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 … Read more Buyers Technology Direction with Brian Smith, COO

Global and Ready with Solutions Caterpillar was established in 1925 and were based in Peoria, IL at the time. This global company is making an impact. They have 20 different models of skid steer loaders, CTL or MTLs that are used for many different solutions for contractors. Let Caterpillar do the Work for You Many of their machines actually weight less than 10,000 lbs. This makes is much easier for a contractor to move equipment from site to site without … Read more Caterpillar Offers Solutions

BOSS has introduced a new drop spreader. The Exact Path is a result of listening to the needs of their customers. The request for a drop spreader has been coming in for many years now and it has finally arrived. The BOSS Exact Path can mount to a UTV, category 1 3-point tractor hitch and a slide-in-2” receiver for compact equipment. The three mounting options for the Exact path make it an easy choice. Precision for Deicing Materials BOSS gave … Read more BOSS Introduces Drop Spreader, Exact Path for Precision

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 … Read more Mills Insurance – Don’t Waste a Rainy Day

NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, represents more than 2,000 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to NTEA. The Association provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show®, Green Truck Summit, and Fleet … Read more SnowPlowNews – NTEA Member

Mills insurance group is an independent insurance agency that operates in 28 different states They are here to serve contractors of the snow and ice management industry. Where do I start? What do you need to know? They work directly with you to overcome issues that everyone in the industry is facing. Products they offer include general liability, something that is typically required based on the contracts that are signed. Just getting the basic coverage is step one to make sure … Read more Mills Insurance – Serving Snow & Ice Industry

ASCA is an association that provides resources, training and certifications as they work to better represent the snow and ice professionals to the outside world.  So, Should You Join? Why should you join? Number one to help yourself. The ASCA has developed industry standards are the basis of everything they do. It’s the strongest foundation to have within an association. More than just being Part of a Group Those that have followed the standards and earned the certifications have actually … Read more ASCA – Providing Resources & Education

Providing Quality since 1948 History is an important part of any company. It not only shows where the company has been, but how they have gotten to where they are today. Fisher engineering is extremely proud of their heritage and deep roots in mid-coast Maine. Building reliable, high-quality products has been their business since 1948. They are a trusted company that works hard each and every day to provide you with the best. An Innovative Plow Line with More Efficiency … Read more Fisher XLS Expandable Plow

It is early August and an El Niño is likely developing for Fall 2018 and Winter 2018/2019. The ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) phases – neutral, cold (La Niña) and warm (El Niño) – have a significant impact on weather over large areas of the world. Let’s discuss where we are at right now in ENSO observations, where ENSO forecasts take us into Winter 2018/2019 and what the United States and Canada can expect based on the forecast. Current ENSO … Read more Developing El Nino Impacts Winter 2018/19 Forecast

GM is expanding their line of trucks with the 2019 Silverado. The new line will offer something for everyone and every type of job you need to take on. The new line will offer an expanded snow plow prep package. This additional availability goes from just a regular cab as they are today to include not only double cabs but crew cab models as well. This flexibility and additional feature allows the customers to get exactly what they need. New … Read more GM 2019 Trucks Expand Plow Prep Package