The process of purchasing a fire truck involves several sequential steps and processes that dictate the truck configuration, design, systems included, and the final delivery date. If a fire department is planning to purchase a new fire truck, what should they expect? The information included below outlines the entire order lifecycle of a new fire truck purchase, from initial communication to final inspection.
Purchasing a fire truck typically includes the steps below:
- Bidding and Ordering Process
- Contract and Order Review
- Approval Package and Pre-Construction Visit
- Detailed Engineering
- Final Inspection
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