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What Size Box Truck Do You Need?

Size Matters: Determining Box Truck Length

Gas Cab Box Trucks for Sale and Lease San Jose

What size box truck do you need to meet your commercial business needs? From food delivery to contracting, the experts at Diamond Mitsubishi Fuso can help determine the ideal size commercial truck to meet your rental needs. 

Supersize or Minimize?

It might seem trivial, but determining your ideal box truck rental size can prevent a host of headaches, including extra trips in a truck that is too small and inventory damage to items sliding around in an oversized vehicle. Choosing the wrong sized truck could result in added fuel costs as well, both from extra trips or the cost of operating a larger vehicle.

Tips for Choosing the Right Size Box Truck

You will find trucks available for rental according to the length of the vehicle. The longer the vehicle, the more space.

  • Light-Duty Box Trucks (up to 16 ft)
    Opt for a light duty truck if you’re toting:
    • 1-3,000 lbs. of goods
    • 400-450 cu. ft. of inventory
    • 50 boxes or less
    • Less than 5 pieces of furniture
  • Medium-Duty Box Trucks (up to 22 ft)
    • 3,000-4,500 lbs. of goods
    • 650-850 cu. ft. of inventory
    • 100 boxes or less
    • Less than 10 pieces of furniture
  • Heavy-Duty Box Trucks (22-28ft+)
    • 4,500-6,500 lbs. of goods
    • 900-1,400 cu. ft. of inventory
    • 150 boxes or less
    • Less than 15 pieces of furniture

Cutting it Close?

As a rule, it is smart to opt for a slightly larger truck, as it’s better to have a little extra space than not enough, which can result in multiple trips and added expense. Larger vehicles also tend to have added convenience and accessibility features, such as liftgates and the option of side doors for easier loading and unloading of the goods you are hauling.

Are you having a hard time determining what size box truck you need? Contact the professionals at Diamond Mitsubishi Fuso for help at 408-263-7300 today.

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Delivery Truck Safety Tips

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Whether you are behind the wheel yourself or employing others to do the job, driving is serious business. Workers who operate a vehicle as part of their job responsibilities are at increased risk of accident and injury. As an employer, you are responsible for the safety and care of workers in the event of an incident. Do your drivers and staff have the delivery truck safety tips they need to avoid hazards on the road?

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How to Select the Right Cargo Van to Buy or Lease

Are you in the market for a cargo van for your business? Before you run out and buy the latest cargo van for sale, you might want to give some thought to how you plan to use it. You may be able to save your company money by buying a used van or leasing one when you need it. Here are a few things to consider before you buy or lease a cargo van.

Assess Your Usage – How Frequently do you Need a Cargo Van?

How often do you transport cargo for your business? If the answer is less than twice a week, you may want to think about leasing a cargo van rather than investing in one that sits idle. On the other hand, if most of your business is on the go, you might need to buy a fleet of vans for your daily use. Buying new versus used is another factor that may best be determined by how often you plan to use it.

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Commercial Truck Maintenance Guidelines

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Owning a commercial truck makes you responsible for its upkeep. To keep the warranty from being voided, it’s important to keep up with proper inspections and maintenance. You will extend the life of your investment and avoid costly fines. Even after the warranty has expired, regular maintenance supports driving safety and keeps your commercial truck on the road, earning for your business. Here are some guidelines for maintenance of your fleet.

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What are the Advantages of Cabover Box Trucks?

cabover truckAre you considering adding a cabover truck to your fleet? Understanding the advantages of cabover box trucks can help you make an informed decision. These trucks are best known for their flat faces and ability to maneuver in tight spaces, but there is more to appreciate than what meets the eye.

Let’s learn more about what a cabover truck is, the benefits to expect and which industries have the most to gain.

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Diamond Sales is Fremont’s Closest Commercial Truck Dealer

Commercial Truck Dealer for Fremont Businesses

Commercial Truck Dealer Are you in need of commercial trucks in Fremont? Your closest truck dealer is Diamond Mitsubishi Fuso. We are a family-owned commercial truck dealership conveniently located in the heart of Silicon Valley and near the San Jose International Airport. Since 1967, we have been helping commercial customers with their trucking needs, including the purchase of new and used box trucks.

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Box Trucks With Maxon Lift Gates

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We Offer Box Trucks with Maxon Lift Gates

A box truck with a Maxon lift gate provides your Bay Area trucking company with the ultimate in convenience, at a small price.

Diamond Mitsubishi Fuso sells and rents box trucks with Maxon lift gates that can handle up to 6,000 pounds. The truck you choose for your transportation business may come equipped with this hard-working lift gate, or our service team can install one before it leaves our lot.

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Long-Term Box Truck Rentals

With Our Long-Term Box Truck Rentals, We’ve Got Your Back

Box Truck RentalsDiamond Mitsubishi Fuso has got your back with long-term box truck rentals.

Leasing is a popular option among trucking enterprises because of the flexibility of adding vehicles to a fleet at any time, without the financial commitment that purchasing requires. Our low monthly lease rates also appeal to trucking firms.

Long-term box truck rentals are even more flexible than leasing, offering freedom for companies with an eye on the bottom line whose hauling schedules fluctuate almost daily.

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