The beginning of the New Year is often the ideal time for busy companies to take stock of their equipment, and to carry out any maintenance that is required. In order to help companies take advantage of this period and maximise their uptime, Bobcat Equipment South Africa has launched a ‘tyre and service’ special.
If a customer purchases four solid or pneumatic tyres, they also receive a free 250-hour service kit, in addition to a reduced labour rate, National Aftermarket Manager Arina van der Westhuizen highlights. The special is available only while stocks last.
“This time of the year is an ideal opportunity for customers to ensure their machines are running optimally. Our latest special allows them to bring their machines in to have new tyres fitted if need be, while a qualified technician can evaluate the machine, and inform the customer of any issues that need to be attended to,” van der Westhuizen explains.
The special offer forms part of the essential aftermarket service that Bobcat offers its loyal customers. “The market is price-sensitive at the moment due to business being down, which is why quality service has never been more important in order to differentiate us.”
Bobcat National Parts Manager Clinton Schultz stresses that it is essential to always fit genuine parts, especially in terms of the lowest cost of ownership. “We feel very passionate about our machines, and want to ensure that our customers receive the best technical expertise.”
Using imitation or fake parts in OEM equipment poses a major risk to the health and safety of machine operators, in addition to being hugely detrimental to the overall performance of the equipment. For example, Bobcat has designed specific filters for its machines. Non-genuine filters cannot handle the same throughput, or last as long, which poses a significant risk to equipment.