Unlocking gridlock

October 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Oct2007, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p38
Trade Publication
The article features the Utility Trailer Sales of Central California, a trailer dealer in Lathrop, California. According to management, the location is ideal as more customers are leaving the congested Bay Area. To retain the parts business of customers in the city, mobile parts trucks are used for delivery. Direct mail is used to promote its aftermarket parts sales. Other considerations for the location include safety, efficiency and ease of getting the trailers in and out of the facilities.


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