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Work Ready Trucks
With our Bailment Chassis and Ship-Thru agreement, you receive Work Ready trucks with low lead times and minimal procurement effort. This greatly simplifies the process and reduces lost time. The result: trucks are on the job sooner!
Ship Thru Programs
For Springfield, OH produced vehicles, you can choose to ship your chassis through us to have a body mounted prior to shipping to you by adding the code to your factory order. Ship-thru codes are:
LCF, 4500MD, 5500MD, 6500MD
Our modification centers are strategically located near leading car and truck manufacturing facilities, supporting ultimate customer convenience and smooth ship-thru arrangements, especially when conversions are performed on brand new vehicles.
Fontaine’s 40+ year history provides us with exceptional experience, commercial vehicle and industry insights and an extensive understanding of OEM platforms and all relevant FMVSS standards.
Our modification centers are strategically located near truck manufacturing facilities, supporting ultimate customer convenience and ship-thru arrangements.
With a dedicated team of account managers, we ensure that you will receive consistent communication, dependable solutions and our flexibility to immediately adjust to requested changes as they arise.
Choose from high-quality Fontaine bodies or bodies from high-quality producers. We stock and/or have access to a variety of body types including:
Contact us for a current list of available bodies. Let us know if you need a body type not described here
Fontaine can add special equipment to help you get your truck into service quickly. This can be done on bailment trucks, ship-thru chassis, or dealer inventory trucks. Examples of equipment that can be added:
Our steering conversion allows the truck to be operated from the left or right side of the vehicle to improve visibility with curb-side operations. All controls to operate the truck are relocated to a centralized location for easy access. The applications for this modification include street sweeping, refuse, leaf and debris removal, highway paint striping, and pesticide spraying.
Electric commercial vehicles are one of the fastest growing segments in the U.S.. As a contract manufacturer, Fontine Modification converts internal combustion vehicles to full electric vehicles at several of our locations. Gaining experience with production of multiple systems, our Engineering Team can support your needs to optimize mechanical installation or system integration.
Bailment Pool Chassis
Order available Low Cab Forward, Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD, and 6500HD work trucks from our pool, complete with a variety of upfit bodies and toolboxes, grill guards, and other equipment.
We provide cab modifications that maintain the structural integrity of the cab while achieving the original factory aesthetics. These modifications include the Narrow Cab and Raised Roof modification.
Special Body Installations
Fontaine body installations allows customers and dealers the option to order a truck with a body, which removes complexity from the body installation and delivery process. Not only does this save a significant amount of time and money for our customers and dealers, but Fontaine assures a high-quality installation and integration.
Adding a driving front axle is a frequent option of trucks that travel off road. And, additional axles may be specified to improve the load capacities of many chassis. They may be mounted in front of, or behind, the drive axles. A full range of lift and steerable versions are available.
For decades, Fontaine Modification has been tghe company that the leading OEMs and fleets have turned to when they need chassis modifications. Properly modifying chassis for specific applications is a highly specialised field that requires experience, engineering expertise and the wherewithal to meet FMVSS standards.