Bucket truck bonanza

Weber, Rick
August 2010
Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2010, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p18
Trade Publication
The article features George McMahon, owner of bucket truck dealer Utility Fleet Sales. McMahon was working as factory representative dealing with major utilities in Texas when he saw an opportunity with the changing dynamics of the used equipment market. With a 10 thousand U.S. dollar credit card advance, McMahon bought a truck which he refurbished and detailed before marketing it through the Internet. After 6 months, McMahon had an inventory of 5 trucks, and in 5 years, he was able to turn Utility into a 16 million U.S. dollar company.


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