Semi Trucks Parked

 

Between the high demand for raw materials, worker shortages and inflation, the truck equipment industry is struggling to run on time.

In fact, these factors are driving up our manufacturers’ lead times considerably. And worse, many anticipate these issues will continue into 2023.

This is tough for all of us, but it won’t last forever.

During this challenging time, we are doing our best to:

  • set clear expectations
  • communicate with updates
  • meet your needs and keep you successful, today and tomorrow

Yep, you can count on Drake-Scruggs Equipment to weather the storm. If you need new truck bodies, aerials or truck equipment, we encourage you to request a free quote today to get your order in as soon as possible.

weatherguard toolbox

 

To get the job done, a service truck needs a wide range of replacement parts and tools on-hand. If you don’t start with a storage plan, your truck will become disorganized really fast.

There’s definitely a right way to organize your tools for each access. If you’re looking to maximize the storage configuration of your vehicle, read on to learn 5 tips from our experts.

Continue Reading…

truck with snowplow

 

When nature unleashes snow and ice, few commercial trucking fleets are spared! If you drive anywhere across the Midwest, you are sure to deal with the effects of unpredictable winter weather.

Winterizing your fleet can save money and time by preventing emergency situations. Read on to discover five key steps to winterizing your trucking equipment before the next “wintery mix” strikes!

Continue Reading…

beat summer heat

 

Extreme heat affects millions of Americans every summer. Exposure to too much heat can cause sun poisoning, extreme fatigue, headache, nausea and other troubling symptoms. These concerns feel far away when we’re inside our air-conditioned buildings and vehicles. But what can you do on a job site, when you have to work outside in the hot sun? Follow these crucial tips:

Continue Reading…