Custom Vehicle Graphics
Some might ask what does it mean to brand a work vehicle or emergency vehicle? Not doubt you have seen where cattle are "branded". When I was young, we would brand the calves with a hot iron and a logo for the ranch. It is a similar effort when dealing with branding a work or emergency vehicle. Marking the vehicle with your custom logo or graphics to claim that vehicle as part of your fleet is known as branding. Vehicle graphics is a great investment paid once but providing ongoing returns. Customers or the public will continually see the graphics and be reminded who you are and what services you provide. A rolling billboard of advertising your business or public safety everywhere you go. Let's learn a bit more and some tips for designing these graphics.
The picture to the left is a near full wrap for Derek Kolbaba, professional bull rider. This pickup is a Dodge Ram 3500 dually and it took some 200 sf of car vinyl. The hood, tailgate and both sides were wrapped with a very colorful graphic design. He will certainly get noticed as he pulls into the various rodeos that he visits throughout the west. The bulls might even see him coming now!
Brand Your Work Vehicles
Get your work vehicles working for you all day long as you brand or apply custom graphics to your work van, trailers or trucks. You already have a logo, phone number and even a graphic that goes along with your marketing efforts of your business or agency. Use those same elements to further your branding and attract customers as you work around town.
Designing your graphics can be simple to the complex. Simple custom vinyl to a full color car wrap can serve whichever purpose you might have. Some might use a combination of both methods but in any case, you will get noticed and customers will call you when they need your services/products. Typically, customers need several exposures to your business name and phone number to remember to call. And guess what, once they make the connection they are more likely to stay with you as you provide high quality products and service
Here are some examples of the many vehicles Creative Signs has branded - click the image for a larger view.
Decal Packages for Public Safety & Emergency Vehicles
I assume most have seen a police car a time or two - hopefully not right behind you as your are traveling along. But when you have I would imagine besides the lights flashing you remember seeing the graphics down the side of the car that specifies which law enforcement agency they are associated. There are a variety of graphics that each police department might use, different color schemes and graphics. Ambulance and fire fighting vehicles have standard markings but do show the name of their respective departments and their logo.
Here are a few examples of the many public safety vehicles - Umatilla County Sheriff's office and many other police departments as well as fire departments in the area - click on the image for a larger view.