Tag Archives: Volvo Construction Equipment

3 easy ways to reduce excavator total cost of ownership

3 easy ways to reduce excavator total cost of ownership

The cost of owning an excavator includes so much more than the initial purchase price. Fuel consumption, maintenance and depreciation all play an important role. By understanding these factors and choosing a machine that is equipped to control them, owners will get more from their excavator for less. 1. Vary …

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Volvo Approved Used Machines ‘just as reliable as new’

Volvo Approved Used machines just as reliable as new

Anders Sjöström, used equipment manager for Volvo CE Sales Region EMEA, explains how choosing Volvo Approved Used machines are as beneficial for a fleet as brand new machines. Why might someone consider buying a premium used machine instead of a new value machine? It’s circumstantial for our customers. For example, …

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High praise for Europe’s first Volvo front shovel excavator

High praise for Europes first Volvo front shovel excavator

In partnership with SNS, Volvo CE has supplied its first front shovel excavator in Europe to Slovakian dolomite mine operator Dolkam Šuja, meeting the customer’s preference over wheel loaders and backhoes. For more than 40 years, Slovakian dolomite mine operator Dolkam Šuja has tested every combination of machines in search …

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3 ways idling machines affect profitability

3 ways idling machines affect profitability

When a piece of construction equipment is idling, not only is it not contributing to production, it’s also costing you money. 1. Increased fuel costs Fuel is a major cost for every construction equipment owner so it’s important that each drop goes towards doing the work your company is paid …

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The three TCO tools every Volvo customer should know about

The three TCO tools every Volvo Construction Equipment customer should know about

Total cost of ownership depends on far more than the design and quality of a machine. Utilisation and operation are major contributors to profitability. Here are three tools all Volvo customers have at their disposal to dramatically reduce their running costs. 1. Insight Reports Volvo’s Insight Reports – comprising Fuel …

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5 ways to improve excavator fuel efficiency

5 ways to improve excavator fuel efficiency

Volvo CE offers many new technologies and services to help companies reduce spending on fuel and become more environmentally friendly in the process. Fuel is one of the largest expenses for most construction companies. Volvo CE has fitted its machines with fuel saving technology and offers many different fuel saving …

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5 reasons why oil analysis is essential for your machine

5 reasons why oil analysis is essential for your machine

Oil is the lifeblood of a machine. Regular checks help monitor its health, which is vital for maintaining maximum uptime and and minimum total cost of ownership. Five ways operator training can lower TCO 1. It increases profits Oil analysis is an unbeatable tool in increasing machine performance, which means …

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Top 3 telematics red flags to watch out for

Top 3 telematics red flags to watch out for

Connecting your machines is a powerful first step towards lowering your total cost of ownership. The insights provided by the data enable you to set targets and take actions for improvement in the areas that will have the greatest impact on your overall profitability. But where to start? Here are …

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