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Digital marketplaces have placed all manner of equipment at buyers’ fingertips—making buying heavy equipment and commercial trucks online an increasingly efficient and secure experience. Though many security protections exist, there will always be scammers employing deceitful methods to exploit buyers. 

October 20, 2023

Loftness, based out of Hector, Minn., has introduced its latest innovation: the Kwik Cut brush cutter skid steer attachment. This brush cutter attachment promises to be a game-changer, combining efficiency with durability.
September 26, 2023

In a comprehensive study, the average daily rental rates for half of the most popular equipment types showcased declines, while the other half saw modest increases. Among these, the Skid Steer Loader stood out, registering an impressive increase of 4.16% in its daily rental rate after witnessing a decline in Q1. This surge underscores the robust demand and renewed interest in this particular equipment type.
September 13, 2023

Electric-powered construction equipment can be found on work sites all over the world, so why haven’t heavy electric-powered commercial trucks taken off yet? Let’s explore what’s the hold up on EV rigs vs. EV equipment. 
September 12, 2023

In this piece, we’ll be highlighting our selection of the top 5 sleeper semi-trucks based on sales data, reviews, driver feedback, and expert analysis. We've considered factors such as fuel efficiency, comfort, maintenance costs, and durability, among others factors. These are just a few models that have stood out. 
July 28, 2023

When you buy used construction equipment, there are a lot of moving parts involved—and we're not just talking about the tracks, wheels, boom, and bucket. Let's take a look at resolving five of the most common hurdles folks like yourself encounter when buying used construction equipment for sale. 
July 24, 2023

Scratchin' your head over whether to buy or lease your construction equipment? In this comprehensive guide, we provide the short answer, the long answer, and everywhere in between to help you make an informed decision. 
July 19, 2023

Whether you’re firing up a new construction company, need to expand operations, or your older equipment is ready to be put out to pasture, the question remains: do you buy new construction equipment or look into used construction equipment for sale?
July 11, 2023

Scratching your head trying to decide between a compact loader and a skid steer? You're in the right place. Both machines have their perks, but which one is the right fit for you? Let's buckle up and delve into the nitty-gritty of each of these machines. 
July 6, 2023

What is the maximum load capacity of a lowboy trailer? What are the legal requirements for towing a lowboy trailer? How do I determine the right deck length for my needs? Can a lowboy trailer be customized? How long is the lifespan of my lowboy trailer? How can I find a reputable lowboy trailer manufacturer or dealer? Let's answer these questions today! 
June 7, 2023

“So, what are prices for dump trucks in 2023?”

The cost of dump trucks in 2023 can range from as low as $37,500 for used dump trucks or as high as $280,000 for new dump trucks—with an average from My Little Salesman being calculated as $158,250. These prices vary depending on the type of dump truck, payload capacity, engine, miles, features, age, condition, and other factors to be examined. 

May 31, 2023

When it comes to launching or expanding a business in the commercial trucking industry, one question tends to loom large — "How much does a new semi truck cost?" This article aims to provide you with a detailed understanding of the costs associated with new and used semi trucks, and factors that can impact the price.

May 25, 2023

While a CDL ensures that a truck driver understands the rules of the road and the technical aspects of operating a truck, there’s a lot you just have to learn by experience. Fortunately, hardworking veteran truck drivers are some of the most helpful people you’d hope to meet—especially to new drivers asking for help on online forum pages. This article is a summary of tips and advice from veteran truckers to rookie drivers—the tips they don’t necessarily teach in trucking school.

May 24, 2023

"What should I look for in a bulldozer?" "What size bulldozers are available?" "Can I use bulldozers to knock over trees?" Get the answer these questions and much more. 
April 26, 2023

When deciding upon what heavy equipment you can afford, the initial purchase price of the equipment is only the tip of the iceberg. Behind that upfront cost is a wide variety of associated costs for buying, keeping, and using said equipment. Let's look at them all. 
April 18, 2023

Heavy equipment is expensive—that’s a given. Still, wanting the best price is also a given. But here’s a secret that many don’t want you to know—many sellers are open to lowering their prices. And even if they’re not, the answer is always “no” until you ask.
March 27, 2023

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