How your truck lift can help you retain the best employees

A shop is only as good as its employees. The best mechanics show up on time to diagnose issues accurately and provide quality repairs, all while keeping safety and efficiency top-of-mind. All of which leads to a better bottom line.

Choosing the best-in-class tools will help attract those best-in-class employees. And because they use them so often, your choice of truck lift is especially important. For example, Schneider National has learned first-hand how going with the Mach series mobile column lifts from Rotary means a better-run shop. Here’s a rundown of how choosing the right truck lifts can keep top employees around.

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An accident-free 2015: How truck lifts can help

When you’re working with equipment that weighs upwards of 20,000 or 60,000 lbs., safety should always be on your mind. Is your shop the safest it can be? Are your tech using equipment appropriately? Start your year off right by making a commitment to an accident-free 2015. Here are three important areas to focus on to help meet that goal.

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The Common Tool That Increases Injury Risk – And How Mobile Column Lifts Can Help

Of all the issues that shop managers keep in mind – productivity, uptime, revenue, hiring, and expansion – none is more important than shop safety. Even one injury is too many, and that's why safety measures are a top priority.

Yet, many shops are working against themselves by using one tool that could lead to injury: creepers.

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The Force Behind The Lift - Meet Christy Roberts

 

Today we sat down with Christy Roberts, account specialist with Vehicle Service Group (VSG). Christy has dedicated many years - thirty eight to be exact - to ensure that our accounting processes are not only run correctly but efficiently. It's employees like Christy that make Rotary Lift what is is today. Take a few minutes to meet Christy, one of Rotary’s Force Behind the Lift.
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From auto shop equipment to safety: Resolutions for 2015

Personal self-improvement might be the name of the game this time of year, but your resolutions shouldn’t be limited to your gym routine. This is the perfect time to take a closer look at how things are going at your shop, too. Will 2015 be business as usual, or are you ready to make some improvements? From better shop equipment to fewer accidents, here are four shop resolutions to consider this year:

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The Force Behind The Lift - Meet Melissa Brown

 
Today we sat down with Melissa Brown, HR/Org Dev Director for VSG. Melissa's background has allowed her to develop new ways of handling employee development, and has quickly become a key contributor to bettering the overall employee experience, here at VSG. Her ability to bring new ideas to the table and work a comprise, to many difficult decisions, has made her an integral part of our team.  It's employees like Melissa that make Rotary Lift what is is today. Take a few minutes to meet Melissa, one of Rotary’s Force Behind the Lift.
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Product Spotlight: Y-Lift is a new kind of alignment lift

The Y-Lift is an entirely new class of alignment lift, and its versatility makes it perfect for all kinds of jobs. The unique, patented design was engineered with mechanics in mind. The Y-shaped legs of this drive-on lift bring big benefits, plus it’s less expensive than the leading brand of alignment lift.
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The Force Behind The Lift - Meet Chuck Luhn

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Today we sat down with Chuck Luhn, lead engineer for VSG. He has a background in mechanical engineering. He has become an integral part of our development team over his five years of service. It's employees like Chuck that make Rotary Lift what is is today. Take a few minutes to meet Chuck, one of Rotary’s Force Behind the Lift.
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Our top 7 blogs from 2014

We hope you've enjoyed The Blueprint this past year! It's been an exciting time for us starting this blog. We've covered many topics over the last year, and decided to pull our top 7 blogs together for your enjoyment. So, below, you'll find many of the topics we covered - over the year - from productivity to dealer solutions. We hope you enjoy!

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The Force Behind the Lift - 5 blogs you can't miss

We've enjoyed sharing our employees stories, every Friday, over the past year. It gives us a great opportunity to show the many talented people that call VSG their work home. Over that time we have met many different personalities, with a multitude of backgrounds. We decided we'd pull together 5 Q&A's you just can't miss, from 2014. So relax and enjoy meeting our fantastic team!  

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