Four Uses for a Step Van

Step Vans are versatile vehicles. They have always been useful in delivery, but the recently have gotten more popular with the popularity of food trucks growing. Step vans have enough room for people to stand, unlike traditional vans, which is great for delivery, tools, food trucks, and any other use you have for it.

What Does ISP-Certified Mean?

We supply ISP-Ready trucks for many carriers for their fleets. Although it is common for us to sell step vans that are ISP-Ready, it may not be as well known by others. ISP simply means Independent Service Provider. There are certain requirements that must be met in order to be ISP-Compliant and to be able to deliver the routes.

Great Additions to Delivery Trucks

Making deliveries can be exhausting, but there are many different accessories you can add to your delivery trucks to make them look better and make them more functional. When you purchase your step van you can ask your dealer if they can do the add-ons for you or you can find somewhere else to fix-up your step van.

Roll-up Doors vs. Swing Doors

Step vans are one of the most versatile vehicles that exist. Step vans can be customized for what you need. You have the choice between gas or diesel, shelving, and roll-up doors or swing doors. In previous blogs we have discussed gas vs. diesel--- if you missed it, click here to read it! Roll-up doors and swing doors are different, and both have pros and cons.

New vs. Used Step Vans

Step vans are extremely versatile vehicles. They can be transformed into mobile restaurants, stores, utility trucks, and much more. Once you decided on developing a mobile business you need to decide if you want a new or used vehicle. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options--- but which is right for you?

 
New Step Vans
Advantages:

Warranty

New step vans usually have a great warranty.

Gas, Diesel, or Both?

When expanding your fleet and your business having the correct tools is critical. Your fleet should be diverse, so you can handle various tasks that any of your customers need. When expanding your fleet, you should have diversity in the types of step vans you have--diesel or gas.

Tips for Converting Step Vans into Food Trucks

Here are some insider tips for Converting Step Vans into Food Trucks, from the stance of a leading new and used step van dealer, MAG Trucks. Over the past ten years, MAG Trucks has been providing reliable step vans for food trucks and food truck builders across the nation! As a fully integrated step van dealership and upfitter, MAG Trucks stocks a large inventory of new and used vehicles, with access to hundreds of step vans that vary in mileage, year, models, and price, and are perfect solutions to bringing your custom food truck from vision to fruition.

Custom Shelving for ISP Trucks

MAG Trucks began upfitting step vans with custom shelving for ISP Trucks over ten years ago, and continues to have the largest selection of used step vans across the country. Let's take a look at MAG's process of upfitting used trucks for Independent contractors.

Step Vans for Food Trucks

For over 10 years, MAG Trucks has been providing reliable step vans for food trucks and food truck builders across the nation! As a fully integrated step van dealership and upfitter, MAG Trucks stocks a large inventory of new and used vehicles, with access to hundreds of step vans that vary in mileage, year, models, and price, and are perfect solutions to bringing your custom food truck from vision to fruition.

Saving Money on Step Van Purchases

Saving Money on Step Van Purchases

As the peak season for Independent contractors begins to close in on us, now seems to be a good time for saving money on step van purchases and gearing up for the new year. Section 179 "Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes" was extended through 2016, and offers an advantage of expensing machinery and equipment (commercial trucks with a GVW of 6,000lbs) purchased in 2016 up to an annual limit of $500,000. To review the entire Section 179, click here .

MAG Trucks is an ISP Vendor of new and used step vans.