30Jan

Natural Disasters Fast-Track Construction Trainees

We’re all aware of the severe toll natural disasters have taken across our country this year. Whether it’s been the devastating hurricanes or the horrific wildfires, there’s a strong need to rebuild following these events. With the industry already experiencing a labor shortage, this demand has created unique opportunities for those looking to enter the […]

25Jan

Equipment Trader Feature: Referrals Made Easy!

It’s widely known that referrals are the leading source of success when it comes to making a sale. With regular cold calls your chances of seeing a decision-maker are slim at best. Our sister company, Equipment Trader, had guest blogger Ken Taylor break down how to best utilize a referral in the sales process with […]

16Jan

Keeping Your Crew Safe: 5 Tips to Winterizing Your Fleet

We recently wrote a post about OSHA’s report that released the Top 10 Safety Violations of 2017. Staying on the topic of safety is essential today, especially as we navigate through the remaining winter season. In an article by Total Landscape Care, they mapped out the main areas of your truck fleet to focus on […]

11Jan

Commercial Truck Trader Feature: How Truckers Can Build A Brand

Truckers are a huge part of making the commercial truck industry successful. They transport an estimated 10.42 billion tons of freight each year according to the American Trucking Association (ATA). With these job positions being so competitive, it’s important for truckers to build their own personal brand so they can stand out from the rest […]

04Jan

The Top 10 Safety Violations of 2017

As we move forward into 2018 and focus on our exciting goals and potential for the year, it’s important to reflect and look at what we can learn from the past year. At the end of the year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a list detailing the most-cited safety violations for 2017. […]

02Jan

Positive Outlook for Equipment Industry Growth in 2018

There has been a consistent trend in reports and surveys about projected growth in the equipment industry for 2018. Whether it’s from a sales or renting perspective, those in the industry have all weighed in to say they have a positive outlook for the industry. For example, from a capital standpoint, Construction Dive reported there […]

26Dec

Why Workforce Development is Crucial in the Construction Industry

A recent study released by FMI Corporation revealed shocking results in relation to how the construction industry handles workforce development, or rather how it isn’t handling it.   Some of the study’s highlights include: 89% of participants reported talent shortages in this year’s survey. 75% of participants have made changes to their training programs in […]

12Dec

Equipment Trader Feature: 7 Reasons to Rent

Throughout the truck, equipment and agriculture industries, the decision to rent is becoming increasingly popular. Peer-to peer rental companies and websites, such as our sister company Equipment Trader, have seen a steady uptick in rental requests. Business owners and workers see the benefit in having access to the equipment, but not necessarily being fully committed […]