To recognize tax savings through Section 179 for 2018, your new (or used!) equipment must be purchased and placed into service by 12/31/2018.
January 2, 2018, was a great day for your business. That’s because H.R.1, also known as The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, was signed into law, and it created a new opportunity for you to add equipment to your fleet. Continue reading →
CDK MyDealer Access is a 24/7 readily accessible application that will assist you in handling your equipment fleet management via mobile device or computer. In the My Equipment section for a particular machine, you can review service contracts, request new service, monitor the statuses of open work orders and add or review service history. Machine details such as hours are added or updated here. You can indicate in the application that you’re ready to trade or sell the machine or that you no longer own it. Check it out:
Martin Implement would like to express its extreme gratitude to our customers for the feedback they’ve submitted through our SATISFYD survey program. Your support of our dealership has earned us recognition as a 2018 SATISFYD Top Dealer. SATISFYD annually selects its top 55 performers from a client base of over 1,000 equipment dealers. In the words of SATISFYD President & CEO, Ryan Condon, “The Top Dealer Award is presented only to a dealer group that exemplifies superior customer satisfaction, achieves best-in-class customer experience scores and makes a profound impact on the dealership and customers.” Continue reading →
How did the weather forecaster sites stack up this last year? We revisited ForecastAdvisor (which shows you the accuracy of the major weather forecasters by zip code and more), and it gave us the latest rundown on Chicago, IL. Continue reading →
Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau was in for a visit with Martin Implement’s ownership group this afternoon. Prior to winning the mayoral election in April of last year, Keith was well acquainted with Martin Implement through his business, GroundsKeeper Lawncare. Mayor Pekau was kind enough to acknowledge our company’s 73-year tenure with the village and to ask what resources would benefit the business community. He shared an exciting vision for Orland Park of the future! Continue reading →
The 5th annual iLandscape Show put together by the ILCA kicks off at the end of this month. As always, a stellar lineup of speakers, education and industry fun is in store, and we look forward to connecting with you.
We’ll be in attendance each of the three days, Wednesday, January 31st through Friday, February 3rd. The show starts at 9 am on Wednesday through Friday until 4:30 pm (ending earlier on Friday) with special scheduled events to follow. Continue reading →
Positive online reviews are vital for landscape businesses, as they are for any small business. Why? Recent stats indicate people trust online reviews as much as a recommendation from someone they know, and reviews can impact the trust of possible new customers that intend to buy. There’s a guide that’ll go over the top 5 review sites you’ll want to consider if you’re in the landscaping industry and bonus: tips on how to succeed leveraging the platform. Earning positive reviews in the right places can bring customers your way, so you’ll want check out this guide.