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If You Don't List Exclusively, You Might Be Losing Money

Posted on: May 29, 2018 - 08:00 AM | Market Trends
Much like with a real estate agent listing a home, some heavy equipment brokers may ask that you list your product with them exclusively for a period of time. While it may seem like a better idea to list your equipment in a variety of places, this is most often not the case. Why? Broker competition reduces your equipment’s price Brokers who take exclusive listings take accountability. They are motivated to work harder to sell your equipment quickly because they have a greater opportunity to receive a commission for doing so. In addition, listing your machine in more than one... More

Top 5 Factors in Pricing Used Heavy Equipment

Posted on: May 28, 2018 - 04:00 AM | General
Infographic: Top 5 Factors in Pricing Used Heavy Equipment A knowledgeable and experienced heavy equipment broker can help guide buyers and sellers through the process of listing and buying used equipment to arrive at the most fair and accurate price for everyone. To learn more about the wood waste recycling industry and ways to address future “green” market trends contact one of our equipment specialists at Apollo You can visit us online or call 800-982-2844.

Become More Efficient-The Importance of Maintenance

Posted on: May 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM | Best Practices
In our research with grinding companies, we discovered that equipment downtime can negatively impact revenues by as much as 36%. Downtime can result in lost jobs and worse, even clients.   Tub & Horizontal Grinding equipment owners shared that the biggest reason for down time was not following a scheduled maintenance plan and having easy access to replacement wear parts. Delays that result from having to wait for new parts to arrive or having to deal with unscheduled maintenance can be costly.    Keep Your Equipment Operating at Optimum Performance   Althoug... More

Going Green Means More Green For You

Posted on: May 14, 2018 - 07:00 AM | Market Trends
The Green Movement is much more than a trend and has transformed society’s priorities. Today, over 41% of consumers prefer to buy products and services from companies they perceive as “sustainable.” This changing customer demand has led many businesses to incorporate “green” business practices to increase revenues.   Recycling means business - From 1968 to 2011, recycling revenues grew from $4.6 billion to a staggering $236 billion, a growth of 5,100%. The number of people employed in the recycling industry has increased from 79,000 in the l... More

Northeast Forest Products Equipment Expo 2018

Posted on: May 11, 2018 - 10:14 AM | General
Photos from the Northeast Forest Products Equipment Expo 2018 Essex Junction, VT May 11th - 12th, 2018