The US Postal Service has started the ball rolling on a new generation of delivery vehicles with a solicitation for 400 to 500 “Intermediate Walk Through Body Delivery Trucks”. The trucks would have 500 cubic feet of cargo space compared with 108 in the current LLVs. The new trucks would have a cargo capacity of 3,500 pounds, more than triple what an LLV can handle.
And they will be air-conditioned.
Don’t get too excited about your shiny new vehicle just yet though- the solicitation notes that the contract award is “contingent upon approval of funding”.
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