Updated: Apr 6, 2020
Tailored for a mix of owners, operators, and fleet managers, The Scoop provides practical, expert information on equipment, business operations, and emerging technologies that can help construction professionals with day-to-day equipment management, operation, and selection.
“We started The Scoop to share the wealth of expertise found within Volvo with the rest of the construction industry,” said Volvo CE Digital Marketing Director John Johnston. “Regardless of what brands of equipment you run, we want The Scoop to be a place where construction equipment professionals can turn for information that will help them in their daily lives. Recent posts include wheel loader maintenance tips, how to improve excavator fuel efficiency, and how excessive machine idling affects profits.”
Written by a core group of experienced product managers and segment experts at Volvo, the blog posts focus on four categories:
Equipment includes excavators, wheel loaders, and articulated haulers
Business operations includes equipment management and selection, ways to control costs, and operator training
Technology includes telematics, payload management, site simulation, and machine control
Applications includes construction, quarry/aggregates, demolition, and waste/scrap