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  • Posted 10 Mar 2017 05:39
  • Modified 10 Mar 2017 05:43 by poster
  • Discussion started by silversurfer
  • n/a, United Kingdom
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So local cost saving so they can buy Gwynedd Forklifts?? Not really growth if you can't keep your engineers busy and then buy a competitor...oh well never mind. It must be due to the covid farce.
  • Posted 16 Oct 2020 04:37
  • Reply by DonkeyPunch
  • Staffordshire, United Kingdom
There is so many of them. It would be hard to pick one out
  • Posted 26 Aug 2020 03:48
  • Reply by Snapman
  • Liecester, United Kingdom
It's an easy way to wean out the bad wood. All that was required was for managers to actually "manage" ?
As for pinching a few minutes I think that management has forgotten about the 1/2hour they steel off every engineer every day. I wouldn't mind so much but when they charge the customer for the time you've given up it makes my blood boil !
This spy in the cab system is the only system that penalises you for not crashing ! If you brake or take evasive action it lights up and marks you down ! What idiot thought that would be a good idea ?????
  • Posted 18 Aug 2020 03:12
  • Reply by Darkarcher
  • Wales, United Kingdom
Always need to be mindful of costs but an Briggs engineer told me they have gone tracker mad, people getting reprimanded and finished for alleged misdemeanours identified that way. Start cutting from the top! Biggest savings come from those not earning the company cash by the hour.
  • Posted 17 Aug 2020 20:31
  • Reply by DonkeyPunch
  • Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Never have understood the proven value of rebranding, a tortoise will not move any faster if you call it a hare.
  • Posted 6 Aug 2020 18:29
  • Reply by DonkeyPunch
  • Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Totally agree with you, another misguided cost saving !
  • Posted 4 Aug 2020 01:47
  • Reply by Darkarcher
  • Wales, United Kingdom
Nothing like not advertising you dealership brands to grow your customer base, bet you lost more than you saved.
  • Posted 3 Aug 2020 22:12
  • Reply by DonkeyPunch
  • Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Hi, the signage was refreshed after our rebrand in 2018. We saved money on not putting up new Hyster-Yale signage because it didn't contribute to our dealer excellence assessment.
  • Posted 3 Aug 2020 19:50
  • Modified 3 Aug 2020 19:50 by poster
  • Reply by David_Turner
  • Staffordshire, WM, United Kingdom
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official receiver???? Anyones guess, probably the result of a management brainstorm!
  • Posted 1 Aug 2020 05:25
  • Reply by DonkeyPunch
  • Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Can anyone shed any light why Cumbernauld depot has removed hyster and Yale signs from building?
  • Posted 1 Aug 2020 04:42
  • Reply by Get_Forked
  • N/a, United Kingdom
They need to start with the manager who was an engineer. Used to turn up on site with his tool's in a tesco bag ??????
  • Posted 2 Jul 2020 03:50
  • Modified 2 Jul 2020 03:51 by poster
  • Reply by Snapman
  • Liecester, United Kingdom
It very well could be, oh no it isn't !
I think it's a big mistake trying to offload your experienced skill base. It's not as if there's an abundance of skill out there due to the lack of investment in training and apprenticeships.
  • Posted 23 Jun 2020 05:13
  • Reply by Darkarcher
  • Wales, United Kingdom
Hi Darkarcher, a sort of selling your R's down the recession river for a cup of magic beans sort of thing?
Not yet the pantomime season......or is it?
  • Posted 23 Jun 2020 04:37
  • Reply by wanderer
  • west midlands, United Kingdom
I'd be surprised if many would be foolish enough to take that offer , especially if you've got a few years service in.
  • Posted 23 Jun 2020 03:29
  • Reply by Darkarcher
  • Wales, United Kingdom
Hi, to be eligible for the early retirement scheme you have to be over 55 with at least 5 years service, in which case you will have already been contacted with details of the scheme. Have you also been receiving the weekly business updates? The best source of up to date information.
  • Posted 19 Jun 2020 07:20
  • Modified 19 Jun 2020 07:32 by poster
  • Reply by David_Turner
  • Staffordshire, WM, United Kingdom
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