MAWS Dispatch

How to Prepare for Continued Supply Chain & Labor Shortages

Posted on: November 29, 2021

The supply chain and labor shortages that we’re dealing with as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have caused our industry, along with many other industries, to struggle. The heavy equipment and chassis storage, due to the lack of microchips, is a considerable issue we’re facing right now and is a symptom of a bigger…

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Benefits of Fleet Maintenance

Posted on: October 20, 2021

Fleet maintenance is the process of keeping all your company vehicles operational. It has long been viewed as a necessary evil because of the time, labor, and money needed to do it properly, but many companies have adopted regular fleet maintenance programs because it is much lower in cost than reactive maintenance, which is when…

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Labor Day: History, Current, and the Future of our Skilled Workforce

Posted on: September 20, 2021

History of Labor Day The very first Labor Day in the country was celebrated in 1882, and it became an official federal holiday in 1894. The holiday falls on the first Monday of September and is the unofficial end of summer. Most Americans celebrate by attending cookouts and picnics and taking advantage of the many…

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What Does It Take to Be a Heavy Equipment Mechanic?

Posted on: August 25, 2021

Along with other specialized trade positions, Heavy Equipment Mechanics are in high demand across America. A major cause for this demand is that the industry is having difficulty replacing retiring Baby Boomer mechanics with new mechanics. “Baby Boomers makeup 40-50% of the heavy-duty truck technicians active today and will retire between now and 2030. The…

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Upcoming Hiring Events – Fall 2021

Posted on: August 23, 2021

MAWS is always recruiting new team members at hiring events and we will be at the following upcoming events. Stop by and see us and learn how you can get on the road to career success with Mid-Atlantic! We will be adding to this list so be sure to check back frequently.   Goodwill Center…

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Upcoming Hiring Events – August 2021

Posted on: July 18, 2021

MAWS is always recruiting new team members at hiring events and we will be at the following upcoming events. Stop by and see us and learn how you can get on the road to career success with Mid-Atlantic!     Multi-Employer Outside Job Fair Del-Tech Wilmington Date: August 4, 2021 Location: Del-Tech Wilmington – 300…

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The Benefits of Truck Mount Cranes

Posted on: June 29, 2021

Choosing the right crane for your business or project is crucial. You need a crane that will meet your needs while providing safe and efficient lifting. Truck Mount Cranes, or Service Cranes as they are also known, can fulfill all your needs. What exactly is a Truck Mount Crane, you may ask. It’s a crane, mounted…

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Mid-Atlantic Announces Partnership with Auto Crane

Posted on: June 23, 2021

  Mid-Atlantic Waste Systems is pleased to announce that MAWS will now offer the full line of Auto Crane products and services throughout our entire network of branch locations. Auto Crane products will be available in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, D.C., New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Our Chesapeake branch location is currently a valued dealer…

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What is the Grey Collar Workforce?

Posted on: May 18, 2021

If you haven’t heard the term “Grey Collar Worker”, you’re not alone. The term evolved from research that was done for Express Employment Professionals by The Harris Poll in 2019 that was released as a whitepaper in early 2020. For too long jobs have been categorized as either blue-collar – a skilled, physical/manual job –…

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Mid-Atlantic Waste Systems Opens New Location in Manassas, VA

Posted on: May 10, 2021

The new Manassas, Virginia location is Mid-Atlantic’s eighth location and will serve the waste equipment and heavy equipment parts and service needs of businesses in Northern Virginia. The new Manassas facility will focus on parts for waste and heavy equipment and will add in a road service department in the near future. With a huge…

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