TAG: equipment

Lease or buy?

June 11, 2015By

Pros + Cons Leasing and buying are the primary ways landscape contractors add to their fleets, but don’t forget about renting. Here are some pros and cons for each option. Buying +Pro: Residual or resale value. You can trade it in down the road to offset the cost of the next equipment you buy. +Pro: Asset depreciation reduces your tax... read more

Ground Logic Pathfinder Spreader-Sprayer

April 22, 2015By

Ground Logic commercial grade equipment includes the Rover and Rover XR spreaders plus the Pathfinder and Pathfinder XC spreader-sprayers. The hopper capacity is 120 lbs. on the Rover and Pathfinder and 220 lbs. on the XR and XC models. The spray tank capacity is 12 gallons on the Pathfinder and 16 gallons on the Pathfinder XC. Our machines are an... read more

ClearSpan Fabric Structures

February 24, 2015By

ClearSpan Fabric Structures, for sand and salt storage, provide design/build and energy-efficient solutions for material, equipment and other storage needs. When the Stephenson County (Illinois) highway department needed to replace their material storage building that was lost in a storm, County Engineer Chris Isbell turned to ClearSpan Fabric Structures. “I determined that fabric buildings cost less and could be constructed quicker... read more

Club Car rolls out new attachment system

September 26, 2014By

Club Car recently introduced its VersAttach bed-based attachment system for its Carryall line of utility vehicles. The attachment system aims to organize and protect equipment in the beds of the utility vehicles. The system can fit up to 10 VersAttach tools, including standard, ratcheting and long tool holders; backpack blower racks; ladder racks; short and long bed dividers; cargo tie-downs;... read more

Ep. 94: Sean Martini on sourcing your materials and equipment

July 30, 2014By

Sean Martini, outside sales manager of Lawrenceville, N.J.-based Britton Industries, discusses getting all of your landscaping materials and equipment from the same location. Martini says the business model of one-stop shopping can: Save you money Reduce the time and materials you use Organize your jobs more effectively Maximize efficiency by having materials delivered and debris removed simultaneously Sean Martini began... read more

John Deere GreenFleet discounts available to NHLA members

June 10, 2014By

Exclusive equipment discounts, parts savings and other promotions are available to National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) members through the John Deere GreenFleet Loyalty Rewards Program. “NHLA is the leading trade association for Hispanics in the landscaping industry, and its members are becoming a growing force in the industry,” said Steve Wilhelmi, John Deere tactical marketing manager. “As a company, we... read more