Equipment Trader

How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying: Researching the Dealer

Learning about the dealer – and, if the dealer is selling on behalf of someone else, the original owner – is important supplemental information for establishing…

Upgrading Mayberry: Digital Ads Bring Business Into the Future

Some days we may wish for simpler times, like those in Mayberry, but business is no longer as easy as opening the doors to your dealership and waiting for…

8 Quick Tips for Buying Used Equipment

At Equipment Trader, we always want to help our customers find the very best equipment for their lives and work! Our website carries a huge inventory of new and used equipment. While new is the right choice for some, there are many benefits to used. To help out…

Heavy Machinery Used to Fight ISIS

In the battle the defeat the terrorist caliphate known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), bulldozers are finding an unlikely role in expelling the extremists out of the heart of urban areas. In cities like Mosul and Fallujah, Iraqi soldiers use dozers…

3 Solutions for Combating the Skilled Labor Shortage

It’s no secret that there is a shortage of skilled construction labor in our country. Across the U.S. there are approximately 200,000 openings in construction waiting to be filled. A big reason that industry ranks…

Bertha Being Dismantled After Record-Breaking Dig

Last month, Bertha, the world’s biggest “earth pressure balance boring machine” finished digging a gigantic tunnel under the city of Seattle to replace a damaged highway viaduct. Now she’s being pulled apart.

Rethinking Leads: Why We Should Embrace Emerging Opportunities

Before online ads and targeted emails, and even before telemarketing and robocalls, sales often involved door-to-door salesmen and saleswomen traveling across the country, pitching to strangers. It was the coldest call imaginable, but also…

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Looking Forward

It’s crazy how fast time flies. Twenty years ago, a movie ticket cost under $5, the average price for a new car was $16,000, boxer Mike Tyson was in the ring biting ears, and, at 21 years old, Tiger Woods had just become the youngest golfer to ever win the Masters. Equipment Trader – formerly Equipment Trader Online – has also come a long way in the past 20 years and continues to lead the industry in buying, selling, renting, and…

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Develop A Leading Voice

Dynamic leaders seem to effortlessly inspire employees, guide organizations to success, and even revolutionize industries. However, most of us are kept busy with day-to-day deadlines, weather delays, machine malfunctions, or just filling out an invoice correctly the first time. So how, you ask, do you develop a leading voice in your own life, business and industry when you’re already hard at work? Read on!