About MPC Earthmoving
About Eather Group
Value can mean different things to different people in construction. To most contractors, procurement is driven by value for money. However, it's important to remember that the lowest price is not the only indicator of value, and an offer can represent serious non-cost benefits like fitness for purpose, quality, delivery, service, support and sustainability impacts. I caught up with Ben Brown, Business Development Manager of H2flow, South East Queensland's leading water services carrier, to ask some questions about the hire industry and the direction it's heading in.
Established in 2007, Zaxcav8 Civil Contractors is a leading supplier for civil works and haulage in South East Queensland and more recently, Auckland New Zealand. With a focus on reducing their downtime, they realised that in order to reach this goal they had to focus on establishing a streamlined marketing strategy that drew traffic to their brand and helped increase qualified leads for their business.
Affordable Earthworx’s high standard of work help reel in customers, but they have fought to capture that large scale project which gets their gear on site for a lengthy period. Within six months of listing as a PlantMiner supplier, Affordable Earthworx has increased their fleet utilisation, boosted their online presence … and landed a major client.
When the company first started in 2011, Avid Hire focused on crosshiring equipment to larger hire companies. But what Mark found was that more and more firms were affected by the downturning market, and companies began to consolidate existing equipment and dispose of assets. It was increasingly difficult to utilise his fleet and the decision was made to adopt a more direct approach to the market.