Work-Ready Truck Solutions since 1863
Kranz Body Company in St. Louis has been awarded ship-thru status with GM out of their Wentzville, MO facility for work truck upfits on the new Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon as well as the Express Van and Savanna (Van). Kranz of Kansas City is a ship-thru facility for the Ford Transit Vans and the new F-150 pickup trucks.
What is Ship-Thru?
Ship-Thru is a service offered by the vehicle manufactures (Ford & GM) for the transportation of a vehicle from their production plant, through our St. Louis or Kansas City facility for upfitting. Once the vehicle is “work ready” it goes back into the manufactures transportation system and delivered to a dealer near the driver’s location. Typically there is a handling fee added to the manufactures invoice to cover coordinating, shipping & paperwork. The advantages of the ship-thru process, fleets of all size are able to control the quality, consistency & costs of vehicle upfitting.