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Tips for Food Trucks in Summer

The dogs days of summer are near so now is the perfect time to summer-ize your food truck! Check out the below tips for food truck owners in summer that will bring out some summer vibes, fresh menu items, and draw in crowds during the busiest time of the year. Now is a great time…

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3 Tips for Standing Out in the Mobile Food Truck Arena

When you are trying to stand out in the mobile food truck business, it can be daunting. You’re stepping into a $2.7 billion industry (, 2017) with a rapid growth rate of 300% in three years. The opportunities are there, so it’s a matter of setting a plan, implementing said plan, and hustling to get…

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Project Spotlight: Restaurant Expands with Food Truck

This post focuses on a new and profitable trend…project spotlight: restaurant expands with food truck. Many restaurants have found that adding a custom food truck to their brick and mortar restaurant can be a successful and profitable business strategy. The means of reaching more people in a wider radius is powerful. A few other benefits…

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How Sampling Trucks Generate Revenue

Many brands use sampling tactics to create an experience around their brand. A custom sampling truck can be custom-built to fit the needs of a variety of products, including alcohol, food, or lifestyle brands.  Understanding how sampling trucks generate revenue can be a key element as you develop a brand marketing strategy. Focus on the…

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Project Spotlight: Food Trucks for Veterans

Specialty step van builds are not limited to restaurants or caterers taking their business into the mobile sector. There are many others ways that high-end builders like APEX design and fabricate projects “outside the box” shown through this project spotlight: Food Trucks for Veterans. APEX Specialty Vehicles had the honor to design, engineer and build a…

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How to Develop a Marketing Strategy For Your Food Truck

Whether you have an existing food truck, are expanding your fleet, or are an entrepreneur at the beginning stages of building a food truck, this article is applicable to each of you. The need to have a solid and measurable marketing plan is essential, so following this outline on how to develop a marketing strategy…

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5 Tips for Building a Custom BBQ Trailer

BBQ trailers not only differ in complexity and functionality, but they also greatly range in length and throughput. As a leading custom BBQ trailer fabricator, APEX Specialty Vehicles has experience building standard size trailers (18-ft to 22-ft), and most recently was recognized as building the largest BBQ trailer in the country, coming in at 42…

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Designing a Mobile Command Center

Designing a mobile command center can be overwhelming if you’re not familiar with the custom fabrication process. APEX Specialty Vehicles is offering some insight that will be helpful while you navigate the process.  Local and state municipalities or even national organizations find mobile command centers to be one of the most practical solutions for in-the-field…

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Culinary Food Trucks are the Next Big Thing

It’s no surprise that food trucks are continue to gain popularity, and many colleges and educational institutes are taking notice. From high school culinary arts curriculum to college culinary business courses, custom built food trucks are offering the best of both worlds – an educational and hands-on experience on a mobile platform. Let’s check out…

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