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Sometimes Less is More

Don’t buy more equipment, buy smarter Excess is relative, but occasionally we forget this. When it does happen, we opt to spend more when we could have managed with less. Scores of customers walk through our doors each and every day looking to buy equipment, which is something you won’t find us complaining about. However, what is important, is that they walk out having made a decision about their equipment purchase that won’t come back to haunt them in the near future. While a good buy at an appropriate time can help build your company, a poorly planned purchase can put you a few steps behind the competition. Two key principles need to be observed, and you will be familiar

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Scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours – Partnerships

Discover the undeniable value of partnerships No man is an island; your business shouldn’t be one either. Forming the right partnerships can play a large part in your business’s future success. A partnership is a mutually beneficial arrangement between two noncompeting businesses. We understand how relying on your own resources, efficiency and objectives can be attractive; however, working together with a reputable organisation that has similar interests – but doesn’t compete with your directly – can vastly improve your potential for success. The benefits of forming solid partnerships Everybody wins – Referral, recommendation, rewarding experience Firstly, you need to have a thorough understanding of your customers and any products or services that they are looking for, that you can’t provide.

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Why it’s important to look after your equipment

The day-to-day running of any service business can be so absorbing and time-consuming that a job like equipment maintenance can easily be shelved in favour of more pressing matters. However, keeping any equipment in good nick is essential for various reasons, and neglecting to do so could have serious consequences. Because every-day schedules can be demanding, the best course of action whenever you have a new piece of equipment is to immediately diarise regular maintenance checks. The regularity of those checks will depend on the kind of machinery and the critical safety parts of the equipment, which might require more frequent attention than others. Manufacturers’ instructions will almost always provide guidance on a maintenance schedule; ignore these at the possible

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Treating Your Clients Well

Give customers the service they want and watch your business thrive Walt Disney said, “Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.” You may not have a Disney-styled truck rental business but that doesn’t mean your customer service should be anything less than ideal. Give your customers what they want and not what you think they need. This message should become clearer through your sales staff taking notice of what your clients want. Catering to your consumers’ needs is paramount; it’s often what differentiates a great business from a mediocre one. Which one do you want your company to be? Here are a few tips on how to treat your

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How do you know if Truck Driving is for you

Some insights into the world of trucking and learning to understand if it suits you and your career aspirations.

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5 Benefits of Hiring a Truck & Trailer

If you’re a business with a need for trucks and trailers, this blog will outline why it may be better to rent rather than buy.

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Bringing Truck Hire & Rental into the 21st Century

In 2015, Truckworld Rentals have introduced new initiatives to protect customers, help the environment and save time! The new initiative was designed to increase productivity of truck hire and rental, and reduce the collection and return times for drivers. All of this is done while increasing pre-hire accuracy recording, and saving the environment at the same time by reducing the annual printing of more than 20,000 pieces of paper. Implemented last week, and after a few minor technical tweaks, the initiative is now running effectively and meeting the objectives of the project. In summary, every Truckworld asset has its own DNA in the form of a barcode that will stay with the asset for life. The barcodes are used to

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