The Top Commercial Vehicle Equipment Brands

More Than 250 Distributor Partners Across North America

Dedicated Commercial Fleet Upfitting Team

The Knapheide Buying Process



Professional sales team members from our fleet team to sales and support staff at our upfit partners help you engineer exactly what you need.



Whether in your local market, or at multiple locations across North America, our professional upfitters take pride in building your vision.



We deliver. Everywhere. From coast-to-coast you can expect to receive high quality products, workmanship and support after the sale.

Access to Bodies, Equipment and Accessories Like no Other Upfit Partner

For more than 175 years our business has operated on relationships. As you can imagine, in that time, we've developed a lot of relationships with suppliers of the equipment and accessories you or your company depend upon day-in and day-out.

  • Access to 200+ of the top commercial vehicle equipment suppliers.
  • Many fast-moving items in stock and ready to install.
  • Accessories available for retail and commercial applications.

A sales and installation network that's second to none

We talk about it all the time, but it's a big deal. We have more than 250 upfit partners across North America. That means, no matter where you are or how big or small the scope of your commercial vehicle needs are, we're up to the task.

  • 250+ Independent Distributors.
  • 30+ Knapheide Sales and Installation Centers.


A Partner That's with You the Entire Way

Whether you're a large fleet or fleet manager, or a sole proprietor looking for a commercial vehicle to get your business off the ground, we're here to help.

  • Commercial vehicle sales experts at our more-than 250 distributors help you craft your upfit from start to finish.
  • Need large-scale national coordination of chassis, bodies, equipment, accessories and delivery? We have an internal team dedicated to helping national fleets navigate the upfit process in conjuction with our upfit partners.


Logistics That Drive Your Business

With access to major OEM chassis pools, extensive drop ship and ship-thru capabilities paired with our wide distribution network, you'll get your upfits as efficient as possible.

  • Bailment pools from all major automotive OEMs means we can help source those-hard-to-find chassis for your needs.
  • Drop-ship and ship-thru create efficiencies in getting chassis and upfits to the right place at the right time.

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