyota Tacoma was a few years ago. Since then, the Tacoma TRD Pro received an update that will help you get to your remote jobsite much more […] More

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

An all-electric, tech-filled, Ford-built pickup truck, the F-150 Lightning, is making its way into the market. At Modern WorkTruck Solutions, we’re excited to see how well this electric pickup performs for work truck fleet owners. […] More

Hyundai Santa Cruz Review

It isn’t lost on me that many of our readers would likely dismiss the Hyundai Santa Cruz as a viable option for their work truck needs. But perhaps after reading this review, some of you […] More

The 2021 Ford Transit

Word throughout the industry among upfitters and equipment manufacturers is that businesses are starting to use work vans more often. Some possible reasons are that they don’t require a CDL, they are versatile—offering a covered […] More

2021 Nissan Titan Review

By Jade Brasher Our light-duty truck showcases are often somewhat different from our medium- and heavy-duty truck showcases. The reason being, trucks in our light-duty showcases pull double duty. They can tow equipment to the […] More


UWS is a leading manufacturer and designer of USA-assembled truck toolboxes and accessories. The brand’s products are built to the highest quality standards, offering tough and reliable storage solutions for professional tradesmen and truck enthusiasts […] More

Ram 1500 TRX Review

By Jade Brasher When you can’t wait to open the door and pull yourself up onto the seat with the grab handle; when your heart starts racing after you buckle in the driver’s seat, and […] More

Ford F-250 Tremor Review

By Jade Brasher Getting the best of both worlds—that’s tough these days. But what if your recreational toys could also be your workhorse. That was the idea behind the Ford Super Duty F-250 Tremor. Designed […] More

The 2021 Ram 2500/3500

Need a light-duty truck for the construction site? What about something that’s dependable and packs in quality from its headlights to tailgate? Ram trucks are making their way into the hearts of truck owners, and […] More

Silverado HD Snow Day with BOSS Snow Plow

By Jade Brasher LIGHT-DUTY WORKTRUCK SHOWCASE Known for their toughness and ability to work long and strenuous hours, a snowplow driver’s job is to keep the roads safe so the rest of us can go […] More

Anti-Idling Regulations for Utility Work Trucks Expected to Intensify After COVID-19

By Jack Johnson As countries around the world continue moving toward stricter environmental regulations, the pressure to double-down on vehicle anti-idling laws may intensify soon. People living in densely-populated areas experienced a stark improvement in […] More

The 2020 Chevrolet Colorado

The state of Colorado is home to some of the nation’s tallest mountains, expansive forests, plains, canyons, rivers, and deserts. It is home to big cities, small towns, and ghost towns. Its people are just […] More

Generate Revenue, Even on Slow Days

Technology is evolving the trucking industry. Dynamic routing software optimizes dispatching. Collision mitigation technology makes roads safer. Dash cams provide protection in the case of collisions and phony insurance claims. GPS tracking of trailers and […] More

Toyota Tundra Review

There’s just something about a truck, isn’t there? You feel different when driving a truck versus a sedan or even an SUV. Trucks are both comfortable and capable. They’re perfect for work. Just throw your […] More

How to Maintain Your Trailer Wheel Bearings for Long Life

For proper truck maintenance, there is a checklist of equipment-maintenance items to review before hitting the road. In most cases, the standard list includes oil levels and tire pressure, while trailer wheel maintenance is often […] More

Ford Ranger Review

By Jade Brasher The first truck my family ever owned was a Ford Ranger. I remember riding in the front bench seat between my parents. My sisters sat in the back facing each other on […] More

Winter is Coming. Is Your Snow Plow Fleet Up for the Challenge?

THE CHEVY SILVERADO HD IS PLOW READY One of the most important aspects of everyday life during winter in the North is snow plow service. Without snow plow drivers, commuters would have difficulty getting to […] More

6 Reasons to Switch to a Timbren Spring Suspension

When October rolls around and fall weather approaches—particularly in the northern US—the days grow shorter as the sun dips lower into the autumn sky. Birds organize as they anticipate their annual departure to the sunny […] More

Want a Greener Fleet?

Have you ever considered renting part or all of your truck fleet in an effort to go green? If not, it’s worth the consideration. As you probably know, there are several ways to achieve a […] More

Find Your Perfect Ram ProMaster Upfit

All work vehicles require some modification to be your mobile office, equipment hauler, business on wheels, etc. Sometimes it’s easy to upfit a truck. Slap on a ladder rack, coat the bed with Line-X, and […] More

Ram ProMaster 2500 Review

I expected a quite smaller model when I picked it up from the Detroit airport. There it sat; its 159-inch wheelbase taking up a complete parking space. The sun gleamed off the high roof of […] More

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Review

Very rarely will someone buy a pickup with a great towing capacity and never tow. Otherwise, just buy a smaller truck. If you’re not going to tow much, opt for the Silverado 1500—why spend money […] More

Nissan Titan XD Pro Review

I’ve always seen them on the road, and a member of our MWS team owns one. As far as trucks go, this one’s design really stands out from the others. But in a competitive pickup […] More

GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 Review

Personally I’ve been a fan of GM trucks for a little while now. With a brawny grille, athletic stature, and luxurious features, I think GM trucks are the best-looking on the market, and when I […] More

Toyota Tacoma Review

Maybe it was the fact that my 10-year-old car has nearly no bells and whistles, the fact that it’s been a while since I sat in a vehicle with “new car” smell, or maybe just […] More

Do Any Chore in the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

What do you picture when you hear the word “van”? Maybe you see a soccer mom’s minivan, a hippie’s home, or the Scooby Doo Gang’s Mystery Machine. Although each of these pictures is different in […] More

With a 2020 Chevy Silverado HD…

  Light-duty pickups are great. They act as your commuter vehicle, your grocery-getter, and your family transporter. But your heavy-duty pickup is a different story. It’s your workhorse. Because of your heavy-duty pickup, answers to […] More

Expand Your Frontiers with Nissan

If 2018 was a year of innovation in the work truck industry, 2019 will be the year of expansion. With a strong, profitable year behind your business, it’s safe to say things are on the […] More

The 2019 Toyota Tundra is Better than Ever

Let’s talk about a truck that’s jam-packed with safety features, is technologically savvy, capable of the tough stuff, and is assembled exclusively in the United States. Let’s talk about a truck that can tow, off-road, […] More

Ram 2500/3500

Ram prides itself as the most dependable truck on the market, with its 2500 winning an Edmunds 2016 Best Retained Value Vehicle award. Ram owners are loyal; they keep coming back for more. The brand […] More

Ford Transit Cargo Van

Ford has a way of fitting the bill in any scenario. Whether it’s in a commute from a suburban home to a city office, a trip to the mountains in a recreational vehicle, hauling your […] More

The 2019 GMC Canyon is an All-in-one

GMC’s Canyon is a mid-size truck built for work and comfort. If your business requires a well-kept vehicle to meet with clients or customers yet also requires your crew to carry a few loads here […] More

Choose the Best for Your Fleet

When you think of the perfect work vehicle, you might think of power, toughness, and the ability to carry a full load of your work equipment and supplies. “A truck is the only vehicle that […] More

Ram Steps It Up with the 2019 ProMaster and ProMaster City

How much can it tow? What’s the payload capacity? Is it powerful enough for all our tools and crew? These are questions you’ve likely asked before buying a vehicle to add to your fleet. A […] More

The Ford F-150 is a Best-selling Truck for a Reason

2018 seems to be a year of innovation and firsts in the work truck industry as far as manufacturing is concerned, and Ford is no exception. The brand rolled out some improvements to its Transit […] More

Toyota’s Tacoma is Tough But Kind and Rugged But Detailed

Available in 30 models based on two cab types, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in a Tacoma. It’s said that the truck got its name from the Native American word for Mount […] More

The 2019 Ram 1500 is New, Improved, and Versatile

The 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman dropped 225 lbs, improving performance Attendees of NTEA’s The Work Truck Show were given a sneak peek. A panoramic screen offering a cinematic feel accompanied the new trucks, showcasing the […] More

The W-15 Electric Pickup Truck

You see the electric cars on your daily commute, and you’ve seen the all-electric delivery vans in urban areas. With all the money saved from lower fuel and maintenance costs and the environmental impact of […] More

Nissan Titan Satisfies from Worksite to Date Night

A combination of practicality, toughness, and luxury are rarely rolled into one vehicle. Yet the Titan of trucks does it so effortlessly. Nissan’s Titan and Titan XD are sleek, smart, and strong, ready for an enjoyable […] More

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris

Positioned as the first mid-size van in its class, the Mercedes-Benz Metris is now a staple of the company’s passenger and cargo van lines, and the 2018 version will be available with new technology and […] More

The 2018 GMC Sierra Features Versatility, Strength, and Advanced Technology

If versatility, strength, and advanced technology top your must-haves in a heavy-duty truck, take a gander at the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD Chassis Cab. This powerhouse delivers all three and more, offering custom configurations aimed […] More

The Ram Tradesman 1500

You’ve heard the name, and you probably know the reputation, but if you haven’t experienced a seat behind the wheel of a Ram Tradesman 1500, you only know part of the story. Owners and fleet […] More

The 2018 Toyota Tundra’s Features Create One Powerful Truck

If you combine the 10 smallest US states, all together they’d still be smaller than Texas. That’s one reason the longhorn state maintains the reputation that “Everything’s bigger in Texas.” So it’s fitting that the […] More

Power Aplenty in the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500

The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck is a fine example of toughness and comfort seamlessly coexisting in one vehicle. One look inside this fresh model readily reveals GMC has elevated the standard for truck […] More

Environmental Painting Alternatives Find Success in the Ram ProMaster City

Oftentimes, family owned and operated businesses start out quite small with the intention of growth. That pretty much sums up Environmental Painting Alternatives (EPA). EPA has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial […] More

2018 Ford F-150

The 2018 Ford F-150 delivers best-in-class payload and tow ratings, and its reduced weight increases payload. That’s resulted from cutting the weight of the F-150 body with high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy. With an impressive engine […] More

The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado

The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado boasts impressive fuel efficiency and best-in-class towing and hp. With available high-speed 4G LTE Wi-Fi® and available advanced safety features that include Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning, the Colorado […] More

The Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Opens Possibilities

The Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo features a small exterior footprint, large cargo capacity, outstanding versatility, and excellent fuel efficiency. With its efficient 2-liter 16-valve 4-cylinder engine, refined Xtronic transmission, and cargo bay, the NV200 offers […] More

Electric Pickup, Workhorse, Makes Sense for Commercial Fleets

Industries all experience progress in different ways. For the package delivery industry, progress is unmanned drones that assist drivers in making their deliveries. For the passenger transportation industry, progress is self-driving cars or large drones […] More

Ford Transit Gains New Enhancements Across the Lineup for 2018

The 2018 Ford Transit—available in three lengths, three heights, and two wheelbases—will offer 64 configurations across four basic platforms, including van, passenger wagon, cutaway, and chassis cab. “Transit features rugged unibody construction and extensive application […] More

The RAM 1500 Offers Advanced Safety in a Durable Package

The Ram 1500 is expertly designed and built. With a 50,000 psi high-strength steel frame, hydroformed tubular front frame unit, and eight ultra-tough crossmembers, the 1500 is not only durable, it offers advanced occupant protection. […] More

US Infrastructure Corp uses GM Fleet Vehicles to Maintain Productivity

Being mobile is essential for United States Infrastructure Corporation (USIC). The company responds to requests to locate and mark underground utility lines, communication and fiber optics lines, and gas lines for pre-construction sites. While USIC […] More

The 2017 Chevrolet City Express Van Outpaces the Competition

The 2017 Chevrolet City Express van offers a range of conveniences, including 122.7 cubic-ft of cargo space, 20 interior cargo-mounting points, a fold-down passenger seat that converts into a work table, an EPA-estimated 24 mpg […] More

The Ford F-150 is Made to Handle a Variety of Jobs

If he could find a way to be in two places at one time, 27-year-old Kyle Good would do just that. But, until cloning becomes a reality, this Salem, Missouri, resident will rely on his […] More

The Transit Connect is an Efficient Business Vehicle in a Compact Package

With new features and plenty of carryover content, Ford Transit Connect continues to cater to the needs of tradesmen, small businesses, and commercial fleets—customers looking for a versatile, capable, maneuverable, and efficient business vehicle in […] More

The Nissan Frontier Takes You Places

The Nissan Frontier is an unsung hero among midsize pickups. While it’s on the smaller size of the current midsize lineup, it remains one tough truck. Frontier hasn’t changed much throughout the years—its design leaning […] More

ASRC Flies Chevrolet Fleet Trucks throughout Remote Alaska

Chris Maynard, fleet general manager for ASRC Energy Services, has a pretty challenging job—distributing fleet trucks to remote parts of Alaska. “There are no roads where we’re going,” Maynard says. “You can’t just drive where […] More

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma Combines Toughness and Modern Technology

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma looks like its early model predecessors’ big brother. But, according to Toyota, “There’s more to this machine than just its aggressive good looks. Heavy-duty components take this truck to places others […] More

GMC Business Elite Builds Relationships with Customers to Maximize Success

There are multiple factors that go in to making a business—no matter the size—prosper. From business management to marketing, employees to customers, reputation to quality equipment, a successful business is only as good as its […] More

GMC’s Lineup for the 2017 Canyon Offers More Options for a Diverse Industry

GMC’s already impressive mid-size truck portfolio gains a few new siblings in the Canyon Denali and All Terrain X. These additions, along with the original lineup, provide fleet managers with more choices in configuring a […] More


When your commute routinely involves an eight-hour drive across the state of Texas, you need a reliable and comfortable truck to get you there and back. That’s why Houston native Chris Groves bought a 2015 […] More


Ford’s 2017 Transit CC-CA offers you an American built and assembled work truck with 12 upfitters conveniently located within 30 miles of the assembly plant. Ford incomplete vehicles are designed with a clean CA for […] More


Rick Sperando started Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical Inc., about 16 years ago. After working for one of the national companies, Sperando decided to strike out on his own and, with the support of his […] More


The Route Star walk-in van, built by Morgan Olson, provides a work truck body solution like no other—it works every day, for hundreds of industries and thousands of drivers. Rarely can you drive any direction, […] More


Christy Webber, owner/CEO, Christy Webber Landscapes, has a vision: “I want to help the industry be smarter, run better, be an industry that is respected. We are a trade, we are real, we do something […] More


Mercedes-Benz is not one for cutting corners and it shows in the Sprinter Van. According to Mercedes-Benz, “The Sprinter Van is the most advanced commercial van on the road today with tons of options to […] More


Tough jobs demand tough trucks and the American-assembled Tundra is ready to be put in the game. According to Toyota, “A dedicated team proudly assembles every Tundra in San Antonio, Texas. We are committed for […] More

Reaching for a Better Fit

The Reach is a new generation walk-in commercial van from Isuzu and Utilimaster. Isuzu’s legendary diesel engine paired with Utilimaster’s decades of vocational van expertise provide the capabilities business owners require in a walk-in van: […] More


Officially introduced last year at NTEA’s The Work Truck Show®, the Mercedes-Benz Metris offers both Passenger Van and Cargo Van versions without any competitors in the same size or cargo category. The Metris mid-size Commercial […] More


Keith Kahn—owner of All American Locksmith Service—has been a locksmith for about thirty years. “A locksmith pertains to a lot of different things. I work on safes. I work on cars. People lose their car […] More


GMC is set to release the 2016 Sierra 2500HD mid-year. While the truck will see a few differences from previous year models, both additions and deletions, it still guarantees top-notch durability and performance. Some of […] More


Willie and Kathleen Payne had a goal: Start their own pest control business. Starting a new business can be a risky, intimidating, and daunting undertaking. For something like a pest control business, there must be […] More


The 2016 Freightliner Sprinter has a lot to offer: its best-in-class payload, cargo volume, and interior standing height. With Freightliner, however, innovation and upgrades don’t stop at “good enough.” The 2016 Sprinter features Crosswind Assist—the […] More


It’s -25 degrees Fahrenheit 250 miles outside the Arctic Circle in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The ground is layered in snow and ice. The environment is unwelcoming. Inside the Delta Leasing office, two workers are about […] More


Ford proves the accuracy of its badge—Built Ford Tough—with the 2016 F-150. The F-150 is a heavy-hitter among the light-duty sector, with a max GVWR of 7,850 lbs and a 12,200-lb max towing capacity. Also […] More


It’s no secret that Nissan’s Titan pickups have been, until recently, behind the curve in the light-duty segment of the market. During the Detroit Auto Show back in January, however, Nissan had a bigger-than-light-duty surprise […] More

Best in Class

In the world of cargo vans, manufacturers tout capacity, maneuverability, efficiency, dependability, and durability. Ram’s ProMaster cargo vans live up to all of the above and then some. ProMaster offers front-wheel drive and a secure […] More