Top 10 Hacks for Organizing Your Truck
Post Date - Aug 17, 2023
As a truck driver, you're well aware that space inside your truck's cab is precious. It's essential to not only have all the necessities for life on the road but also arrange them in a manner that promotes safety, efficiency, and comfort. To help you make the most of your limited space and keep things tidy, your friends at Boyd Bros. have put together some of our favorite organization hacks for your truck.
- Keep snacks accessible and easy to grab with your very own travel snack caddy. This toiletry bag is perfect for storing goodies until you need something.
- Store fruit in a plastic basket like this within reach of your seat for a healthy snack. Use strong Velcro or Command strips to secure the baskets to the wall of your cab so your fruit isn’t rolling around or getting bruised.
- Organize your books, magazines or paperwork in a magazine file holder. Since these are designed to fit in skinny spaces, they’re perfect for keeping your reading material or documents in your cab.
- You can always use some hang-up hooks like these from 3M for keeping coats, hats and towels off the floor or other surfaces.
- You’ve seen over-the-door pocket organizers for shoes but it’s also perfect for storing towels, personal items, cleaning supplies, or even clothes in an out-of-the-way place that doesn’t take up extra space.
- Try sticking a shower caddy on the inside of cabinet doors to hold things like bottled water, cleaning supplies, paper towels, condiments and spices, or plates and silverware.
- In the interest of reusing and recycling, keep plastic grocery bags handy and organized by using a plastic bag holder and dispenser. Its vertical design is very space conscious!
- Stackable plastic bins are every trucker’s friend. They're ideal for keeping your belongings organized and easily accessible. Create separate bins for different categories, such as clothing, toiletries, and medications. You can even use bins to store non-perishable food items like dry goods, bottled water, and canned fruits and vegetables. Remember, labeling is key to maintaining a clutter-free space!
- If you like to prepare food for the road ahead of time at home, consider storing meals and ingredients in plastic zipper bags. These will lay flat in your refrigerator and take up less space than containers.
- Look for travel-size appliances that are USB chargeable. Think handheld vacuum cleaners, slow cookers, blenders, kettles etc. You’ll be surprised how much space you can save by downsizing the appliances you use on a regular basis.
How do you keep your truck organized? Share your suggestions with us!
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