should you rent or buy heavy construction equipment?

My husband is a contractor that does all sorts of jobs. There have been times that he has had to turn down a job because he didn't have some of the equipment that he needed to do the job right. Other jobs require that he rents some heavy construction equipment. We have been trying to decide if we should invest in purchasing some of that equipment that he needs or if it is better to continue renting it. Go through our blog to learn about purchasing heavy construction equipment. Here, you will learn the cost of purchasing and maintaining versus renting it.

Planning A Plant Relocation? Essential Points To Make Your Move Easier


Do you own or oversee a plant that will be relocating soon? If so, there are a number of things you can do to ensure that the relocation goes smoothly. The following points are a few things to keep in mind.

Check out the condition of existing equipment.

You likely have some machines in your plant that are no longer working. There may even be machines that have been deemed obsolete. It would be ideal to get rid of any machines that will not be used at the new location. You can do this by selling the machines. Recycling is another option. There is a possibility that you could qualify for tax deductions by choosing these options. If you attempt to relocate machines that you know your company no longer needs, the cost of your plant relocation services may be higher due to costs associated with moving heavy equipment.  Also, if your new location has different dimensions, there may not be enough space to accommodate extra machines.

Inventory and photograph equipment that will go to the new location.

When it is time to move equipment to your new location, an inventory list is essential. However, a visual piece of the equipment is also ideal, and digital photographs will provide a good visualization of the equipment. These measures will ensure that the equipment you have arrives at the new location in the same condition it was in prior to shipping and ensure proper setup. For example, inventorying and photographing the equipment can aid in ensuring that similar pieces of equipment are not confused with each other and accidentally set up in the wrong place. For example, you may have two machines that are the same make and model, but one of them may have a history of malfunctioning, which results in it only being needed and used as a backup machine. 

A plant relocation services provider is a good resource to use to ensure that all details pertaining to your relocation are addressed. It is ideal to use their services because they can consult with you and determine the best approach to ensuring that your relocation is efficient and causes minimal interference to your daily business operations. For example, it might be best to perform a transitional relocation that involves gradually moving and setting up equipment over the course of a few weekends to ensure that your business has minimal downtime. 


26 April 2017