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Job Vacancy

New Role: In House Sales / Customer Service Executive Job Description: • Generating new sales leads by singing up suppliers on free trial. • Identifying and qualifying sales opportunities. • Must demonstrate ownership and personal responsibility regarding delivery of revenue targets. • Efficiently managing a sales pipeline. • Identify decision makers and budget holders to complete…

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CAT maintain lead over Komatsu and Volvo

The eagerly awaited updated figures for parts requests have been released for the past six months. CAT still retain their top position with 20% of all parts requests submitted followed by Komatsu, Volvo, JCB and Hitachi. Previously only the top five made it into the list but it was decided to stretch this out to…

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It’s Movember!!

Who will be growing Parts this Movember? Send us your pictures so we can judge the best!!  

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Not “Sub-thing” you see everyday!

Look what we spotted passing the office window this morning. Wonder if they need any parts… A Marine engine perhaps?

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Qatar World Cup 2022 comes at the price of human life.

Doha is a hive of construction activity with the 2022 World Cup development plans in full swing.  However the allegations of workers mistreatment is overshadowing any positive press it might bring to the region.  With many of the workers coming from Nepal and India reports suggest that on average 400 workers are dying every year….

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10,000 Requests and a 10,000 ft Drop!!

  In honour of our 10,000th Parts Request our very own and very brave Mary-Jane will be taking part in a Charity 10,000 ft Skydive this Saturday the 7th September! We don’t know what to be more excited about, 10,000 satisfied Buyers or 10,000 ft Free fall?!!? Good Luck Mary-Jane – we will be safe…

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Competition Increases for Fire Damaged Machines

Prices for the fire damaged, or general machines for spare parts, at the recent Euro Auction in Leeds were remarkably high. Biding between competing dismantlers was fierce as they all try to increase their inventory of available used parts. Even though there has been a marked decrease in the scrap value of the metal, this increase in…

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Beware of Scammers

We have been made aware of a particularly nasty scam that everybody dealing across international borders should be aware of. Somebody hacked into their Yahoo email account and saw that they had agreed to purchase a machine.  After the vendor emailed the invoice they copied the invoice, changed the bank details and then contacted the…

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Komatsu overtakes Volvo & JCB

Analysis of the second quarter part requests from around the world have revealed that Komatsu has overtaken Volvo and JCB as the second highest brand when compared to the first quarter.  Cat continue to hold the top position however the gap between it and the following 4 brands is narrowing.  In descending order the top…

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Obama compares Bridges in the US to people on Medicare

There are thousands of bridges throughout the USA that are in dire need of either repair or replacement. Many face the problem however that the designs are so old it would be more prudent to tear down and replace with modern new bridges built with modern construction methods and machinery.   Obama’s suggests congress pass his…

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