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Equipment Maintenance Programs

Equipment Maintenance Programs

Machine uptime is crucial, which is why loggers cannot afford to ignore having a disciplined, structured maintenance program in place for key production machines in their fleet. Minimizing all possible opportunities for machine failures through maintenance and inspection reduces the overall opportunity for unscheduled downtime, and increases the likelihood of meeting production levels and schedules.

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    Recruiting and Retaining High-Quality Employees in a Shallow Labor Pool

    Recruiting and Retaining High-Quality Employees in a Shallow Labor Pool

    One of the toughest obstacles loggers face worldwide is recruiting and retaining quality employees. Due to increases in environmental and productivity demands, it is vital to have a skilled and competent workforce.

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      The Landing

      Click here to read the current issue of The Landing
      The Landing is a dealer-personalized, corporately-produced, 16-page publication that goes out to thousands of John Deere Forestry customers quarterly. Content focuses around new product introductions, customer testimonials, real stories from the woods, and product support programs.
      Highlights of the Spring 2017 edition:

      Tech Tips

      Follow these tire-maintenance tips to run your skidder for longer hours on fewer flats.

       

      International Corner

      Australia is home to kangaroos, koalas, the Outback – and a thriving forestry industry.

       

      Comfort Zone

      Keeping quality operators around means keeping them comfortable, which is why Deere invests in its cabs.

       

      Deere Gear

      L-Series Skidders now boast more horsepower, among other updates.

       

      Sweet Home

      Alabama logger, John McGowin, is right at home among some of the best pine-growing timberlands in the Southeast.

       

      Downtime

      Each year, Mackinac Bluffs Maple Farms produces thousands of gallons of maple syrup from its thousands of acres of pristine sugar maples.

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