Tag: Dealer Issue

Equipment rentals are becoming more popular of late due to economic developments. Photo: P&Q Staff

How dealers are doing business in an evolving economy

July 12, 2023 By

Although equipment sales are still plentiful for the industry’s dealers, developments on the financial front are changing how some business is getting done.

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Aggregate producers should be communicating with their equipment dealers now about their 2024 capex spending plans. Photo: P&Q Staff

The business dynamics equipment dealers are watching

July 7, 2023 By

The good times are still rolling for equipment dealers, who are now conditioned to always be ready for supply chain surprises.

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Most of Sunbelt Rentals’ carbon emission comes from its on-road fleet. Photo: United Rentals

Dealers electrifying their on-road fleets

July 7, 2022 By

Sunbelt Rentals and United Rentals are making the switch to electric vehicles to increase sustainability and lower the intensity of their carbon emissions.

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How dealers ‘toe the line’ of managing similar brands

July 14, 2021 By

With equipment lines continuously evolving and new opportunities regularly surfacing, maintaining the right balance with manufacturers and customers is an ongoing task for dealers.

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Social distancing may be a thing of the past, but certain behaviors spurred on during the pandemic will remain. Photo: General Equipment & Supplies

How equipment dealers are emerging from the pandemic

July 12, 2021 By

Although business is largely back to normal, the pandemic somewhat reshaped how dealers are going about their routines. Several share their experiences and how aspects of business may permanently change.

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Today’s supply chain is very much a global one, but pandemic-induced issues are contributing to a slowdown in equipment, parts and raw materials from overseas. Photo: taikrixel/E+/Getty Images

No end in sight to the industry’s supply chain woes

July 9, 2021 By

With equipment and parts diminishing, lead times stretching out and material prices rising, supply chain dynamics are pressing dealers like never before.

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Eastern Canadian dealer takes on LiuGong

July 2, 2020 By

Atlantic Industrial Equipment, established in 2019, will offer the complete LiuGong North America product line, including wheel loaders and excavators.

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Says Stone Products’ Tom Kovesci: “With service, it’s how fast you can get the customer up and running when they break down.” Photo: Stone Products

What separates the top service providers from the pack?

July 2, 2020 By

The aggregate industry’s equipment dealers discuss the qualities that differentiate the best service providers from others.

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Cowin Equipment optimistic about months ahead

June 30, 2020 By

While it’s difficult to project what exactly the future holds, guarded optimism appears to be the sentiment that rules the day for the equipment dealer.

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