Morgan Announces Additional GM Bailment Pool Locations to Shorten Lead Time for Upfitted Medium Duty Trucks and Cutaway Vans
February 20th, 2019 by Morgan Marketing
Morgantown, Pennsylvania – Morgan Truck Body, LLC, North America’s premier designer and producer of light and medium-duty truck and van bodies announces that it has reached an agreement with General Motors Fleet to increase the number of bailment pool locations. This will allow Morgan to more swiftly meet growing demands for upfitted Chevrolet Low Cab Forwards, the new Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD as well as the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savanna.
Currently, Morgan upfits bodies on GM chassis at two plant locations: Riverside, California, (since 2006), and Denver, Pennsylvania, (since 2013).The newest Morgan plant to order these chassis cabs is in Portland, Oregon; with additional pools opening this year in Corsicana, Texas (June) as well as Rydal, Georgia and Janesville, Wisconsin (August).
“We are very excited for this expanded agreement with GM Fleet” stated Tim Stallings, Morgan’s Director of OEMs and Bailment. “To increase the availability of commercial trucks to their dealers in the Pacific Northwest will greatly benefit Morgan, the GM dealers, and our mutual customers. Morgan will be stocking all models of the Chevrolet Low Cab Forward, the Chevrolet Silverado medium-duty chassis, and Chevrolet Express and GMC Savanna. Morgan will be offering our City Max parcel van, Mini Mover Pro, ProStake platform body, solid-side LandscaperPro, as well as our dry freight and refrigeration van bodies”
Morgan – With a total of 13 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America, Morgan Truck Body has been the premier producer of truck and van bodies in North America for more than 65 years. We specialize in the manufacture of Class 3 to Class 7 (GVW) box truck/straight truck bodies to serve the dry freight, refrigerated, and contracting industries. Our truck bodies accommodate cargo of every configuration — from parcel delivery to furniture movers and heavy-equipment hauling, insulated and refrigerated units, bottled gas transport, dump, and flatbed/stake & platform bodies.