There are many trends impacting the fueling, construction and transportation infrastructure industries. Some help the industries improve productivity and profitability, while others create headwinds that hinder business success. Over the past year, we’ve published four articles that detail the key trends we believe will have the most significant impact on our industries. This eBook is a consolidation of those four articles.
Having a preventative maintenance program for your critical equipment and systems makes good business sense. As Benjamin Franklin said almost 300 years ago, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. A carefully designed preventative maintenance program includes routine repairs and checks that can uncover looming problems before they manifest.
Each new year, individuals and companies alike set ambitious goals for the coming year. In the construction industry, most companies set annual goals for workplace safety. Is zero accidents a reasonable goal? Perhaps it is a bridge too far for the largest companies in the industry—for many firms, however, the goal is achievable and should be diligently pursued. At Western Pump, we are committed to creating the safest work environment possible for our employees and job site partners. Despite the rapid growth of our business, which has created more opportunities for accidents, our goal for 2020 is to have zero job site accidents.