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4 rules for calculating Backhoe Owning & Operating costs

4 rules for calculating Backhoe Owning & Operating...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

What's it really cost to run a backhoe? Probably a lot more than you think. The following will guide you through ...

Backhoe O&O Costs: Adding things up

Backhoe O&O Costs: Adding things up

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2013

Now that we've got all the math out of the way, there are at least four things we can take ...

Backhoe Operating Costs: Include the wages

Backhoe Operating Costs: Include the wages

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

Clearly, paying your operator is your top expense when it comes to running this machine. Some contractors may not think ...

Backhoe O&O Costs: 4 things to take away

Backhoe O&O Costs: 4 things to take away

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

1. Your operator is your biggest expense. Consider paying extra for enclosed cabs to help retain quality employees and keep them ...

Backhoe Owning Costs: Figure in the residual

Backhoe Owning Costs: Figure in the residual

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

The residual price is what you can get for the machine when you're ready to trade it in or sell ...

The 250,000 John Deere backhoe is the 310SK pictured. It was presented to NPL Construction who primarily buys its equipment from Deere.

NPL Construction: How one of the top private...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 20, 2013

Licensed in 37 states, energy distribution contractor NPL Construction says it takes a strategic sourcing approach to the equipment suppliers ...

Mike Mack (left), Deere Construction & Forestry president, and Jim Kane, president and CEO of NPL Construction at the 250,000th backhoe event.

NPL Construction receives John Deere’s 250,000th...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 28, 2013

In a ceremony today at John Deere's Dubuque Works, NPL Construction, a national infrastructure services contractor headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, ...

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