All About BWS Trailers

BWS Trailer

BWS Trailer

BWS trailers are a wide variety of trailers manufactured by the BWS Manufacturing Ltd corporation, with purposes ranging from hauling felled trees to hauling the dizzying array of consumer goods that even the most remote outposts of civilization have come to expect. Intended to fit the largest trucks on the road, these trailers are built for the heaviest of heavy duties and find use across the upper reaches of the North American continent, where a wide range of companies beyond simply trucking companies have come to rely on BWS models of trailer to get the job done no matter what the circumstances. And, with the company’s well earned reputation for reliability, their trailers generally go get the job done magnificently.

The company’s welders and builders are among the best in the business. Each of them is CWB certified, placing them as being among the most highly trained in the industry. Further, the company treats its welders as artisans rather than simple laborers, encouraging quality of work and careful efforts over speed and ease of disposal. Indeed, many visitors to the company’s plant are regularly surprised at the determined efforts the company’s welders put into each trailer they manufacture. BWS does not employ the cheapest workers it can get and bleed them for all they can get before throwing them away and it definitely shows in the quality of their product.

On top of the welders and manufacturers, the company also employs a number of engineers and automotive designers that they set to the task of constantly coming up with new and better designs for trailers of all types. Whether they’re improving upon a reliable concept like the gooseneck trailer or going in some radical new direction that may never get off the drawing broad, BWS’ engineers are always looking for ways to build the next superior mouse trap. Indeed, the company owns a patent on a design that many experts in the field of shipping believe is among the easiest to use and fastest working air assisted gooseneck trailers that are detachable in the industry. This patent finds its way to a number of the company’s signature trailer models and the company takes a special pride in these trailers.

Having been in the trailer manufacturing business for almost half a century, the company has weathered a great many economic storms and has still managed to survive and thrive in trying times. BWS trailers are among the best in North America and some would say the world. Built for a wide variety of purposes, the company likely has a trailer for nearly any overland shipping business. The Air Detachable Gooseneck ULP uses the company’s patented technology in service to the hauling and shipping of agricultural products such as crops to shipment to be processed into salable food. The Highway Flat model is specialized for being the trailer used to carrying commercial goods across the winding highways of North America, while the massive Scissorneck was built specifically for the transportation of oil, natural gas and gasoline.

What Are Performance Bonds?

Performance Bond

Performance Bond

The performance bond can be described as a bond type that ensures that a bonded contractor is obliged to perform their obligations in the contract in line with the terms and the conditions stated in the contract. Performance bonds generally will be 50% of the amount stated in the contract, but sometimes can be 100% related to the contract-amount. It is important to know that surety will never be liable for more than the amount that is totalled on the bond.

Benefits Of A Performance Bond

This contract offers an owner or owners of a property of building more than just cash in order to rectify issues that have been created by default. A LOC (Letter of Credit) offers the owner an amount of cash to rectify issues that were caused by a default related to the contractor, but this does not mean the project will be completed. The performance bond offer owners the peace-of-mind that regardless of any defaults caused by a contractor, the owner will have the project completed that will be in agreement with the stated terms along with the conditions in the “original” contract.

This Contract Responds To The Very First Dollar

This performance bond is in place to offer complete protection to an owner from the very first dollar lost. The owner will not have to take on the responsibilities for co-payments or deductibles.

Provides Adequate Protection

The LOC’s generally only cover around 10 to 25% of the total contract amount that usually means a drastic shortfall in funds. This amount is typically 40% related to the price of the contract. This leaves an owner in a vulnerable and often very difficult position. The owner usually will not have these funds in order to cover such a shortfall and they will probably need to locate another contractor to carry on with their project.

Non-intrusive Protection

Certified cheques and LOC’s ties up the cash reserves and borrowing line for contractors and denies them any access to money, particularly in a time that is related to financial stress. Unluckily, by asking for this liquid security associated with this nature, owners can unintentionally bring on an issue that they may be wishing to protect themselves from.

Service Contracts And Performance Bonds

Sureties frequently receive a request from clients to issue a bond for a contract that involves providing long term services like snow removal, recycling and waste collection, that can be extended to a 5 years or even more. The growing trends related to these longer terms for maintenance and service contracts encouraged the surety industries to create multi-year payment and performance bonds that offer renewable features. Several agencies and governments around the U.S have now adopted these bond forms as a standard type of security requirement when it comes to the longer term types of service contracts.

The multi-year bonds are not just for the longer term types of service contracts. The construction contractors typically are also asked to offer extended types of warranty protection for defective materials or workmanship.