Dealers – Average Tenure, Mechanics

Dealers – Average Tenure, Mechanics

Last Updated: June 1, 2022

About This Ranking

In this ranking, the focus is on the service capability of dealers, and specifically the average tenure of the mechanics, or technicians, on their service teams.

Why is this ranking important?
For end users of equipment, machine service is most often their top concern – a leading indicator of a dealer partner’s ability to deliver on the promise of uptime. For manufacturers and dealers, it’s critical benchmark intelligence, helping justify investments and strategic decisions.

If you’d like to dive deeper into the source data and dealer-specific performance, click on the orange button on the right, or visit the FAQs section, down below.

The Rankings

RankDealer NameAverage Mechanic Tenure (Years)Primary OEM
1RUDD Equipment13.85Volvo CE
2MacAllister Machinery12.67Caterpillar
3United Construction & Forestry12.66Deere
4Ohio CAT12.62Caterpillar
5Quinn Company11.41Caterpillar
6Thompson Tractor11.15Caterpillar
7Ziegler Caterpillar10.74Caterpillar
8Anderson Equipment10.46Komatsu
9Western States Equipment10.34Caterpillar
10Altorfer CAT9.89Caterpillar
11Butler Machinery9.68Caterpillar
12Louisiana CAT9.57Caterpillar
13N C Machinery9.49Caterpillar
14Arnold Machinery9.41Volvo CE
15Birkey's Farm Store9.36Case CE
16Wagner Equipment9.21Caterpillar
17Foley Equipment8.72Caterpillar
18Carter Machinery8.65Caterpillar
19Flint Equipment8.63Deere
20Fabick CAT8.55Caterpillar
21Ascendum Machinery8.48Volvo CE
22Peterson CAT8.14Caterpillar
23Empire CAT7.98Caterpillar
24Linder Industrial Machinery7.83Komatsu
25Cleveland Brothers Equipment7.77Caterpillar
26Mustang CAT7.53Caterpillar
27James River Equipment7.46Deere
28Yancey Bros. Co.7.4Caterpillar
30Boyd CAT7.21Caterpillar
31ASCO Equipment7.19Case CE
32Ring Power CAT7.04Caterpillar
33Titan Machinery6.9Case CE
34Van Keppel Equipment6.82Volvo CE
35Holt CAT6.75Caterpillar
36Scott Equipment5.83Volvo CE
38Murphy Tractor & Equipment5.76Deere
39Roland Machinery5.69Komatsu
40H&E Equipment Services5.32Komatsu
41RDO Equipment5.27Deere
42Warren CAT5.26Caterpillar
43Alta Equipment5.07Volvo CE
44Sonsray Machinery4.9Case CE
45Road Machinery LLC4.44Komatsu
46Stribling Equipment4.06Deere
47Papé Machinery3.99Deere
48Doggett - John Deere3.62Deere
49Southeastern Equipment2.92Case CE

Frequently Asked Questions

First, did you know that the people behind The Heavy have been building data and insights solutions for the equipment industry for 10+ years? Due to that deep experience, along with proprietary methods for data collection and structuring, including big data-acquisition methods and AI-powered data cleansing, we have unique methods to build insights products.

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