March 2018

The Digital Transformation Is Here

Members of the construction equipment industry have little doubt that digital technology is going to transform the industry, according to a recent Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) survey.


Brian Frederick
It’s typically the largest operating expense for any construction fleet — maintenance and repair
Eric Stiles
What is “data extortion” and how can it affect my dealership?
Rep. Tom Cole (R-OKLA.)
When the American people elected President Trump and a Republican majority, they expected big things in 2017.
Lauren Kutchaw
Transport Canada rolled out a strategy they anticipate will save lives and support economic growth.
Lawrence Ramer
The relationships between Canada and a number of its major international trading partners remain turbulent and uncertain.
Melanie Baravik
Heading into 2017, the construction industry predicted a major uptick in the use of technology
Karen Algeo Krizman
Members of the construction equipment industry have little doubt that digital technology is going
Megan Mattingly-Arthur
Associated Equipment Distributors awarded anniversary plaques to more than 20 longtime member businesses during the Annual Membership Meeting at the 2018 AED Summit.
Karen Algeo Krizman
It wasn’t just construction equipment dealers who were looking to win big at this year’s AED Summit and CONDEX.
Marcia Gruver Doyle and Joy Powell
Attendance at the Associated Equipment Distributors meeting serves as a strong indication of how good – or bad – dealers are feeling about the year ahead.
Megan Mattingly-Arthur
Associated Equipment Distributors held its 2018 Summit and CONDEX event in Las Vegas in mid-January and, while many there were repeat attendees, there were quite a few new faces in the crowd.
Karen Algeo Krizman
Equipment dealers from across North America got a brief respite from this year’s cold, harsh winter
Steve Johnson
Congratulations to faculty and staff at Canyons Technical Education Center, Sandy, Utah, on achieving AED Foundation Recognition of the Heavy Duty Mechanics/Diesel Program.
Scott McPherson
As your new Great Lakes Regional Manager, I wanted to let you know about what we’ve been doing and what we have planned for the region.
Heidi Bitsoli
Supporting The AED Foundation helps build skilled workers for a future that needs them.
Brian P. McGuire
This spring, AED has all the tools you need to grow your business and motivate your employees.
Diane Benck
As the first chairwoman of AED, I realize that I represent the changing face of our industry. Somehow I survived in a field that was far less open-minded than the one that we have today.
Megan Mattingly-Arthur
Third-Generation Heavy Equipment Manufacturer Got His Start Helping With Inventory