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Res/Comm Truck & Van Rental cofounders Joseph Fiore and Michael Delforno.

Beginning a small enterprise just isn’t for the faint of coronary heart or small of pockets. The checklist of to-dos could be dizzying—from finding area to investing in gear to hiring workers and all the things in between. And for contractors, tradespeople, and different service or delivery-based companies that journey to their buyer’s location, that checklist is usually weighed down by one of many largest bills of all of them: firm autos.

In accordance with Joseph Fiore, co-founder of the brand new Wappingers Falls-based enterprise Res/Comm Truck & Van Rental, enterprise house owners are sometimes confronted with two selections in relation to transportation. They’ll lease their autos, which requires giant down funds and long-term commitments to financing and upkeep. Or they’ll lease their autos from a nationwide chain equivalent to Penske, Enterprise, or U-Haul, which could be much less dependable when it comes to pricing and availability, and whose nationwide branding stands out like a sore thumb.

“A whole lot of enterprise house owners do not like bringing these nationwide rental vehicles to their job website as a result of it seems much less skilled,” Fiore says. “It makes it seem like they can not afford a truck and that they should lease all the things.”

The conundrum is one which Fiore and his enterprise accomplice, Michael Delforno knew all too effectively. As co-owners of the Poughkeepsie-based building firm Delforno Fiore Holdings, the 2 have gotten to know many different small enterprise house owners in the neighborhood who all have the identical frustration: discovering high quality high-roof cargo vans. The high-roof model is one which began in Europe and has since been adopted within the US by everybody from painters and caterers to households setting out on lengthy roadtrips.

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After researching choices for renting high-roof vans regionally, Fiore and Delforno realized that there was a chance to offer each business and residential clients within the Hudson Valley with long-term cargo van leases that had been safer, extra fashionable, and simpler to drive than nearly all of these at the moment out there from rental firms.

The 2 set to work buying a small fleet of brand name new Dodge Ram cargo vans. This spring, they started providing cargo van leases by the day, week, and month, with pay per mile charges and limitless miles beginning round $100 a day.

“Our vans have the identical capability as a standard field truck, however they are much simpler to drive and have all the trendy security parts included,” says Fiore. The vans are recognized for being simply maneuverable in metropolis environments and match inside a typical dimension parking area, which makes them particularly good for residential wants. Additionally they have options like drowsy driver detection, ahead collision warning, and rear cross path detection for blind spots. The clear white vans are additionally minimally branded, so companies can add their very own customized emblem magnets to the aspect for seen firm branding.

And as their identify implies, it is not simply companies that may discover worth in working with Res/Comm Truck & Van Rental. Residential Prospects on the lookout for a clear, fashionable van to pack up their very own condominium or dwelling for an enormous transfer, transfer their children to varsity, or simply hit the open highway for just a few weeks can head to the corporate’s new Wappingers Falls workplace in individual or name (914) 703-9100 to get all arrange with their very own cargo van rental near dwelling.