207-688-8195 Professional Logging Contractors of Maine

PLC Member Weekly Update May 27, 2022

In this Issue:

Trucking – FMCSA Documentation for Commercial Trucking Zoom Class June 7 – Register NOW!

MLOP Now Recruiting – Classes Start in June! Scholarships now available for all accepted students.

Logger’s Voice Spring Edition – Now Available!

Cost Calculators – Members Only

PLC Store – Many items for sale

Contest for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

CPR/First Aid – If your employees need CPR – let Jess know at jessica@maineloggers.com and we will set up a free class at your shop!

Safety Resources – Featured Videos: Unsafe Zone with Gabe Rioux and HumpDay video on Ticks

Classified listings – Check them out!

Member Discounts – Many to choose from

Logging News – Latest headlines

Trucking

Members,

You are invited to a Zoom class on June 7 that will cover what the key paperwork requirements are that commercial truck drivers, clerical employees, contractors, and owner-operators must keep track of.

WHO – This class is designed for anyone who handles paperwork related to commercial trucking, including contractors and employees.

WHAT – Topics will include • Driver Qualification • Drug & Alcohol Clearing house • Hours of Service (ELD) • Truck Maintenance Records • Motor Carrier Safety Planner online.

WHEN – The class will run from 9-10 a.m. June 7 via Zoom.

You must register in advance for this meeting. To do so, click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMuduCrrzspGtdwMUKU_6jJ6kCaxiiiG_gP

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

MLOP Program Recruiting Students for Summer 2022!

*Two instructors also being sought

Through the generous support of Skowhegan Savings, $1,000 scholarships are now available for all accepted students.

The Mechanized Logging Operations Program is now accepting applications for the 2022 Class starting in June of 2022. If you know of anyone who may have an interest in the program they can apply at the link below. You may also encourage them to call, text or email MLOP Coordinator Donald Burr at 207-356-1541 or dburr@nmcc.edu to learn more.

APPLY HERE

*MLOP is also seeking two instructors for the program! One instructor will need delimber experience and the other feller buncher experience. Contact Donald Burr at 207-356-1541 or dburr@nmcc.edu to learn more!

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Why the Mechanized Logging Operation Program could be right for you

Logger’s Voice Spring 2022!

The Spring 2022 Edition of The Logger’s Voice is now available!

PLC Members Only!

Equipment Cost Calculators Available

Members,

With expenses rising rapidly in the industry we know you are struggling to get a handle on your costs. This is a great time to utilize the cost calculators created in 2021 for PLC Members.

These new, easy to use, logging equipment and log trucking cost calculators are available on the PLC Members Only section of our web site You may access this private section of the web site with your member login or set up a login HERE.

These calculators allow you to quickly estimate the hourly cost of operation for any piece of your equipment.

DISCLAIMER: These calculators are being made available for your business use as a member benefit. They produce equipment estimates and are not official products of the PLC nor should they be used for negotiation purposes.

PLC Online Store

Looking for great PLC items and apparel? Gifts? First Aid packs, safety items and more? You will find them at the new PLC Online Store on our web site. Ordering is easy.

CHECK IT OUT HERE

Safety Resources

New Unsafe Zone Safety Video – Gabe Rioux: Hydraulic Injection Injury!

Featured HumpDay Safety Video – Ticks!

Safety Update Page

For more Safety resources and updates visit the PLC Safety Update page by clicking below!

Safety Resources for Members Only

The Safety Resources Page is located in the Members Only section of the PLC webite and contains many additional safety videos, resources, and materials for contractors. To check them out, click the link below and log in to the web site. If you do not have a login yet follow the instructions to create one. If you need help accessing the section contact the PLC office!

Logging Industry News

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Lyme Disease Awareness Month 2022

Infected deer ticks can spread the bacterium that causes Lyme disease when they bite. For transmission to occur, the deer tick must be attached for 24-48 hours. Use frequent tick checks to find and remove ticks as early as possible.

Member Discounts

TRUCKING DISCOUNTS THROUGH THE ALC!

PLC Members, because the PLC is a member of the American Loggers Council YOU are entitled to special discounts on truck purchases! Click on the brand names below to learn more!

PETERBILT

WESTERN STAR

INTERNATIONAL

Fabian Oil Discount

 

Traction Heavy Duty Special

 

Wallingford’s Discounts

 

 

Maine Trailer Discounts

 

 

Scandinavian Forestry Equipment

 

PLC Members get a 5% discount on culverts purchased at Treeline and Frank Martin & Sons

 

 

Hale Trailer discounts for PLC Members on new trailer purchases! Call Neal at 207-232-7969 for details!

 

 

Cross Arena Discounts for PLC! 

Classifieds

PLC Classified Section


Check out the equipment and job opportunities our members have listed at the LOGGING ZONE! If you have equipment for sale, are looking to buy, are looking for employees, or

Preferred Supporting Members

Preferred Supporting Members

Enhanced Supporting Members

Enhanced Supporting Members