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The truck is way to hard to find all my parts and fittings in. Buying a van this week. Wanted to see how you guys organize your vans and how your shelving is setup. Thanks in advance.
 

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Why not put a Pack Rat in the truck?
 

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There's a thousand good threads on vans here.

Do a google search with this string:

site:electriciantalk.com van

Then go to the Images section of Google search.
 

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Thanks I hadn' thought about that. I've tried the search function on this page and it doesn't work so hot.

As for the pac rat, I had one and got rid of it after changing three sets of shocks on my truck. That thing without tools was soo GD heavy it was redic. It was an older model Idk if the new ones are lighter but the weight wasn't worth it. I swear I get 2 MPG better since I got id of it. I'm also going the van route for the advertising advantage since im gonna get it wrapped.
 

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After seventeen years of using a 2500 Ram van my advice is to throw everything on the floor. I tried every thing, nothing really works. I bought a Ford 550 bucket with it's own external tool boxes. That works!:thumbsup:
 

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Good god. What kind of meds are you on for that level of organization?
LOL, (I prefer Patron)
I just designed the system. We have a man whose job it is to keep up with it. Shop is set up to keep up with daily truck material usage. Truck is cleaned & restocked daily, while techs are in training meeting.

Tech logs what was used, P.O. is sent to supply house, materials are picked up to restock base inventory in shop.

Can't sell what you don't have.

Experts say average productivity of a service tech is 50% we have seen it a lot lower in visits to other companies. Well stocked trucks increase productivity 5-10%. Good Material flow is money and effort well $pent.
 

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LOL, (I prefer Patron)
I just designed the system. We have a man whose job it is to keep up with it. Shop is set up to keep up with daily truck material usage. Truck is cleaned & restocked daily, while techs are in training meeting.

Tech logs what was used, P.O. is sent to supply house, materials are picked up to restock base inventory in shop.

Can't sell what you don't have.

Experts say average productivity of a service tech is 50% we have seen it a lot lower in visits to other companies. Well stocked trucks increase productivity 5-10%. Good Material flow is money and effort well $pent.
Well, I'm glad I'm losing my a$$ in construction. At least I can be disorganized :) .
 

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Guys, Capn is legit. Those sprinters are one of the best vehicles for towing a sports car or rally car on a trailer. My buddy just went to test drive a Tesla here in DC...
 

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Good god. What kind of meds are you on for that level of organization?
I just got my hands on two new dodge pro masters. Basically front wheel drive sprinters. I'll have to take pictures of my interior all set up but I make my helps clean both of them out every morning. I'm a bit of a clean freak :)
 

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Nice.... im not quite there but close....I love being organized...makes work easier when you dont have to go on an archeological dig to find something...man ive worked with some real slobs in my day...horrible..
 
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