Common questions that our customers have that you need might need to know.
- Will your compartments support 1000 lbs.?
Yes, While the likelihood of placing a 1000 lbs of equipment in a single compartment is slim. There is not a stronger sub-frame in the industry. Our floor system sits directly on top of the sub-frame for superior strength. back to top
- How can you build a quality built product for less than your competition?
Simply put, it's not how you sell it's how you buy that makes a difference from the time of inception to the time of delivery. We have taken experience and combined it with buying power and designed a quality built product. This approach allows us to manufacture a value added product where the savings are passed to the end user as opposed to inflating the price for a greater profitability. back to top
- Why buy from Georgia Commercial Vehicles?
We have a combined experience of over 70 years in the fire and rescue apparatus business. We closely work with each department to identify the individualized needs of your community. We only use quality products designed for durability with servicability in mind. Our diversity allows us to understand your needs and design a product that will provide durability and service for years to come. back to top
- What chassis do you use for your tankers/tenders?
We will build a tanker/tender on the chassis of your choice. We are currently using Peterbilt for our stock demo units. Our chassis options include, Peterbilt, Kenworth, Freightliner, Navistar, Sterling, Spartan, and HME. back to top
- What is your delivery time?
Our processes and team building approach allow us to provide a product in less time than most manufacturers. We understand that you are often times working within a certain window when dealing with budgets and grants. We have chassis, pumps, tanks, and other components at our facility to reduce your overall delivery time. back to top
- Where is Georgia Commercial Vehicles?
Georgia Commercial Vehicles is conveniently located on the northwest side of Atlanta adjacent to Interstate 75. We are only 21 miles from the Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport. back to top
- What chassis do you use for your wildland firefighting apparatus?
We will build a brush unit on the chassis of your choice. We offer most of our stock units on Ford chassis. back to top
- What style tankers/tenders do you offer?
Most of our requests are for poly "Wetside" products with rectangular or "T" type tanks. This gives you the added benefit of carrying more equipment, appliances, tools, and hose. Stainless and Poly elliptical style tanks available upon request. back to top
- Are your trucks NFPA compliant?
Yes, we utilize fire service rated components and UPF tanks. Each tank is baffled to reduce the amount of force exerted on the sidewalls of a tank in curves, during acceleration and deceleration, and general traffic maneuvers when driving. back to top
- What is "Sole Source" or "Single Source"?
Sole source and single source is when you place one call to address any service or warranty related issue. We accept the responsibility of addressing your needs regardless of where the issue may arise. back to top
- Are you "Sole Source"?
We are a "Sole Source" responsible company. What this means, you place one phone call to address all service related needs. This eliminates a divided responsibility and finger pointing when your apparatus needs attention. back to top
- Do you export?
Yes back to top
- Can you build a new truck to fit in our old station?
Our goal is to design a truck to fit your existing station with the hauling and pumping capacity you need without having to rebuild the station. Our 2000 gallon tenders start at 23 feet long including the pump. back to top
- What size tankers do you build?
We build trucks with wetside tanks starting at 1500 gallons on a single axle and will build up to 4000 gallons on a tandem. back to top
- Do you offer financing?
We will work with your department to arrange a finance package to meet your budgetary requirements. We can help you get the truck you needed yesterday with funds allocated or projected for tomorrow. back to top