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Sortimo Racking Vs Bespoke Ply Wood Racking

Sortimo Racking Vs Bespoke Ply Wood Racking

Choosing the type of racking that is best suited to you and your van can be difficult.

Vehicle Accessories Ltd sells Sortimo racking – made from a light, sturdy steel, and bespoke plywood racking – made from durable plywood.

Here are the highlights of both of these types of racking…

Sortimo* :

1. Highest safety
Since 1994, Sortimo equipment has been regularly crash-tested for safety with a full load. These tests have been conducted by independent agencies in Germany, UK, and France. Sortimo also offers various means of securing your cargo – from tool boxes and ladders to gas tanks – for safe transportation.

2. Lighter weight
Sortimo equipment is up to 65% lighter than predominantly steel-made components available on the market, which results in greater fuel efficiency.

3. Higher resale/residual value
Sortimo’s equipment is installed without drilling into the vehicle resulting in greater resale value or residual value on a leased vehicle.

4. Transferable up fit
Sortimo’s equipment can easily be transferred to another vehicle, extending the life cycle of the product, and eliminating the need to purchase new equipment for replacement vehicles.

5. Increased productivity
Better organisation means increased productivity of technicians who spend less time on each call, serving more customers each day.

Sortimo racking is light and durable.

Sortimo racking installed into a Renault Master

6. Ergonomic design
Tools and equipment are easily accessible – for working inside or outside of the vehicle.

7. Mobility
Using a variety of Sortimo boxes, technicians can take their tools and parts “from curbside to worksite”.

8. Inventory management
Sortimo bins and boxes can be labelled and are removable. This gives customers the flexibility to organise their van, making it easy to load all job-specific tools and parts before going out on service calls, reducing the amount of excess inventory.

9. Optimum space
Locked-in drawers, bins, and tool boxes are arranged to optimise shelf space, allowing you to carry a bigger payload in the same space, or the same payload in a smaller vehicle.

10. Versatility
Sortimo’s modular design enables customers to quickly and easily re-configure bins and boxes to accommodate changes in working conditions. Upgrades and modifications can be made to the existing system without having to uninstall or re-install.

Bespoke Racking :

1.   High-quality material
The best quality plywood is used to produce our bespoke racking. Meaning all racking is durable and has a longer life.

2.   Cheaper prices
We offer competitively low prices for the production and installation of our bespoke racking. Call 03332007244 for more details on our low prices.

3.   Sustainable
We use quality plywood and the best tools to produce our racking; therefore it is sustainable and will last.

4.   Custom made 
Our plywood racking/storage is designed specifically to suit your needs. Whether you need a holder for your gas canister (see picture below for one we previously produced), a tray for a laptop, ladder storage or racking for tools – we are able to design and produce unique storage and racking.

5.   Versatile
Not only can we custom produce racking to suit your needs; we are also able to provide racking for many different vehicles makes and manufacturers.

6.   Adaptable
The racking we design can be altered and adapted in the future. If you need to add extra/remove parts this could be done.

7.   Easy storage 
Easy storage of your tools and belonging means that space within your vehicle is optimised. It is also more ergonomic and allows you to organise your belongings better – resulting in optimum working conditions.

8.   Secured
The racking is safely secured to the vehicle, this means that your vehicle won’t be damaged by heavy tools or equipment.

9.   Aesthetically pleasing
The racking makes your van look smart, organised and more professional!

10. Transferrable/re-usable 
The racking can often be transferred from vehicle to vehicle, saving you money in the long run as no new equipment needs to be purchased.
*The information provided about Sortimo racking is courtesy of Sortimo Ltd and can be found on their website: http://www.sortimo.us/Why-Sortimo.1626.0.html

Paul Randall
Paul Randall
First Class! Dave and the team are fantastic. The fit on our first Mobile Bike Service and Repair Van could not be any better. From the very beginning, through the design process, all the way to completion I cannot fault a single thing. As I write this, our second van is being fitted to exactly the same specification and the third van is on the way. Long may this partnership continue!
Tim Lees
Tim Lees
Very helpful and patient with an older guy who was a bit nervous ordering from a company I didn't know. The product I wanted wasn't on their website but I thought it worth asking and they had it at a good price. It came the next day and worked perfectly.
Richard Shepherd
Richard Shepherd
I highly recommend Lee, Dave and the Team at Vehicle Accessories after they did a fantastic job for a one off bespoke van fit for my business. I approached them with a rather radical high concept idea, Dave did a great job taking notes from my extensive brief. He made a great effort to listen and take notes along the way making sure he understood and made suggestions for materials which really led to a much better end product. A particular highlight was a suggestion for them to fabricate a wall mounted Steal Mesh cage system for my equipment which far exceeded my expectations of quality and engineering. During the planning stage and construction suggestions were made to change materials and systems for what they thought would work better for the project as it developed. The end product was perfect and done to a very high standard, it really turned out better than I ever hoped for. Communication throughout was excellent with regular updates, fast responses and easy dialogue when confirming details or discussing changes. Changes were managed quickly and efficiently throughout the build with a great deal of flexibility and professionalism. Even though I was just having just one bespoke build being done for myself I felt highly valued as a customer and treated with the same level of respect and attentiveness as someone ordering a fleet. The quality of work and customer service will certainly mean I’ll be coming back for my next van project.
Philip Taylor Ashby
Philip Taylor Ashby
Lee and his helpful staff sorted my lock problem that made it easy to break in or steal and at there Christmas closing time🙏, friendly helpful and reasonable thank you all.
Mark Elliott
Mark Elliott
Great choice of equipment to fit and all done efficiently. They have designed and fitted racking to 75 vehicle for us in the last year.
Ross Thomson
Ross Thomson
I can’t recommend Lee and his team of wizards enough. They fitted the gas with all the safety requirements and modified / adapted several parts of the electrics. They went above and beyond my expectations - I won’t hesitate to use them again.
Andrew Young
Andrew Young
What can say.... the order process was simple, prices competitive and when it was realised that I had ordered 2 incompatible parts I got a call to check and recify the order. Collection was easy and the install team did a quick, neat job. Job done....until next time thank you
Annie Meadows
Annie Meadows
Dave, Lee and the team at VA moved crates from my old van to a new one. Easy to communicate with, quick turn around, met all my requests, made good suggestions (such as putting in a waterproof floor) and did an excellent job. Highly recommend.
miles leech
miles leech
Big thanks to Dave and the rest of the Vehicle Accessories team. They've done a great job fitting security locks and a floor in my new van. They also moved over my racking and interior lights from my previous van while going out of there way to make it all fit. Excellent service, very efficient and professional. Highly recommended and nice people to deal with. Thanks Miles Ashton Gas

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