How to Transform Your Business With Attachments

Attachments are essential to compact equipment versatility, and the ability to successfully stock the right attachments in quantities that meet customer demand is crucial to understanding their needs and helping them further identify business opportunities.

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Tips to Prepare Your Loader for the Busy Season

As spring begins, Bobcat® compact loader owners should start thinking about maintenance on their machines. A maintenance checklist — including testing the battery, checking tires, fluids, oils and fuels — and following attachment maintenance procedures should take place several weeks before you operate your loader on a jobsite.

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Is a Utility Vehicle Right for Your Landscaping Business?

Utility vehicles are becoming more versatile with the addition of attachment capabilities, which is why more landscapers are taking a second look at them. If you’re wondering if it’s the right piece of equipment for your business, here’s what you need to know.

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Rent vs. Buy a Machine: What You Need to Know – Part 2

Purchasing compact equipment didn’t make financial sense for many contractors during the recession – commercial and residential projects dried up, cash reserves were low and equipment loans were difficult to secure. But as the market improves, you may be ready to buy a compact machine. Before making the decision, weigh your options of renting versus buying by considering your jobsite needs, attachment versatility and capital resources.

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How to Stock the Most Profitable Rental Attachments

Stocking the right attachments in the right quantities is directly tied to understanding your customers’ needs. Having the attachments your customers want gives you a competitive edge and offers a low initial investment with a high rate of return.

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Avoid Costly Downtime with a Preventive Maintenance Checklist

We all know the revenue needle stops moving during unexpected downtime. That’s why preventive maintenance is so important to your business. Although wear issues develop with all equipment over time, you must answer one simple question about your maintenance plan: Do you want to be proactive or reactive?

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How to Build a Safety Mindset at Your Company

Whether you’re operating equipment or in charge of training others to use it, understanding and practicing equipment safety helps everyone work safer, faster and more efficiently on the jobsite. Workplace safety can lead to better overall performance and project profitability, and most important, it reduces the risk of injury to you and other workers or damage to the equipment or other property. Building a safety mindset requires a shared responsibility at all levels of your company.

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