Major Benefits for Dealers Who Rent Out Equipment

The equipment rental segment is booming. With most contractors saying they plan to grow or maintain their rental use, the American Rental Association predicts the rental industry to reach $60 billion by 2020! This makes sense; after all, there are some major benefits for consumers, for whom rentals provide the affordability, simplicity, and flexibility to accomplish more jobs and grow their business. This is all great news for equipment dealers who stand to exponentially expand profitability through rentals, in both direct and indirect ways. That’s why today we’re exploring the Major Benefits for Dealers Who Rent Out Equipment!! Continue reading “Major Benefits for Dealers Who Rent Out Equipment”

Equipment Trader’s Top 5 Articles of 2017

Wow. It seems like just yesterday that we were wrapping up 2016, and now here we are marking the end of 2017!! It’s been a big year here on the Equipment Trader blog — actually it’s been far-and-away our biggest year ever!!

We went from writing just a few posts in 2016, to this year publishing a post every single week, earning tens of thousands of views!! We cannot thank you enough for contributing to this huge success by following us here on the blog, and also on Facebook and Twitter. Continue reading “Equipment Trader’s Top 5 Articles of 2017”

4 Factors to Consider Before Buying Used Truck Scales

Industries from construction and agriculture to logistics and transportation use various truck scales for diverse weighing needs. However, paying a small fortune for new equipment — or paying frequent rent that keeps adding up — might not be feasible for many businesses. The trick is to find the right truck scale that doesn’t break the bank, but still offers a superior weighing solution. Continue reading “4 Factors to Consider Before Buying Used Truck Scales”

7 Quick Tips for Selling Used Equipment

From digital advertising and emerging technological tools, to customer service and business lessons we’ve learned over the past 20 years, the Equipment Trader blog strives to offer you lots of helpful information for selling your equipment. If you’re familiar with us, you know that Equipment Trader exists to bring buyers and sellers together. On our website, there are millions of visitors browsing over 100,000 pieces of equipment from over 900 dealers – so it’s safe to say say we know a little bit about selling equipment!! Recently on the blog, we’ve been discussing buying used equipment, so now seemed like the perfect time to cover 7 Quick Tips for SELLING Used Equipment! Continue reading “7 Quick Tips for Selling Used Equipment”

How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying: Researching the Dealer

Used equipment – there are some ”Big-As-F” Reasons to Buy and we’ve spent the past few weeks discussing Tips for Making a Purchase. The most important step in buying any older machinery is to learn as much as you can about the equipment, its past, and the owner/dealer/seller. Recently, we covered important considerations for Inspecting the Machine and Learning the History. Today, we’ll continue to look at How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying by discussing what goes into Researching the Dealer!! Continue reading “How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying: Researching the Dealer”

How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying: Learning the History

There are some ”Big-As-F” Reasons to Buy Used Equipment, which is why we’ve been outlining Quick Tips for Buying Used Equipment. The most important step in buying any older machinery is to learn as much as you can about the equipment, its history, and the seller. Recently, we covered important considerations for Inspecting the Machine. Today, we’ll continue to look at How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying by discussing what goes into Learning the History!! Continue reading “How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying: Learning the History”

How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying: Inspecting the Machine

There are some “Big-As-F” Reasons to Buy Used Equipment and we’ve already provided 8 Quick Tips for Buying Used Equipment. Because the most important step in buying any used equipment is to learn as much as you can about the machine, its history, and the seller, we’re taking some extra time to describe How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying!! Today, we’ll look at what goes into Inspecting the Machine!! Continue reading “How to Evaluate Used Equipment Before Buying: Inspecting the Machine”

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, we’ve previously identified 4 Big-As-F Reasons to Buy Used Equipment. To help out with your used purchases, today we’ve assembled 8 Quick Tips for Buying Used Equipment!! Continue reading “8 Quick Tips for Buying Used Equipment”

4 Big-As-F Reasons to Buy Used Equipment

From replacing broken machines to expanding your business, there are many reasons why you may look to purchase equipment. At Equipment Trader, we always want to help our customers find the very best equipment for their lives and work! Our site carries both new and used machinery. For some buyers, shiny new products will be tempting, but for many, the best option will be used equipment. Why’s that? Glad you asked; we created this article specially to share the many benefits of used equipment! To make it memorable, we thought of a mnemonic device based on a certain letter… So keep reading to discover 4 Big-As-F Reasons to Buy Used Equipment!

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