Let Ranger Design Help You Find the Right Upfit Package for Your Trade
Looking for the right upfit package for your trade van can be a daunting task. There are many things to take into consideration before making the purchase. However, at Ranger Design, we have made this decision easy for you. The solution is our pre-engineered upfit packages, designed with products specific to your trade. Below is a guide to choosing the right one to best suit your needs.
The Basic Contractor Upfit Package:
The Ranger Design Basic Contractor upfit package is an economical steel package that can help address your needs.
Consists of: Two steel shelving units, a partition and a single hook.
Best Uses: Usually bought by small businesses, it is the most cost-effective solution on the market. As an example, this upfit package is good for painters. The bare shelves offer the perfect storage space for paint cans, and the swing-door partition (for high-roof vans) allows direct access into the cargo space, without having to exit the vehicle.
Benefits: It is tough and economical, yet it still offers you the most important features of an upfit – storage and driver protection. This upfit allows you to add on any accessories or other features you may need. Learn more
The Service Upfit Package:
Like the contractor upfit package, the Service Package is basic but comes equipped with some extra accessories.
Consists of: Two steel shelving units, a partition and a hook. However, it also includes shelf dividers, drawer cabinets and bins made to fit in the shelving.
Best uses: Built for tradesmen in the service industry, it is a standard upfit package that is accessorized to help maximize organization.
Benefits: The shelf dividers ensure that your equipment is not thrown helter-skelter onto the shelves and the extra bins allow you to carry your tools with you directly onto the job-site. Some tradesmen in the service industry tend to have more expensive equipment, which is why the lockable drawer units come in handy to help prevent theft. Learn more
The Electrical Package:
This Ranger Design upfit package was designed specifically for electricians.
Consists of: Two steel shelving units, a partition and hook. As well as shelf dividers, drawer cabinets and bins made to fit in the shelving. Also includes a five-slot paper holder, shelving doors, and a reel holder.
Best uses: The layout of the shelves and accessories, allow electricians quick and easy access to their most used tools. It also offers a custom storage space for their electrical supplies.
Benefits: The reel holder is a good way to save time by retrieving your spools quickly. Instead of having them slide around the van, they are held securely in an area that is within reach from the ground. Similarly, the 5-slot paper holder keeps the endless paperwork neatly in one spot. For larger tools like power saws, the aluminum shelving doors keep them from falling off the shelves on bumpy roads. Learn more
The HVAC Package:
The HVAC upfit package is for tradesmen in the plumbing, air conditioning or refrigeration industry.
Consists of: Two steel shelving units, a partition and hook. As well as shelf dividers, drawer cabinets and bins. Also includes a five-slot paper holder and two bottle holders.
Best uses: It is great for HVAC technicians, as their equipment can often be quite heavy. This package arranges your cargo space in a way that makes gathering your tools for the job as stress-free as possible.
Benefits: The best features of the HVAC package, are the bottle holders. Installed directly inside of the back and side doors, it means you do not have to enter the van to retrieve your bottles. This eliminates the chance of falling while trying to climb out with an arm load of heavy tanks. The holders also keep the tanks strapped in securely, as it would be extremely dangerous to have them roll free while driving. Learn more
The Delivery Upfit Package:
The Ranger Design Delivery upfit is an innovative solution to increase efficiency on the job.
Consists of: Specialty aluminum fold-away shelving units and partition.
Best uses: Built exclusively for delivery vehicles, the fold-away upfit package is a great way to help you get through the day faster and more efficiently.
Benefits: It is perfect for transporting mail and large postal packages. Small items can be stacked on the top shelves, while the bottom shelves can fold back against the wall to make room for big boxes and pallets. It means more items can fit in the van, increasing the amount of deliveries in the course of one day. Learn more
The Aluminum Upfit Package:
The Ranger Design Aluminum packages are the highest quality upfit packages on the market and may even outlast the life of your van.
Consists of: A pair of aluminum shelving units, an aluminum partition, shelf dividers and bins. Also includes a stackable 3 drawer storage system.
Best uses: Our aluminum upfit packages are for the tradesman who are looking to spend the money on a top quality upfit that will last them up to 10 years or more. It is also good for contractors who work with wet tools, (pool cleaners for example) as aluminum does not rust or corrode.
Benefits: Apart from lasting longer, the other main benefit of the Aluminum upfit package is its weight savings. It is about 2.5 times lighter than steel, which helps with fuel savings as well as reducing the maintenance and repair fees that come with a heavily overloaded vehicle. Aluminum upfits are a way to increase payload without sacrificing quality. Learn more
Customize Your Own package
For a custom designed upfit package, use Ranger Design’s 3-D Configurator to layout your van and build your own upfit best suited for the job.
If you have a fleet and need more information, read more about custom upfits for fleets here