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Rule 1: Skid steer O&O costs

Rule 1: Skid steer O&O costs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

Based on a Case 430/440 model, 1700 to 2200 pound operating load, 2007 model, 4 year ownership/depreciation, 750 hours of ...

3 rules for calculating and managing skid steer Owning & Operating costs

3 rules for calculating and managing skid steer Owning...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

People who work with big equipment have a saying: "You can be going broke in this business and not know ...

Rule 2: Skid steer O&O costs

Rule 2: Skid steer O&O costs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

Managing operating costs Your operator is always going to be your biggest expense. With that in mind, here are a few ...

Rule 3: Skid steer O&O costs

Rule 3: Skid steer O&O costs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

Money never sleeps. If it isn't making you money, it's costing you money. If you buy stock in a company ...

Study: Hybrid construction equipment emits more harmful pollutants than diesel-only machines

Study: Hybrid construction equipment emits more harmful...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2013

  Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have concluded that while hybrid construction equipment certainly reduces fuel consumption, they are ...

At GIE 2013, Tom Jackson to host session on the secrets of equipment owning and operating costs

At GIE 2013, Tom Jackson to host session on the secrets...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 21, 2013

If you happen to be going to the GIE+Expo next week in Louisville, Kentucky, stop by at the show's new ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (56-74)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (56-74)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 19, 2013

Below are my final tips for squeezing those extra dollars out of your equipment operation. You can check out the ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 30, 2013

Last week, we hit the halfway point in this series of 74 tips for reducing your equipment costs. Here is ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (21-30)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (21-30)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 16, 2013

In my last post covering equipment cost cutting tips 11-20, I looked at eliminating buddy jobs, cutting down emergency work ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (11-20)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (11-20)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 05, 2013

In my first post covering equipment cost-cutting tips 1-10, I addressed several equipment cost cutting basics, including the impact of ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 31, 2013

One thing I learned long ago was the bottom-line impact of reducing costs.  I don’t mean cutting costs—I mean reducing ...

Benchmarking: Where are your equipment costs relative to others?

Benchmarking: Where are your equipment costs relative...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 30, 2013

You need to find out where your equipment costs are compared with others in your industry. One key way to do ...

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