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 •  October 13

When it comes to vocational equipment, finance solutions can range in complexity, especially when you consider a finance structure that needs to support the truck, body and additional equipment. Carrie Kohout, small business credit manager, and Glenn Inzinga, vocational/TEM national sales manager, Daimler Truck Financial, talk about some of the...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  October 12

The slogan for ICUEE: The Demo Expo this year was, “Come Out and Play.” Nailed it. With more than 950 manufacturers offering demos for utility professionals and construction contractors, the expo was like a jobsite Comic Con where all of the cosplay includes Carhartt and steel-toed boots. The best way to take advantage of the atmosphere was in a...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  October 9

Features to look for on compact track loaders Manufacturers have been making improvements on their undercarriages to extend the life of the machine. A welded undercarriage that is integrated into the lower chassis, for example, is something Kubota engineered on its compact track loaders since their inception. New models with higher horsepower and...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  October 9

The 2016 compact track loader market delivered results of more than 13 percent over the previous year; both of Kubota’s models, the SVL75-2 and the SVL95-2s, exceeded expectations as well. The fact that the skid steer market was down almost 6 percent is ample evidence to suggest that some buyers are opting for tracks rather than wheels. For the...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  September 14

The Volvo EW60E is a highly capable machine that is well-suited to a variety of applications. Its design provides outstanding traction, swing force, breakout force and tear-out force in a compact size class that allows for convenient road travel and excellent maneuverability in confined spaces. “The EW60E is a great fit for municipalities or...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  September 14

The SD45B soil compactor from Volvo Construction Equipment is an excellent addition to any rental fleet — providing unmatched versatility and ease of service to ensure a low total cost of ownership and high return on investment. Packed with technologically advanced features, the SD45B adapts to the application and jobsite, helping the operator...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  September 14

Protecting your investment is one of the keys to success for any contractor. When machines go down unexpectedly, it comes with a high cost — in both downtime and machine repairs. One way to increase uptime and reduce machine repairs is to eliminate operators’ bad habits that cause unnecessary wear and tear on the machine. Using insights and alerts...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  September 14

Volvo is removing the noise, time commitment and data analysis associated with telematics by providing 24/7/365 active machine monitoring and monthly fleet reporting direct from Volvo, and in partnership with Volvo dealers. The program gives customers insights and actionable recommendations, saving them time and money. Available on a wide range of...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  September 14

ActiveCare Direct is the 24/7/365 telematics solution offered directly from Volvo. At the Volvo Uptime Center, thousands of data points from machines are delivered and sorted through using a proprietary system which removes all the guesswork for customers. As telematics solutions become more common, it may be a challenge to see how any program...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  September 14

One of the easiest ways to ensure that each job you bid is accurate and profitable is to do the work up front. You may have spent years at this point becoming a bidding expert; you know how long it will take to complete a job and how many machine and operator hours — but what if it could be easier and even more accurate? Using telematics, and...