Realising any advantage in the highly competitive civil construction sector is highly sought after. Acquiring machinery which can lower costs and increase productivity can be key to achieving a better bottom line and boosting profitability. For contractors seeking an edge on winning jobs, take a look at the new CAT wheel loaders with features that claim to lower maintenance costs and are available with cheap equipment finance.
In a media release, CAT launched their new 980 and 982 medium wheel loaders that can deliver up to 12% lower maintenance costs compared to some previous models and are up to 10% more productive. Increased performance and improved efficiency in these new machines is achieved through the inclusion of an expanded technology platform.
Could these new CAT machines, acquired with cheap interest rate finance be a solution to your business realising greater productivity and profitability? Read on for more information.
New CAT Wheel Loaders: Overview
Features of the new CAT 982 and 980 series wheel loaders include:-
- Technology that delivers actionable information in real time such as an accurate weighing of the payloads in the bucket to facilitate easier loading to target dad. Includes low-lift weighing and manual functions for tip-off.
- The software is compatible with other scale house systems with functionality including Lists Management, Multitask and Manual Add Modes.
- Tyre slip and loading time is reduced with the auto set tyres which automate the bucket loading cycle. Claimed to achieve up to 10% increase in productivity.
- Application Profiles set multiple parameters with just the press of a button to allow ease of operation.
- Easier cab access with grab rails and stair style steps and additional legroom once inside.
- Adjustable seat with heating and cooling options.
- High res touchscreen display on the new dashboard with intuitive loader control which is user-friendly and enhances performances.
- Precise control with the seat-mount joystick steering system. Conventional steering available on some models.
- Improved visibility with the floor to ceiling windshield, rear vision camera as well as convex and spot mirrors.
- Maintenance savings achieving through extended maintenance intervals on hydraulic systems.
- Easy access to electrical and hydraulic service centres. Faster servicing with lube points grouped.
- Remote service technologies can reduce trips of the service team to site.
- Quick bucket changes can be achieved without having to leave the cab with the optional Quick Coupler.
CAT offers several special configurations to optimise performance and deliver better durability in tough working environments. Suitable for industrial and waste applications, in foresty and steel mill sectors and many others. Full details on the new CAT 980 and 982 wheel loaders.
Cost-Effective Finance Options for CAT Machinery
While CAT have incorporated outstanding new features to reduce maintenance costs and improve productivity on the new 980 and 982 series, even greater savings and productivity gains can be realised with cheaper equipment finance.
Acquiring a new CAT wheel loader with a cheaper interest rate loan can mean significant savings over the term of the loan compared with higher interest loans. As a specialist equipment finance lender, Jade Equipment Finance is ideally positioned to provide cheap machinery finance.
Our comprehensive portfolio of finance products allows business owners to select exactly the loan type that will deliver the optimum outcomes for their operation.
The selection includes:-
- Chattel Mortgage, which is sometimes referred to as Heavy Equipment Loan
- Rent to Own
- Equipment Leasing or Asset Lease
- Commercial Hire Purchase
While many banks and lenders also offer this selection of finance products, we also offer a wide range of lender options including specialist non-bank lenders that specialise in heavy equipment finance. These lenders can be more flexible and amenable to negotiating on loan conditions and the all-important interest rate. Don’t worry, you’ll not be left to do those tricky negotiations, our consultants handle the entire finance process for you. A service which is saving you time while delivering potentially cost-savings through cheaper interest rate over the full fixed finance term.
Comparing Repayments on Different Models
If considering different models and configurations of the CAT 980 or 982, comparing finance repayments could be useful in the process. We provide fixed monthly repayments at a fixed interest rate, so calculating estimated repayments ahead of purchase is easy.
Use our interest rate comparison calculator to compare repayments for different loan types and the finance calculator to calculate repayments while planning the finance structure.
After several years of disruption and challenges with the pandemic, realising improved productivity and profitability is a high priority for many operators. Consider achieving those objectives with a CAT 980 or 982 purchased with our cheap interest rate finance.
Contact Jade Equipment Finance on 1300 000 003 to discuss a finance quote on the new CAT wheel loaders.
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