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The Tale of Two Spring Brakes with Rick Deane of MGM Brakes

January 13, 2020 Season 2 Episode 27
The Heavy-Duty Parts Report
The Tale of Two Spring Brakes with Rick Deane of MGM Brakes
Chapters
00:01:22
Who made the first spring brake?
00:07:42
What is MGM all about?
00:09:58
Benefits of using MGM Brakes
00:12:15
Spring brake price differences
The Heavy-Duty Parts Report
The Tale of Two Spring Brakes with Rick Deane of MGM Brakes
Jan 13, 2020 Season 2 Episode 27
Rick Deane

Episode 27: When you think about lowering your cost-per-mile you probably think about reducing fuel costs, tires, and brake shoes and friction lining. Today we are going to talk about your spring brakes a.k.a. “brake pots.”  

Can you lower your cost-per-mile by using a higher quality spring brake? 

To help us answer that question I would like to introduce you to Rick Deane, International Sales Manager at MGM Brakes.   

In this episode, Rick answers the following questions: 

Question 1: MGM has been manufacturing spring brakes for a long time, can you give us a brief history lesson about the role MGM played in the development of the original spring brake? 

Question 2: How many different types of spring brakes does MGM manufacture? 

Question 3: What kind of working environments does an ideal MGM spring brake customer work in and why is that important? 

Question 4: When I talk to my customers about lowering cost-per-mile I always emphasize the importance of calculating not only the purchase price of the part but also the labor and downtime. Can you share an example of where MGM was able to significantly lower the amount of labor and downtime a customer experienced by using MGM spring brakes? 

Question 5: Can you tell me about the electronic monitoring systems MGM manufactures? 

To learn more about MGM Brakes go to MGMBrakes.com.  

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This Episode is Sponsored by FULLBAY

If you own or operate a heavy-duty repair shop you should check out this game-changing, cloud-based solution. You can have it all; efficient techs, faster invoicing, better inventory tracking, and more time with your family. To learn more, go to Fullbay.com/hdpr today. 

Disclaimer: This podcast and description may contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Heavy-Duty Parts Report may receive a small commission. 

Show Notes Chapter Markers

Episode 27: When you think about lowering your cost-per-mile you probably think about reducing fuel costs, tires, and brake shoes and friction lining. Today we are going to talk about your spring brakes a.k.a. “brake pots.”  

Can you lower your cost-per-mile by using a higher quality spring brake? 

To help us answer that question I would like to introduce you to Rick Deane, International Sales Manager at MGM Brakes.   

In this episode, Rick answers the following questions: 

Question 1: MGM has been manufacturing spring brakes for a long time, can you give us a brief history lesson about the role MGM played in the development of the original spring brake? 

Question 2: How many different types of spring brakes does MGM manufacture? 

Question 3: What kind of working environments does an ideal MGM spring brake customer work in and why is that important? 

Question 4: When I talk to my customers about lowering cost-per-mile I always emphasize the importance of calculating not only the purchase price of the part but also the labor and downtime. Can you share an example of where MGM was able to significantly lower the amount of labor and downtime a customer experienced by using MGM spring brakes? 

Question 5: Can you tell me about the electronic monitoring systems MGM manufactures? 

To learn more about MGM Brakes go to MGMBrakes.com.  

Next Steps: 

Visit HeavyDutyPartsReport.com to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on your favorite podcast player.  

If you would prefer to watch these episodes go toThe Heavy-Duty Parts ReportYouTube Channel, subscribe and make sure to click the bell so that you are notified when a new episode goes live.  

This Episode is Sponsored by FULLBAY

If you own or operate a heavy-duty repair shop you should check out this game-changing, cloud-based solution. You can have it all; efficient techs, faster invoicing, better inventory tracking, and more time with your family. To learn more, go to Fullbay.com/hdpr today. 

Disclaimer: This podcast and description may contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Heavy-Duty Parts Report may receive a small commission. 

Who made the first spring brake?
What is MGM all about?
Benefits of using MGM Brakes
Spring brake price differences
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