Shop-Overhead Webinar at Redesigned

September 28, 2010 will host a free webcast on how to use benchmarks to judge shop overhead. Exclusive research gives insight into the numbers, perspective on their meaning, and specific ways to use benchmarks in your shop.

Rod Sutton, Construction Equipment's editor in chief, will lead the discussion. Joining him will be Mike Vorster of Virginia Tech, who teaches the Construction Equipment Institute and writes "Equipment Executive"; and Preston Ingalls of TBR Strategies, a consultant specializing in improving maintenance reliability.

The webcast will include:

  • Presentation of the Construction Equipment benchmarks
  • Strategies/best-practices from firms in construction and other industry sectors
  • Ideas on how to track costs
  • Strategies on how to use benchmarking to reduce maintenance costs and boost overall company profitability

The webcast will take place April 26, 2006, from 11 a.m. until noon CST. To register, visit

CE's website redesign — the online resource for equipment professionals — relaunched in January with a new design. Above are screen captures that illustrate how to find the information you need for equipment purchases, maintenance and management, as well as the latest on product introductions.