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Oct

4 Important Hurdles to Consider when Moving Heavy Equipment

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Heavy construction equipment is part of the day-to-day operations in most heavy-duty manufacturing factories and companies. Whether it is a company seeking to expand its manufacturing processes by adding more construction equipment, or just an abnormal cargo, sometimes heavy equipment needs to be transported from one point to another. Transportation of such heavy equipment needs meticulous planning to avert disaster. The safe delivery of the equipment to the destination depends on many factors. Here are some things to consider when moving heavy equipment. Evaluate the Specs of the Equipment The first hurdle you have to go through is evaluating the specifications of the move. These will be the distance that needs to be covered, the timeline on which the equipment needs to be transported, and the personnel who need to be involved in the process. More importantly, you have to evaluate the equipment being transported. This evaluation should feature the…

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1
Oct

5 Lies Heavy Equipment Finance Companies Tell You

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So you’ve found yourself needing to finance heavy equipment. No matter the scope of the project, you’re probably wondering how to find a company you can trust. Many people will take out a contract with a company, put down a deposit, and then find out that the terms for their truck loans have changed. If you know what red flags to watch out for, you can avoid being sucked into one of these schemes. It’s common for people to pass a credit check, sign a contract, pay their deposit, and then be told by the financing company, “Actually, it’s going to be more money than we originally told you.” By this time, you’ve already chosen your equipment, and you don’t have the time or money to look for another company. So you just take the bad deal and move on. To avoid this scenario, you should always be aware of…

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15
Sep

7 Reasons to Lease a Used Commercial Truck

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Many companies and self-employed people throughout Canada require commercial trucks in order to facilitate their businesses. Truck leasing has become a common if not preferred financing option due to the many benefits it provides, but perhaps what is most intriguing is that more and more of these leases are for used trucks rather than new vehicles. With that in mind, let us consider seven reasons to lease a pre-owned vehicle rather than one fresh off the line. Avoidance of Significant Depreciation Among the most daunting aspects of owning new commercial trucks is depreciation. Your new truck depreciates the moment you sign on the dotted line. A used truck, on the other hand, has already undergone that initial depreciation and is now just subject to the year-to-year devaluation. It’s worth mentioning that commercial truck leasing and vehicle leasing, in general, do account for depreciation to some degree but certainly not all…

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1
Sep

How to Boost Construction Equipment Productivity

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No matter what kind of project you’re working on, if construction equipment is involved, you’ll need to make important decisions about your efficiency. You need to decide when to buy versus lease a construction vehicle, what kinds of leases you should consider, and how often different equipment will be used. You also need to consider how to streamline your project for ideal construction productivity. If you follow these simple tips to handle your construction equipment, you should have an easier time understanding your needs and taking steps to meet them. Don’t buy equipment unless it’s used 70% of the time When you examine the fleet of construction equipment you have, you’ll want to take notes on which machines are being used the most. If you own a construction company, you’ll benefit from buying the machines that are in use at least 70% of the time. However, if you’re only doing…

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15
Aug

How to Buy a Reefer, Dry Van, Flatbed, or the “Right&...

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Buying flatbeds trailers can be overwhelming; there are so many different factors to consider. Fortunately, if you narrow down your options by following these five simple steps, you’ll have a much easier time deciding which trailer is right for you. When this is your livelihood, buying flatbeds or buying a truck are things that should be exciting, not a pain. These are the five things you’ll want to consider when buying a reefer or trailer. What will you be hauling? Before you can even begin looking at trailers, you’ll need to have a good grasp on the items you’ll be hauling. At the very least, you need to have a solid expectation of your average load. Different storage units are designed for different storage needs. For example, you might not need a high-tech cooling unit if you’re bringing salted beef across the country. But if you’re going to be driving…

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