Truck Industry News

What Makes Volvo Machines Different?

Volvo Motor Grader

Besides the name, what makes Volvo motor graders different from other snow and ice equipment manufacturers? It starts with the transmission. Volvo gives you a choice of either a standard 8 speed or an optional 11 speed transmission that will give you lower gears for fine grading applications and higher gears for times when faster speeds are important in any of their seven motor graders. Unlike competitors, Volvo also mounts their transmission in the front of the machine under the …

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Meet the YES JCB Skid Steer, UTV & Telehandler

JCB Snow Removal equipment line up

Check out the JCB snow and ice equipment tour! YES JCB is a Wisconsin-based dealer committed to new and used construction equipment sales, equipment rentals, service & parts. They’ll show you one of their unique, skid steers with a side door, one of their UTVs and a Telehandler that can stack snow up to 23 feet high. First there’s the “world’s safest skid steer” that has a side door for getting in and out of the cab with total ease. …

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Fluid Film is Rust’s Worst Enemy!

Fluid Film Rust Protection comes in many sizes

Protect your snow equipment from rust and keep it working and looking much better over the years with Fluid File rust and corrosion protection. This stuff works! You can buy it in many sizes. Try it and see for yourself! Powerful Corrosion Prevention Fluid Film is a unique lanolin-based brand of corrosion preventive and lubricant made by Eureka. It is insanely popular in the snow and ice management industry and used worldwide. It protects all metals from rust and corrosion …

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Snow Equipment Auction on Oct. 12th in Illinois

Snow Equipment Auction 10/12/19

Looking to buy late model snow removal equipment? Then check this out! Lyon Alex & Son is holding an auction with all kinds of snow fighting equipment including things like late model rubber tired loaders, salt/sander trucks, skid steers, hydraulic excavators, trucks, trailers, support equipment, and more! Call Chad at 262-903-6269 with questions. WHEN: Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 9:30am WHERE: 16W179 Jeans Road, Lemont (Chicago), IL 60439 (click for map) Snow Equipment Auction Highlights: 18 RUBBER TIRED LOADERS 11 …

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NTEA Welcomes Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley

The NTEA will welcome Nikki Haley to be one of it keynote speakers during its annual meeting that overlaps with the NTEA Work Truck Show.  Joining the NTEA annual meeting in Indianapolis on March 5th, 2020, at the NTEA Annual Meeting, Haley will be sharing through a moderated conversation with the audience. Starting in the business world at the age of thirteen taking care of bookwork for her parents’ clothing store, Haley switched over to politics in 2004 at the …

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Chevy Silverado 4500-6500 – Plow Ready Trucks

Chevy Silverado 4500-6500 Plow Ready Trucks The Chevy Silverado 4500 is ready for you to start plowing! This new truck starts at 15,000 lbs. and goes all the way up to 22,900 lbs. The capacity of the Chevy Silverado 4500 speaks for itself. The truck is also available in 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive. This easy to drive truck also features a regular cab or crew cab depending on your fleet needs. Increase your productivity with Chevy’s new plow ready …

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Mills Insurance – Documentation Standards

Organization is Key Time to get organized. Mills Insurance wants to make sure you are the most organized contractor out there. Documentation standards are something you as a contractor need to keep up with. There are so many resources out there for you to utilize. Monitor Everything Rally your team together and start going through your documentation standards and how they hold up to the industry standards. Be sure you are monitoring everything you are doing. Photos, time-stamps, logs etc. …

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Mills Insurance – Get your insurance plan in place

Rest Easy with Pre-Planning Get your insurance plan in place. Plain and simple you need to plan ahead and you need to do it now. When you have all of your insurance needs put to bed well before your season starts, you can rest easy. The rest of the job is what you know how to do and its why you’re in this industry. Don’t Sign before Your Insured! When your insurance is in place well before you sign any …

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Buyers Technology Direction with Brian Smith, COO

What’s next for Buyers? Brian Smith, COO at Buyers believes we will be seeing more volatility in the industry. There will be some rapid changes and some unpredictability. Customers are going to be more cautions with their investments and when they do decide to make an investment, they want immediate satisfaction. Count on Buyers When contractors need to use their equipment, they are going to count on a company like Buyers. Buyers strives to develop and have product on hand …

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Mills Insurance – Don’t Waste a Rainy Day

Rain, Rain, Go Away Save it for rainy day, right? Mills Insurance wants you to take advantage of the rainy days and get a jump start. Anything can happen on the worst of days out on the road, so why not do the work ahead of time and prepare? Take Your Photos When your equipment starts coming in, but sure to take pictures right away. Make sure the values are accurate and send to your insurance company. You don’t want …

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