Spartan chills Ford fleet event with its reefer 2019 Transit

Spartan Motors’ Utilimaster® Refrigerated Ford Transit Cargo Van (PRNewsfoto/Spartan Motors, Inc.)
Spartan Motors’ Utilimaster® Refrigerated Ford Transit Cargo Van (PRNewsfoto/Spartan Motors, Inc.)

Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services recently revealed its refrigerated 2019 Ford Transit van in Washington, D.C.

Spartan, which calls the van the industry’s most advanced temperature-controlled cargo van conversion, let attendees at the 2019 MY Ford Fleet Preview at FedEx Field get a closer look.

“We’re committed to understanding our customer’s unique needs and delivery challenges. Showcasing industry-leading refrigeration technology demonstrates our ability to apply the latest technical advancements with our unique understanding of last-mile delivery optimization,” said Chad Heminover, president, Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services. “It’s a multi-temperature solution that requires no additional fuel source, so it can serve a wide variety of categories—from food and grocery to time and temperature sensitive healthcare deliveries.”

The refrigerated Ford Transit 250 Cargo Van, upfitted in conjunction with Delivery Concepts, Inc., is designed to optimally preserve cold cargo quality while offering customizations such as removable bulkheads and optional thermal curtains. Utilimaster’s Work-Driven Design process provides conversion solutions in walk-in vans, truck bodies, and cargo van vehicles.

“Our Work-Driven Design process was developed to uncover specific customer needs and business challenges, then blend a best practices approach as to how to solve them. I’m proud that we were able to showcase this impressive unit at the Ford Fleet Preview,” Heminover said.

The 2019 MY Ford Fleet Preview is an annual event for Ford partners and dealers to showcase the latest fleet technologies and vehicles in their network. The three-day event from June 13-15 welcomed 600 of the nation’s largest fleet customers.

For more information on Spartan’s Utilimaster brand, visit: www.spartanmotors.com/fleet-vehicles.