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Is a new or used excavator in your future? Use this guide during the buying process for help narrowing down your ideal excavator.
September 15, 2021

Before looking at new and used mini excavators for sale, it pays to know which factors to consider. This buying guide is designed to help you make an informed decision.
September 13, 2021

Baseball mitts, blue jeans, and new boots aren’t the only things that work best after a break-in period. Your truck’s new diesel engine needs a break-in period as well
September 8, 2021

Learn not only how to photograph your commercial vehicles and heavy equipment for sale but also how to think like a buyer to maximize your results.
September 2, 2021

Learn what is considered low or average mileage for a used semi truck for sale in his handy article.
August 30, 2021

Considering replacing your semi truck with a newer model? Before you begin looking at new semi trucks for sale, it pays to weigh your options. 
August 26, 2021

The new Deals section of your My Little Salesman dealer management system allows you to manage the who, what, where, when, and how of absolutely any transaction—all in real-time. In addition to this, the Form section will allow you to automate your form data entry while also providing DocuSign integration on any document requiring electronic signature. Managing your equipment sales just got a whole lot easier!
August 23, 2021

Available for fall 2021, Case IH AFS Soil Command tillage prescription technology will enable producers to vary their tillage settings based on changing soil types, field conditions, conservation practices and topography. This allows operators to address a range of soil management challenges to make every inch of the field an optimal environment for plants and to minimize erosion and preserve moisture where needed.   
August 20, 2021

Vermeer upgrades its truck-mounted vacuum excavator line with the new VXT300 truck vac. The VXT300 is outfitted with an 8-cubic-yard (6.1-m3) spoil tank, 6-inch (15.2-cm) dig tube and the ability to carry up to 800 gallons (3,028 L) of water so crews can maximize productivity on the job. It is one of the lightest truck vacs in its class and designed with a low overall height of just 11.5 feet (3.51 m) to efficiently transport spoils from the jobsite to the dumpsite.
August 18, 2021

Whether you have semi-trucks for sale or you’re looking to sell other heavy equipment and parts, managing the necessary paperwork is likely your least favorite part of the job. Realizing this, My Little Salesman set out to make the process of filling out forms and acquiring the necessary signatures as painless as possible. Part of this effort includes a new system feature we’re excited to announce: DocuSign account integration with your My Little Salesman Sales Desk. And it really couldn’t be any easier to set up and use.
August 16, 2021

KeepTruckin has launched a new AI Dashcam, powered by the leading edge AI processor and advanced computer vision algorithms that instantly detect unsafe driving with unrivaled accuracy and alert drivers in real time. The AI Dashcam is supported by an enhanced safety platform that transforms the way fleets manage driver safety. KeepTruckin’s event intelligence technology and in-house safety team analyze every video within seconds to determine the context and severity, so safety managers can focus on what matters most.
August 15, 2021

Selling heavy equipment is easier than ever with online listings, which instantly brings a worldwide audience to view your heavy equipment for sale. Although the heavy equipment sales market has become largely digital, buyers are still generally looking for the same specific information as always, and scrupulous business principles still apply. Therefore, you should follow these 8 tips to help make sure you sell your equipment quickly and at a fair price—the My Little Salesman way!
August 8, 2021

Pettibone is introducing X-Command, a new telematics program available for the company’s X-Series telehandlers, Cary-Lift pipe and pole handlers, and Speed Swing rail maintenance machines. The system offers real-time access to machine data, thereby saving time, money and hassle for equipment owners, fleet managers, rental centers and maintenance technicians.
August 5, 2021

Caterpillar’s new generation of Primary and Secondary Pulverizers feature industry-leading technology to deliver up to 52% faster cycle times, producing more tons-per-liter of fuel burned. The new Cat Pulverizer line includes three new rotatable primary models – P318, P324 and P332 – which feature 360-degree rotation, and three new fixed secondary models – P218, P224 and P232. Both pulverizer series are designed to fit 18- to 50-tonne machines.
August 3, 2021

A sure way to capture the spirit of a civilization is to examine what it builds. Humans have always expressed themselves through architecture, design, and innovation. Therefore, the spirit of America can be viewed through the lens of its most inspiring construction projects.

In this list, we won’t confine ourselves to buildings alone, but to all of the projects that make America great. From the Hoover Dam, to the Interstate Highways system, let’s explore the top ten constructions in American history.
August 2, 2021

Vermeer Corporation introduces four industry-leading concepts to help customers optimize their hay operations: a patent-pending autonomous bale mover, patent-pending onboard bearing temperature sensors, automated baling assistance technology and Forage Commander –– a field data management app. These innovations are designed to help overcome the growing agricultural labor challenges and tight timelines producers continue to face.
July 19, 2021

Hitachi Construction & Mining Division announced that customers will no longer need to renew their ZXLink connectivity service subscription. Plus, customers can enable ZXLink on compatible machines at no additional charge. Once customers enable ZXLink, they can select to automatically activate it on future compatible models to further streamline fleet management.
July 16, 2021

In this article we’ll take a look at how industry norms have been affected by supply chains, demand, and worker shortages. We’ll also follow these trends to forecast the future of both residential and commercial construction for the immediate future as well as the next 5 and 10 year periods.
July 15, 2021

Starting July 14th, 2021, customers will no longer need to renew their JDLink connectivity service subscription and can enable their JDLink service on any compatible machine in their organization at no additional charge. Additionally, once customers enable JDLink connectivity, they can select to automatically activate all future JDLink compatible models, streamlining fleet management. With this update to the JDLink service offering, it is easier than ever before for customers to maximize machine productivity and minimize downtime.
July 14, 2021

Volvo Construction Equipment is entering the 50-ton class for excavators with two models — the EC530E and EC550E — that have digging and lifting forces normally found in 60-ton machines, giving contractors the performance they need to excel in heavy-duty digging, mass excavation and large-scale site preparation.
July 8, 2021

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