Toro goes digital

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Toro launched the Horizon app – a software program that can automate your billing system and helps you manually invoice.  

You can also communicate in real-time with your team through the app for job notes/photos, proof of service and scheduling, among other items.

“Our continued commitment is to put contractors in the driver seat to help manage the daily chaos flying at them from every angle,” says Dave Francis, senior marketing manager at Toro. “Horizon is built to streamline a contractor’s operation, but we put extreme focus on keeping the platform easy to use and implement. More importantly, Horizon was built to scale with contractors as they grow, from the start to finish of every day and every season.”

This cloud-based app holds contractor’s important business information in one place, including customer data, crew details, job schedules and much more. GPS technology allows contractors to provide remote job estimates, and geofencing lets you track your crew’s movements and ensure your equipment is where it’s supposed to be.

You don’t need to own Toro equipment to utilize the app, as it’s compatible with all brands.
Once your crew uploads the software’s app onto their phones, they log in using a secure 4-digit PIN number and they’re ready to go.

Toro is currently looking for contractors to beta test Horizon free for one year. For more information visit Toro’s website.

Other products released.

Z Master 2000 Series. The company upgraded the hydros and the mower comes with 24-inch rear, a fully tubular frame and 7/10-gauge high-strength Turbo Force steel deck.

"The upgrades that we’ve integrated into the new Z Master 2000 give users a stylish, comfortable and power-packed ride, taking their mowing experiences to the next level," said Mitch Hoffman, marketing manager at Toro. "With our Z Master 2000 models, we want our customers to feel impressive power, high-end speed and unbeatable comfort and luxury, so users can get the job done right the first time, every time."

The Z Master also features Toro’s MyRide suspension and upgrades like custom stitched seats featuring the Toro Bullhorn logo, and customized license plate. Built-in lights, a Toro sun canopy and Michelin Tweels are also available on the Z Master 2000 Special Edition model.

Toro TITAN Models. Toro’s new 60-inch TITAN mower is designed to combine commercial power and luxury comfort for big acreage.

It’s equipped with MyRide Suspension System, and a commercial drop pin height of cut, cannister style air filter and a flexible discharge chute. Built with a wide front tubular axle, huge front tires and a reinforced 10-gauge high-strength cutting deck with a triangular bullnose leading edge.

“The MyRide suspension system on our Titan is truly a game-changer when it comes to staying comfortable while attacking large properties,” said Tom Werner, marketing manager at Toro. “Add that high level of comfort to the professional-quality DNA that’s engineered into the Toro Titan, and you have a machine that’s tough on challenging lawns but easy on the operator.”

Lean-to-Steer Spray Master. Electronic smart control eliminates the need for a manual pressure regulator and gives lawn care operators precise liquid and granular spreads.

Check your fluid levels with just a glance with transparent white tanks. And you’ll save on equipment costs since this sprayer is also designed to work seamlessly on any sized property.

You’ll enjoy clog-free, consistent liquid flow rates with an auxiliary pump that delivers 2 gal./min. and up to 10 PSI for constant tank agitation. The sprayer also offers stall protection and maintains a constant speed during dry spread applications.

Make adjustments on the fly with one hand thanks to control forward/reverse and left/right steering. You’ll also ride in comfort and style with a custom-stitched operator seat pad.

“We’re thrilled to offer the ultimate precision and productivity with smart e-control,” said Senior Marketing Manager Chris Vogtman. “We know the keys to productivity is intuitive and easy-to-use controls, and the all-new lean-to-steer Spray Master delivers.”

Lawn & Landscape will have information posted about more Toro products next week.



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