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Better productivity. Higher uptime. Lower costs. Those are goals we can all agree on—and Cat® rental equipment and machine technologies can help you make them a reality on your jobsites. Check out the options available and discover how they can help you get more out of your operation every day.

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Cat Connect Construction Technology

Is your business ready for construction technology? Get started with Cat® Connect.

For the last three years, Site Prep magazine’s Machine Control Survey has indicated rising interest in machine control and guidance technologies. Many users have gone on the record talking about how technology reduces operating costs and increases margins. And yet, in this struggling economy, it’s easy to understand why many contractors...

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Cat Connect GRADE technologies assist in cost-reduction strategy

Your best cost-reduction strategy—technology.

“No matter the fleet size, no matter the application, we can find a combination of technologies and services to deliver value to every customer. Even if they only own one piece of equipment, we can find something that works for them.” John Thomas, Construction Technology & Solutions Marketing Manager Don Nusbaum...

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Choosing the right work tools.

Push productivity higher with the right work tools

Nobody is more familiar with your equipment and what it can handle than you are, but even the most experienced owner/operators can run into challenges when working multiple jobsites, applications and attachments. It may seem overly simple, but when choosing work tools, it’s critically important to know your machine configuration...

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Cat Equipment Rental

Equipment rental trend stays strong

The Wells Fargo Finance 2014 Construction Industry Forecast reports that equipment rental will remain strong in 2014. More contractors report they will be renting more in 2014 than 2013. Virtually every rental distribution channel indicates that it will maintain or grow the size of its rental fleets this year. Whether you...

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Here are just a few tips to help you keep your numbers accurate and your margins healthy.

Know your numbers

While it’s certainly tempting to delegate the financials to the accountant, the accountant is only running the numbers, not running your jobs. In such a competitive environment, jobs could be won on the narrowest of margins, so it’s critical that your numbers be highly accurate. Here are just a few...

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Technology Quiz

Find out if you are ahead of the curve when it comes to construction technology awareness: 1. GPS and telematics are the same. a. True b. False 2. Which of the following does earthwork cut-and-fill software substantially decrease? a. Take-off accuracy b. Number of projects to bid on c....

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Taking Control of Your Costs Helps You Find the Right Size of Your Fleet

In the years prior to 2008, many construction companies increased their fleet size to meet the demands of increasing workload. However, as annual construction spending plummeted—from a high of over $1 trillion to below $800 billion (2012)—companies have been working to find new ways to reduce costs and effectively manage...

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OUTSOURCING CAN REDUCE COSTS

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX—OUTSOURCING CAN REDUCE COSTS AND SPARK NEW BUSINESS GROWTH

Cost reduction is a constant effort for every business. Our typical approach is to sharpen the pencils—and find lower-cost materials, employees and equipment. But in our most recent economic challenge, straight-up cost cutting wasn’t enough. According to industry experts including Deloitte Consulting and Accenture, outsourcing was a strategy that emerged...

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RENTALS CONTINUE GROWTH TREND

RENTALS CONTINUE GROWTH TREND

In a survey of over 70,000 business owners, CEOs, managers and procurement professionals between 2011 and 2014, Purchasing.com found that heavy equipment rentals continue to increase across the nation, with an increase of 75% from 2013 to 2014. Even larger increases included: Rentals for compact truck loaders shot up 925%. Wheel...

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The next generation of businesses will be composed of people and technology working side by side to achieve better results and tackle bigger challenges.

TECHNOLOGY—THINK OF IT AS THE NEWEST ADDITION TO YOUR WORK CREW

As the calendar year comes to a close, it seems like we spend a lot of time thinking and planning for what comes next. In that same spirit, Accenture conducted its first Technology Vision survey, polling more than 2,000 business and technology executives across nine countries and 10 industries, in...

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Cat AccuGrade, a GPS grade control system

Grow your competitive edge…even in a slow economy

Even though technology products have been available for years, research indicates that adoption rates for technology on construction machines remain relatively low. That means integrating new technologies into your equipment mix offers an excellent opportunity to separate your business from your competitors. That’s been the experience of Jon Fye, owner of...

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How do you know if the rental option is a good fit for you?

5 REASONS TO CONSIDER EQUIPMENT RENTAL NOW

The construction industry continues its slow but steady recovery. In fact, a recent Purchasing.com survey revealed the most positive industry outlook since 2009. And although purchasing continues to be the top financial option for construction owners (with 59% of respondents choosing it), decision-makers are increasingly renting construction equipment, and they’re...

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Excavator Tips

ONE SIZE DOESN’T FIT ALL: TIPS FOR RIGHT SIZING YOUR EXCAVATOR

Excavators offer your worksites a tremendous range of power and versatility. Because there are so many machines and options to choose from, it can be a complex process to determine what model will deliver the most productivity at the lowest operating cost. With today’s tight bidding climate, it only makes...

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ARE YOU READY FOR WHAT TECHNOLOGY CAN BRING TO YOUR WORKSITE?

Take this quick quiz and get your technology readiness rating. It's as easy as one, two, three. 1. Take this quiz. 2. Calculate your score below. 3. Get your technology readiness rating. ...

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SEE HOW EASY IT IS TO REACH TARGET GRADE UP TO 45% FASTER

Cat® GRADE with Assist combines control technologies and automated boom and bucket movements to make grading faster and easier. Operators using this feature can reach target grade up to 45% faster than those working manually.   For the full article, click here. Want to see how much you can save with...

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5 REASONS TO PUT TECHNOLOGY ON YOUR TO DO LIST

Getting more done at the lowest cost is the goal. Seems simple enough, but as we all know the challenges are many...

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Rental Machines

GET ANSWERS TO YOUR TECHNOLOGY QUESTIONS WITH RENTAL MACHINES

Your Cat dealer's rental machines are loaded with technologies that improve safety, productivity and fuel efficiency...

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#BOOM

What’s the latest word on construction equipment rental? BOOM! Demand for rental machines continues to rise—in North America and around the world—according to a new report by Global Market Insights, a leading provider of research and consulting services. Construction equipment rental in the US may approach $15 billion in 2017, on its way to the $23-billion mark by 2024. Why’s rental so popular?

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