Would you believe a large refrigerated delivery fleet sale and financial lease-back that was negotiated for the user solely by its corporate attorneys and finance people? It happens. I had to unravel one.
A better approach to dairy and ice cream truck body design objectives, specifications and procurement is to view truck bodies as critical working parts of an integrated cold chain encompassing both distribution and product quality assurance. When viewed in the overall context of delivery productivity, compatibility with material handling and distribution methods, driver safety, and fleet operating and maintenance practices, truck body design and procurement decisions can produce bottom-line benefits far beyond the cheapest acquisition cost.