Shyft Group’s Utilimaster gets $53M USPS contract

NOVI—Utilimaster, a business unit of Novi’s Shyft Group Inc. (Nasdaq: SHYF) has announced a $53 million contract from the United States Postal Service for 447 Utilimaster truck bodies to be used for bulk mail delivery.

This USPS order is in addition to the previous $214 million multi-year contract for more than 2,000 vehicles, which was completed during the third quarter of 2019.

“For more than 40 years, Utilimaster has been designing and manufacturing purpose-built parcel delivery vehicles that improve delivery efficiencies and driver ergonomics and safety. We take great pride in delivering on our promises and in providing high-quality fleets to our customers,” said Daryl Adams, president and CEO of Shyft Group.

The USPS order will be built on both cab-over and cab-behind chassis, featuring 18- and 24-feet long bodies. The order is expected to be manufactured during the second quarter of 2022 and will be completed in 2023.

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