Top 3 Reasons to Invest in Professional Racking

Here at Bott Smartvan we understand that professional van racking is a heavily considered purchase and – after your trusty workhorse – is probably one of the most substantial lay-outs you’ll make. As the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of in-vehicle equipment and workshop storage solutions, Bott Ltd are committed to creating better, safer, more efficient working environments for a range of industries. Bott has a strong reputation for delivering high-quality products, service excellence, and value for money and with over 30 years of fleet vehicle conversion expertise behind us, the Smartvan team have designed a fully customisable, lightweight steel van racking range for the self-fit market.

In this post we’ll explore why investing in professional van racking from Bott Smartvan is the right move for your business.

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Focus On: Peugeot

This month in our Focus On feature, we’re taking a look at the range of commercial vehicles available from popular vehicle manufacturer, Peugeot. A multi award-winning manufacturer, Peugeot pride themselves on their vehicles’ style, reliability and durability, boasting long maintenance intervals as well as competitive running costs. They’re increasingly environment-friendly too, thanks to reduced C02 emissions from the Peugeot’s modern engine.

Bott Smartvan offer a number of solutions for the Peugeot van range and we are adding to it all the time, with a new solution for the large-sized Boxer currently in development. If you’re in need of some racking inspiration for your Peugeot workhorse, read on!

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Rhino Roof Racks – Take Your Storage to the Next Level

We know that storage space in your van is always at a premium. Maybe you’ve bought – or are thinking about buying – a sweet new racking system to keep all your parts and tools safe, secure and organised, but what about the rest of your kit?

Ladders, piping, beading – these items can often take up a lot of valuable load space in the back of the van and make access to your neatly organised racking awkward. That’s why Bott Smartvan are thrilled to be able to offer van-specific roof rack solutions from market leader Rhino Products!

This week we take a look at the Rhino KammBar range available through the Smartvan Configurator, enabling you to take your smart storage solutions outside of the load area.

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Focus On: Citroen

In the second of our Focus On features, we’re going to be looking at one of our less publicised van makes, Citroen. A popular manufacturer of road cars and with a pedigree for successful rally vehicles, Citroen also turn their hand to producing comfortable, spacious and cleverly designed vans for the trade.

This month we are going to be looking at the range of Smartvan racking currently available for Citroen van models, and what other Citroen owners have used to kit out their mobile workspace.

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Top Tips for Attending a Toolfair

We’ve been to a few trade shows in our time and it’s always a great opportunity to find out what’s hot in the industry. But with so much going on in such a short space of time, sometimes large shows like these can be a bit overwhelming.

How do you make sure you access the stalls most relevant to you and your business? What’s the trick to avoiding overspending on tools or kit you didn’t really need?

Here are 7 things that can help you to get the most out of attending Toolfair.

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Focus On: Vauxhall

The van market these days is packed with a huge variety of practical, well spec’d vehicles from a number of different manufacturers. At Bott Smartvan we try to keep on top of new releases and continue to expand our range of available racking.

This month we are going to be looking at the range that Smartvan currently offer for Vauxhall vans, and what our customers think is the ideal set-up for this popular workhorse.

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