Setting up to make their own hydraulic hoses in August 2016, this Taupo based logging contractor has proven a track record of significant financial and time savings.
Being a large-scale operation with a crew in Lake Taupo Forest, 3 crews in Kinlieth Forest and 3 crews doing stems in Kaingaroa Forest, Owner Ron says downtime and the cost to his company were the big drivers in setting up to make their own hoses.
Ron services his crews with a workshop setup and mobile unit set up in a ute.
Choosing to partner with BOA was easy for Ron. When we ask why, he says the 4 main points were the outstanding BOA service, the products being recognised brands and of high quality, the way BOA is hands on with the set up including providing labelled parts bins, and the comprehensive training of his operators to ensure they were competent to make hoses.
“I’m saving up to 50% on some other suppliers, so that’s good for me and good for my pocket!”
– Ron, Taupo Based Logging Contractor
Now, nearly 2 years on, Ron says the results speak for themselves. “The two areas we save the most is the uptime of our machines – our machines are going all the time, and that alone is huge. When the machines are broken down, no money. Another place that we do save is in the cost of the hoses, I’m saving up to 50% on some other suppliers, so that’s good for me and good for my pocket!”