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Utilimaster lands $53 million truck body contract from USPS

Nov. 2, 2021
The USPS order will be built on both cab-over and cab-behind chassis, featuring 18- and 24-feet long bodies, and is expected to be manufactured during the second quarter of 2022 and will be completed in 2023

Utilimaster has been awarded a $53 million contract from the United States Postal Service for 447 Utilimaster truck bodies to be used for bulk mail delivery. This USPS order is in addition to the previous $214 million multi-year contract for more than 2,000 vehicles, which was completed during the third quarter of 2019.

"For more than 40 years, Utilimaster has been designing and manufacturing purpose-built parcel delivery vehicles that improve delivery efficiencies and driver ergonomics and safety. We take great pride in delivering on our promises and in providing high-quality fleets to our customers," said Daryl Adams, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Shyft Group.

The USPS order will be built on both cab-over and cab-behind chassis, featuring 18- and 24-feet long bodies. The order is expected to be manufactured during the second quarter of 2022 and will be completed in 2023.

"Our quality and experience are what makes Utilimaster a leader in the delivery space. We set ourselves apart from the competition by building strong, long-term relationships with our clients and providing high-quality products," said Chad Heminover, President, Shyft Fleet Vehicles and Services. "By offering delivery vehicles across Classes 1 through 7 and by providing vocation-specific custom upfits, we're uniquely positioned to service mid-mile and last-mile delivery fleets."

For more information about Utilimaster, visit www.Utilimaster.com.