February 2019

Meet the Chairman

Meet Your Chairman: 2019 AED Chairman, Michael Brennan of Bramco, LLC. Read about his journey within the construction equipment industry today!


Megan Mattingly-Arthur
Associated Equipment Distributors hosted its 2018 Small Dealer Conference in New Orleans in early November.
AED takes the lead on hours-of-service issues.
The U.S. Federal Reserve just announced an additional quarter-point increase in interest rates, bringing the borrowing rate to a range of 2.25 to 2.5 percent
Calling all finance managers, directors of finance, CFOs, vice presidents of finance, directors of accounting, controllers, account leaders, e-commerce managers, HR generalists...
Brad Wolff
Most companies struggle with employee disengagement. It’s costly in productivity, profitability and stress.
The first session of AED’s Leadership Development Institute (LDI) concluded this past October, and participants and instructors alike reported it to be a rewarding experience.
Last October, IntegraVision LLC, dba MGB & Company, became AED’s newest distributor member.
It’s not just heavy equipment dealers who make up the ranks of The AED Foundation. BOK Financial Equipment Finance Inc., is very interested
Megan Mattingly-Arthur
Brandeis Machinery & Supply Co. CEO values industry relationships and looks forward to helping AED and its members develop a stronger political voice in Washington and Ottawa.
Kyle Larkin
One the largest federal-provincial battles in decades is brewing in Canada and will certainly spill into 2019 leading up to the federal election.
Bruce Bunting
On the subject of field service vehicles, why does one size no longer fit all? We worked for years to achieve a specification that made field service trucks standard.
J. Griffin Ricker & Associates
For equipment dealers, a proactive approach to risk management is necessary to control costs and keep the business running smoothly.
Brian P. McGuire
2019 is in full swing, and right around the corner is our first conference after Summit: the Financial/HR Symposium