Landscaper Census Results from Lawn & Landscape Magazine

Recently, Lawn & Landscape Magazine tackled a first-ever landscaper census. They did this to gain a better view of what the average landscaper and lawn care operator is like, and shared it. The results were from 300+ owners or principals of landscape or lawn care businesses and not a single question was about mowers.

If you’re a landscaper, you can see how like or unlike you are in the larger pool of landscapers. We think it’s an interesting read, whether you’re in the landscape and lawn care arena or not. Check out the article.

eServices – a Self-Service Site for our Full-Service Dealership

24/7 Document Access

Your purchase history is easily accessed and organized

PFW eServices is our integrated e-business application that offers you as a customer the around-the-clock ability to electronically access your account and equipment information. Much like the convenience offered by online banking, our eServices portal means that your purchase records are available to you at any time. There’s no need to pick up the phone to request an invoice and no reason to take up space maintaining paper files. That’s one step closer to a paperless office! When you need to reconcile an account statement or look at the equipment services performed, you can just log into your eServices account and access that information immediately. A convenient sort function lets you search by date range or invoice type, helping you find what you need in no time.
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Is your Company on a Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine Top 75 List?

Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine is doing a survey. Their goal is to develop top contractor listings in the Paving, Sealcoating, Striping, Sweeping and Pavement Repair areas. Congratulations to the customers of ours who made it into one, more or all the sweet 75 lists last year. Well represented is the Chicagoland area! Continue reading

Used Equipment Spotlight: 2010 Toro TRX-26 Walk-Behind Trencher (Video)

The Used Equipment Spotlight is a recurring segment where we
highlight featured items from our used inventory.

Check out our Toro TRX-26 trencher, available for sale or for rent:

For photos and pricing click here  

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When Is That Last Frost Date Already?

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The ground is thawing, and conditions are opening up for ground work, but when will be the last spring frost? Here’s a couple of last frost date estimates, all in different formats: Continue reading

Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Construction Industry Forecast for 2015

The Wells Fargo Equipment Finance 2015 Construction Industry Forecast surveys construction contractors and equipment distributors to gather insight into current business conditions and trends. The survey measures their feel for construction activity in the upcoming year.

The US National Optimism Quotient (OQ) is the main metric for measuring. It gives an indication of optimism about the coming year compared to the previous year. You’ll be happy to know that the OQ for 2015 hit an all-time high! It showed broad consensus among contractors and equipment distributors across the US that there will be year-over-year improvement in nonresidential construction activity in 2015 vs. 2014. Continue reading

New Holland Voice of the Next Gen Facebook Contest

Most of us around here can relate the Florida Georgia Line song “Dirt”. You’ve probably seen that’s it’s been number one on the Billboard charts, seen it on YouTube or you have it in a playlist on your phone.

Well, New Holland is hosting the Voice of the Next Generation Facebook Contest as a part of their 120th Year Anniversary celebration. You can see Tyler Hubbard and New Holland explain the contest: Continue reading

Product Spotlight: Toro Dingo Compact Utility Loader and its Attachment Versatility (Video)

Our product spotlight is the Toro Dingo Compact Utility Loader. The low ground pressure on these machines makes them ideal for spring use on your projects as the ground thaws. The Dingos are powerful yet still compact and light on turf. Their versatility is magnified by the many attachments they power, and there are dozens:

See our lineup of new Toro equipment and versatile attachments. Questions on Toro equipment? We’re here for you!

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Rental Special: FREE Day of Rental on a Toro Dingo

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From now until April 30th, 2015, rent a Toro Dingo with us for a day and get an extra day FREE!*  It’s a chance for you to get your spring projects off and running while saving some cash. When you add a Dingo to a job site, it gives you a lot of versatility and power in a compact package. Continue reading

Parts Special: 20% OFF a Complete Set of New Holland Filters

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March is the time for spring maintenance! Those skid steers and wheel loaders have run all winter, and you can bet the filters took a beating.  If you’ve kept up with the scheduled maintenance (and you wouldn’t skip on that now, would you?) then you know any extra winter hours put on the machine have bumped up the service schedule.

Lucky for you now is the perfect time to stock up on replacement filters because for the month of March we’re knocking 20% OFF the price of a complete set of New Holland filters. This goes for any piece of New Holland equipment, so we’re talking skid steers, track loaders, backhoes, wheel loaders, excavators – you name it!  Get stocked, save money and get set for spring.

Offer expires March 31, 2015.  Contact the store nearest you to order!

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