Thursday, June 8, 2017

Modern Equipment & Supply Enters Heavy Equipment Rental Business With Hyundai Wheel Loaders and Excavators

Growing Construction Equipment Company Sees Expanded Opportunity with New Rental Venture


Ron Dortone Sr. Manager of Modern's
Hyundai Construction Rental Operation
(Bristol, PA) Modern Equipment & Supply has announced the establishment of a rental fleet of Hyundai Wheel Loaders and Excavators to serve its customers throughout Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. As a full line Hyundai dealer Modern will be able to provide tracked excavators ranging from 3,000 to 100,000 pound capacities and wheel loaders up to 65,000 pound capacities. All units come with the impressive range of standard features Hyundai is known for including weight sensors, backup cameras, terrain safety systems, digital vehicle diagnostics and tracking, plus  full cab AC/Heat and bluetooth entertainment system. Modern is building the fleet to handle projects large and small with flexible rent periods and rent-to-own options.

"Without doubt the launching of a rental fleet is an exciting moment in our relationship with Hyundai" said Rick Nelson, Vice President and General Manager of Modern Equipment & Supply. "Every contractor, municipal worker, or business owner who has hopped behind the controls of a Hyundai knows that this is a different breed. Hyundai builds these machines to not only excel on the jobsite, but deliver the best ROI on operating costs anywhere. This rental fleet give us the opportunity to put more people in that seat and show them what a Hyundai can do on the job."

"Furthermore the continued success that we have had with the Hyundai heavy construction line, not to mention this new rental fleet, has sharpened our focus to recruit additional technicians throughout our service territory" Mr. Nelson added. "There has never been a more exciting or rewarding time to join Modern, we look forward to welcoming new employee-owners on board."

The quickest way to rent is contacting Modern toll free at 855-5-RENT-MO (855-573-6866) or visiting Modern's construction rental homepage.

Modern Sales Representative Ron Dortone Sr. (DortoneR[at]moderngroup.com | 267-718-7287) has been tasked to manage and grow this new business. Assisting him will be Modern's Hyundai Construction product manager Sam Maury (MauryS[at]moderngroup.com | 717-682-4236) and territory rep Chris DeRonde (Chris.DeRonde[at]moderngroup.com | 732-674-1067) handling Northern New Jersey.

About Modern Group, Ltd
Modern Group, one of the nation’s leading equipment distributors, provides sales, leasing, short term rental, service, parts, training and financing solutions through its forklifts, power systems, arborist, construction, and warehouse products businesses serving Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. For more information visit http://www.moderngroup.comhttp://www.moderngroup.com.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Modern Group President and CEO Paul Farrell Named to AED Board

Equipment Distributor Trade Organization Plans Major Advocacy Initiatives in Washington.

(Bristol, PA) Modern Group, Ltd is proud to announce that its CEO, Paul Farrell, has accepted an invitation to join the board of directors for the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) taking effect this past January. Mr. Farrell joins the leadership of this equipment trade at a critical time as the nation begins to take on major issues of job creation and infrastructure reinvestment. The AED board will host a series of meetings in Washington DC, including with leaders of Congress, to advocate for policies that will benefit the industry its employees.

“I am deeply honored to be selected for the board of AED,” Farrell stated. “I look forward to working with my peers in the construction industry to meet the challenges of rebuilding America’s infrastructure.”

“We are very pleased that Paul Farrell agreed to join the AED Board. Paul’s vast experience and his leadership skills will help our association maintain its position as the leader in the equipment distribution industry,” stated AED President & CEO Brian. P. McGuire. “Based on the comments out of Washington, D.C., 2017 looks to be a busy year for our association. We are glad to have Paul on board as we expand our reach in government affairs, ramp up our training offerings and rebuild our Foundation.”

Modern Group is a fully employee-owned company which distributes a wide range of construction and arborist equipment in the mid-Atlantic including Hyundai loaders and excavators, Bandit chippers and stump grinders, Elliot and Manitex cranes and more. For more information please contact 1-800-866-3376 or marketing [at] moderngroup.com.

About AED
AED is an international trade association representing companies involved in the distribution, rental, and support of equipment used in construction, mining, energy, forestry, power generation, agriculture, and industrial applications.  More information is available at www.aednet.org.

About Modern Group, Ltd
Modern Group, one of the nation’s leading equipment distributors, provides sales, leasing, short term rental, service, parts, training and financing solutions through its forklifts, power systems, arborist, construction, and warehouse products businesses serving Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. Modern is a full employee-owned organization and has provided world class solutions for its customers since 1946. For more information visit http://www.moderngroup.com.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Construction & Arborist Inventory Clearance

Construction & Arborist Inventory Clearance




Modern Equipment & Supply is looking to move excess inventory at or below cost. New and used chippers, loaders, excavators, cranes, compressors, light towers and more are available for immediate sale. No reasonable offer will be refused!
MAKE US AN OFFER
Contact Ron Dortone Jr.
📱 609-314-1247

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Modern Equipment & Supply Named One of Hyundai Construction's Top Dealers Of 2016

The Growing Construction Equipment Sales and Service Organization Commended After First Full Year As Dealer.

(Bristol, PA) Modern Group has been recognized by Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas as a top performing dealer of 2016 during an awards ceremony at the Associated Equipment Distributors Summit in Chicago, Illinois. This award was based on level of success Modern has achieved at bringing Hyundai's portfolio of wheel loaders, excavators and compression equipment to their customers New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. This comes during Modern's first full year as a Hyundai Construction dealer and re-entry into the heavy equipment market.

"When we began our partnership with Hyundai we looked forward to challenges it offered and the successes which comes from our hard work as a sales and service organization" Said Rick Nelson, Vice President and General Manager of Modern Equipment & Supply. "We couldn't have asked for a better beginning for us as a Hyundai dealer. The ownership advantages Hyundai offers is second to none and our team of employee-owners have shown the industry that our organization stands ready to achieve even greater success."

“Hyundai has served the North American construction equipment market for more than 25 years. Throughout that time, our dealers have helped us achieve our goals and meet the needs of Hyundai construction equipment customers,” M.S. Kang, president, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas. “We congratulate the sales, service and management teams of our 2016 top dealerships for their hard work and success.”

All customers interested in learning more about Hyundai's impressive line-up of construction equipment, including scheduling on-site demonstrations, can contact Modern's Hyundai Construction product manager Sam Maury: 717-682-4236 or MauryS[at]moderngroup.com

About Modern Group, Ltd
Modern Group, one of the nation’s leading equipment distributors, provides sales, leasing, short term rental, service, parts, training and financing solutions through its forklifts, power systems, arborist, construction, and warehouse products businesses serving Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. For more information visit http://www.moderngroup.com.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Modern Recognized As MHEDA MVP For 2017


We are happy to announce that Modern has been awarded the 2017 Most Valuable Partner Award from MHEDA, a trade association for the material handling industry.

To be among the less than 5% of the association’s membership earning the award, Modern needed to successfully demonstrate a commitment to business excellence, professionalism and good stewardship. MVP recipients must satisfy multiple criteria in the following important areas:

·         Customer Service & Safety
·         Business Networking
·         Continuing Education
·         Business Best Practices


We pride ourselves for taking an active role in this organization. We attend multiple MHEDA sponsored events a year, including at major conference like MODEX. These are great platforms for us to work with dealers and vendors from across the country, discussing best practices, speaking with lawmakers, helping our industry grow and thrive in the 21st Century!

About MHEDA
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the only national trade association dedicated solely to improving the proficiency of the independent material handling distributor.  MHEDA represents close 650 companies in the material handling equipment business.  Located in suburban Chicago, the association provides services to companies seeking to improve their business through education, networking, benchmarking and best practices.  For more information, visit www.mheda.org.