The Perfect Pair

With the 2020 planning season upon us, businesses are beginning to contemplate what equipment they need for the new year. Whether that list includes skid steers and cranes or generators and power tools, it’s more than a “wish list”, it’s a do list. It’s everything they need to not only do their work but do it better, faster, and more efficiently.

Many of those 2020 lists will include new work trucks. We invite you to discover more opportunities beyond a standard upfit. Opportunities that maximize your customer’s investment and capabilities without breaking the bank. Let’s talk about the Switch-N-Go® Solution and Ford® Commercial vehicles.


Ford has been America’s commercial vehicle leader for more than 30 years. With the recent release of the 2020 F-600 Super Duty chassis cab, Ford has presented a solution that medium duty truck owners have been seeking—class 6 capability, in a class 5 package.

With upgraded wheels and other chassis components, the F-600 boasts a 22,000lb class 6 GVWR but is still built on the familiar class 5 chassis. This package allows operators to do more with increased power and capability without stepping up into the next class of truck.


For nearly 20 years, Switch-N-Go® has been providing solutions to businesses that want a work truck that can do more. With advantages over both traditional permanent mount units as well as hooklift units, Switch-N-Go offers endless opportunities to maximize investment and optimize the workday.

Designed specifically for vehicles with a GVWR of up to 33,000lbs, Switch-N-Go® is ideal for class 4-7 chassis cabs and can be installed on a variety of domestic and import vehicles. The hoist system is available in electric-over-hydraulic and full-hydraulic models with up to 18,000lb lifting capacities. This versatility allows owners to build their ideal work truck by matching the system they need with the chassis they want.

Switch-N-Go® offers a fleet of work truck bodies including dump, chipper and platform/equipment bodies, as well as storage/security containers, drop box dumpsters, and upfit-ready subframes. The Switch-N-Go® solution allows your customers to expand their services by purchasing additional interchangeable bodies allowing you, the dealer, opportunities for repeat business.

Compared to a permanent mount unit, Switch-N-Go® has greater versatility with the ability to change based on the application needed. They can go from a Chipper Body to a dumpster rental to a salt spreader in the matter of minutes with just one truck. Ground level loading and unloading helps to provide a safe and more efficient way to get the job done. Hooklift trucks and bodies are heavier, take up a larger footprint, and are more expensive. Switch-N-Go® gives them a greater payload for materials and equipment without breaking the bank. The smaller footprint allows businesses to service rural, residential and urban locations where a larger truck cannot go.

Switch-N-Go® recently launched the work-ready Subframe | Winter Edition, offering another way to increase versatility and payload with a one-step upfit as compared to building a specific truck for a specific use. The Subframe is engineered to increase vehicle payload and operator visibility, while decreasing corrosion from material build-up. With the extra 2,500lbs available on the Ford F-600 GVWR, paired with the Winter Subframe, your customers can bring home extra revenue every time that the truck goes out through the entire season. Take for example, a salt spreader on this setup. That extra 2,500lbs is an extra 1-1.5 cubic yards of salt per truck, per run. If charging $300 per cubic yard, that’s approximately an extra $300 or more in revenue every time that truck is used during the season. The same could apply for other industries such as landscape/hardscape when transporting dirt, mulch, and/or stone.


If your customers are planning to add a new work truck as part of their 2020 plans, let them know they can look no further than the Ford® F-600 and Switch-N-Go® Solution. When offering increased payload and versatile interchangeable body options, you are helping your customers the perfect pair to optimize their business operations.