Douglass Partners with UTEM Aerial Lifts

Douglass Truck Bodies is proud to announce we now carry the full line of UTEM aerial devices on our custom bucket lift truck bodies.  Utility Truck Equipment Manufacturing LLC has been specializing in aerial man-lifts for more than 30 years.  UTEM’s lifts provide working heights from 20′ to 46′.

UTEM offers non-overcenter, over-center and telescoping configurations.  Available insulated, non-insulated, hydraulic and electric.  Design your » Read More

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Hybrid Flatbed/Mechanic’s Truck

Douglass Truck Bodies was presented a challenge by a local group of field mechanics; ample tool storage, but also suitable space for transportation of large heavy equipment. Their specific needs required a versatile rig, and the solution was a hybrid flatbed/service body.

Building the passenger side compartments at floor level, allowed for easy access to the generous cargo area, while still maintaining the compartment » Read More

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Reducing Fuel Consumption with VMAC’s UNDERHOOD70-G Compressors

VMAC’s Underhood line of compressors have always been an excellent solution to providing air while saving cargo space and eliminating the need to tow a trailer.  Their new G-Series line of compressors are taking it a step further, allowing you the convenience of an underhood compressor while shutting off your truck when not in use. This reduces both your fuel consumption and your carbon » Read More

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OSHA Postpones Crane Operator Certification Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced plans to extend the compliance date for its crane operator certification requirement to November 10, 2017 in order to revisit the record on operator certification.

The additional three years would, OSHA says, provide time to partially re-open the crane rule to address industry concerns over the “certifying by capacity” requirement and whether certification is equivalent » Read More

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