Advice & Tips

Find articles about selling, shopping for, and buying heavy equipment, commercial trucks, trailers, and parts online. From must-have attachments to insider buying advice and costs, we cover everything you need to know before selling your equipment or making your next purchase.

In this article, we’re breaking down some of the pros and cons of buying a box truck from dealerships, rental companies, and private sellers.
December 15, 2022

Selling machinery is not a daunting task but your results can vary based upon the amount of work you put into your products' listings. Whether you are looking to sell heavy equipment, machinery, commercial trucks, trailers, or parts, here are five tips to getting better results and attracting more buyers.
December 12, 2022

What is a Federal excise tax? How does it impact the heavy truck and trailer industries? Get help wrapping your head around FETs with this handy piece and video.
December 8, 2022

As the saying goes, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This also goes for your pre-sleep routine. If your idea of a pre-sleep routine is simply to turn off the light and jump into bed, you may be greatly limiting your potential for highly restorative sleep.

November 22, 2022

Even more than test-driving a car or truck, buying a sleeper semi-truck is a unique shopping experience. On one hand, you’re looking at the vehicle as a work truck. On the other hand, the experience is akin to inspecting an apartment you’re considering moving into.
November 8, 2022

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. 
October 28, 2022

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!
July 1, 2022

Life on the road can be tough, but there are some simple ways to offset its ill effects. In addition to the hazards of the road, long-haul truckers are some of the most susceptible to a wide array of health conditions—ranging from obesity and heart disease and diabetes to anxiety and depression. Learn how to offset some of the hardships of the lifestyle of a truck driver by making just a few tweaks to your daily decisions.
June 24, 2022

Learn what is considered low or average mileage for a used semi truck for sale in his handy article.
June 21, 2022

Ever wondered how to operate a backhoe? Now is your chance to sit behind the wheel (and levers) of these do-it-all machines.
June 21, 2022

From dozers and wheel loaders to skid steers and backhoes, use the following heavy equipment advice and checklists to feel more confident making your big purchase.
June 16, 2022

Got water up against your house? Learn how to keep surface water away from your foundation for a dry crawlspace, basement, or home.
June 7, 2022

In this guide, we’re going to discuss the specifics of commercial truck leasing—from loan terms to pros and cons—and explore which type of lease will best suit your needs and scenario.
June 6, 2022

There's no reason why your yard should be underwater after a downpour. In this guide, you'll learn how a French works as well as how to design and install a French drain your own yard. 
May 27, 2022

To optimize the performance of your excavator, you’ll need the right attachments for the job. In this piece, we’re going to introduce you to the most popular excavator attachments as well as discuss their applications, costs, and how to acquire said equipment. 
May 19, 2022

Are you searching for new or used forklifts for sale but not sure what will best suit your needs? Use this handy forklift buying guide to help narrow your search.
May 5, 2022

Skid Steer Loaders are an invaluable resource for any construction, landscaping, or material handling project. When operating a skid steer, not only can you haul materials, but with the right attachments, you can also lift pallets, dig, grade and do lots more. So get ready – because you are about to learn how to operate a skid steer in roughly five minutes or less.
March 23, 2022

Buying a new or used semi trailer doesn’t have to be a headache. In this guide, we’re going to answer all your semi-trailer buying questions related to your need, trailer styles, budget, financing, sellers, and much more.
February 9, 2022

What is the best ice melt substance? What is the best spreader truck? Let's "spread" some light on the right tools for snow and ice management.
February 4, 2022

Learn the basics of how to operate a forklift, what safety procedures are required, and how to successfully train your team.
January 27, 2022

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