pickup truck lumber rack

The Versatility of a Truck Lumber Rack

Most people purchase a pickup truck lumber rack with a specific purpose in mind. They are typically contractors, adventurers, and skilled tradespeople who need to transport supplies and equipment to their destination or job site.

Driving up and down the road you will see countless pickup trucks equipped with this essential truck accessory. Our customers may purchase a pickup truck lumber rack for a single reason, but they soon realize an abundance of new uses they never before thought of.

Read on to discover how a lumber rack can increase the versatility of your pickup truck.

The Main Benefits of a Pickup Truck Lumber Rack

More Cargo Space

Truck racks can essentially double your truck bed cargo space. Store more tools, materials, and equipment than you ever imagined. Stop trying to pack and stuff every item into your work vehicle and find an accessible place for everything you need. With a lumber rack, small tools and gear can go in the truck bed while large materials and items (think ladders, lumber, & more) can be housed above.

Greater Work Efficiency

You can get more done in less time when everything you need is nicely organized and in plain sight. With a lumber rack, it becomes much easier to load and unload only the items you need, at the time you need them. No more unloading unnecessary equipment just to gain access to the single item you’re looking for.

Safe & Secure Transit

Building materials, tools, and gear are expensive. If your cargo isn’t properly stowed away you risk damaging it during transport or worse yet, causing damage or injury to any vehicles and drivers around you. A lumber rack will help you keep everything secured right where you left it so it arrives at your destination intact.

The Many Occupations of a Pickup Truck Lumber Rack


Probably the primary reason for most lumber rack purchases, independent contractors and all manner of construction tradespeople depend on their vehicles to enable them to do their jobs day in and day out. Transporting all the materials and equipment needed to job site is what they’re great at. Not only that, an organized work truck helps to maintain a professional image both on and off the job.

Transport tools and materials for all manner of trades:

  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Excavation Work
  • Residential & Commercial Painting
  • Concrete Finishing
  • Roofing
  • Above & Belowground Utility Work
  • Grading
  • Ironwork


Pickup truck lumber racks greatly expand the carrying capacity of your truck but they aren’t just for independent contractors, they’re great for everyone who would benefit from additional cargo room and transit safety! For the folks who like to get outdoors and play as much as they work – a lumber rack is an often-overlooked truck accessory.

Stow gear and equipment for any adventure:

  • Dirt Bikes / Bicycles
  • Surfboards
  • Kayaks & Canoes
  • Camping Gear
  • Hunting & Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Hiking & Climbing Gear

Everything In-Between

A pickup truck lumber rack has so many applications, we’re certain there are many you may have never thought of. When you’re the family member or friend with a truck, there is a good chance you’ve spent a weekend or two helping them out. Whether you’re helping a friend or taking care of your own weekend projects – a truck rack can help you clean up the yard, move furniture, and haul around all sorts of things you never imagined you would.

Get more done this weekend:

  • Moving Furniture
  • DIY Projects
  • Junk Removal
  • Yard Clean-Up
  • Large Purchases

Expand Your Truck’s Versatility at Campway’s

It can be tough to know exactly the tools or materials you’ll need for a job, but with the long-lasting durability and functionality of a lumber rack, you can be sure you’ll arrive fully prepared for the task at hand. With so many uses, we can’t possibly list them all here. To learn more about the fantastic utility of a pickup truck lumber rack, please don’t hesitate to contact the truck accessory experts at Campway’s today! Let us help you get your truck outfitted with the perfect truck bed cargo solution to fit your needs.

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