Category: Industry Publications

Do you really know the ropes?

July 14, 2020

“How do you know what day, before the day, your rope breaks?” Because that is the day the rope needs to be decommissioned, before unexpected failure.

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Safety and Training Find Common Ground

May 26, 2020

By Codie Anderson, Safety Manager of WTSCA It has been almost a year since ArborCare joined the Wright Tree Service (WTS) family in May of 2019. In that time, we have seen how remarkably similar tree work (and tree workers) in the United States and Canada can be. Stories shared from both sides of the […]

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From the Treetop: Company and Personal Growth

May 20, 2020

By Greg Williams, Regional Manager As I begin my 25th year as part of the team at WTS, I have been thinking about the changes I’ve seen in our company and the industry over the last quarter century. I began my career as a groundman on a manual crew in Kansas with no realization of […]

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Worker Retention & Turnover

March 26, 2020

By Will Nutter, President and COO Worker recruitment and retention have been some of the most talked about topics in the industry over the past several years. There have been presentations, panel discussions, articles and more centered on this topic and how to fix it. Personally, I have had a multitude of discussions about worker […]

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Building Company Culture with Human Resources & Marketing

September 1, 2019

By Katie Long, HR Recruiter & Katie Moehn, Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist A recruiter’s dream is finding the answer to the question, “How did you hear about us?” In today’s economy, with the lowest unemployment rate in decades (according to the U.S. Labor Department), we have more jobs available than we have people to […]

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Wright Tree Service Reaps Rewards From Long-Lasting Fleet

April 13, 2017

The national vegetation management company relies on Ford F-Series models. The trucks offer rugged, easily customizable options and make up the largest portion of the fleet. For Wright Tree Service Fleet Manager Kevin Fitzpatrick, the choice is not whether to buy Ford but which Ford he needs for the job at hand. Operating in 43 […]

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