Cavpower Response Plan to COVID-19 and Business Continuity Planning
Update 22 November 2020 – STATE ‘CIRCUIT BREAKER’ RESTRICTIONS EASED
It is important you know that we have a business continuity plan in place, and we are taking every precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to protect our employees, customers, business partners and communities.
“The needs of the customer come first” continues to be our principal value and is what we will strive to achieve in these challenging times. You can continue to count on Cavpower to provide the support you need, while ensuring your safety.
The South Australian Government has announced the easing of its ‘circuit breaker’ restrictions from 12:01 am Sunday, 22 November.
Our facilities will open as normal on Monday 23rd November with our COVID-19 Safety Plans in place to protect you, our team and the broader community.
Each site has protocols in place regarding hygiene, social distancing and potential surface contamination. Should you need to attend one of our facilities the team will walk you through our safety protocols upon arrival. Please report to reception and follow staff directions.
For branch trading hours and phone numbers click here. For specific department information see below.
For service enquiries contact our Service Operations Centre directly on 8343 1400.
For all other enquiries including Sales and administration contact 8343 1600.
Safety and Health Measures
The health and safety of our employees and customers comes first, and we continue to take extra precautions to meet social distancing practices and ensure all areas on our sites are cleaned and disinfected regularly. Following the updated guidelines provided by the South Australian Government our employees and customers are required to wear a facemask at any of our sites.
When visiting our sites, we kindly request that you adhere to our business practices to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
- Practice social distancing and keep 1.5 metres between you and others
- No handshaking or other physical touching
- Utilise provided hand sanitiser after touching pens, door handles etc
We are doing our part to practice social distancing and understand customers who prefer to engage with us remotely. We have a range of resources available online or over the phone to help us in best supporting you and keeping your operations running successfully.
Learn more about online resources here.
Our workshops across all branches are open and continuing work on machines with new safety guidelines in place for our technicians. High touch points of equipment will be cleaned and disinfected upon completion of every job.
For any enquiries please contact Service Operations Centre, Gepps Cross on 8343 1400 or your local branch.
Our Field Service team is still available for urgent repairs and on-site servicing. Our technicians will follow social distancing practices whilst on site and will do everything they can to meet your jobsite requirements. We will ensure high touch points of the equipment have been cleaned and disinfected upon completion of each job.
Please call your local branch or our Service Operations Centre, Gepps Cross on 8343 1400 to speak with our friendly staff for your field service needs and assistance.
Field Service or Workshop Service bookings can also be made on our website – simply click here to fill out the form.
Our Power Systems team will continue to provide on-site repairs, servicing and maintenance of any brand or model of generators and power system equipment. Our technicians will follow all hygiene measures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our customers.
Our Parts Distribution Centre is open for orders and collection. Our staff are taking extra precautions to meet social distancing practices and ensuring all areas on site are cleaned and disinfected regularly.
When visiting our branches please adhere to social distancing practices and where possible use card only payments for cash accounts.
We have other resources available to help you order and receive parts without having to visit us on site:
- Place parts orders online 24/7 at Parts.cat.com and choose freight options at checkout to have the parts delivered to you directly.
- To learn more about Parts.cat.com or to register now, visit our Buy Parts Online page.
- You can also email your order to email@example.com for Parts Distribution Centre at Pooraka
- For regional branches please visit our Locations Page to select the branch closest to you
- Call us on (08) 8139 4300 to place an order and arrange delivery options
New and Used Equipment Sales, Product Support, Power Systems
Our New and Used Equipment Sales and Product Support teams are available but are working from home whenever possible and will only be visiting sites by your request for essential needs only, while following COVID-19 precautions.
Machine inspections will take place by appointments only, please call our sales team on
08 8343 1600 to organise an inspection of a machine.
We ask if you are inspecting a machine on our sites that you adhere to our social distancing practices and keep 1.5m between you and the sales representative. High touchpoints of the machine will be cleaned and disinfected after inspections.
Our sales team will continue their best efforts to meet your needs through phone calls, emails and other forms of online communications.
For customers who do not have an assigned Sales Team Territory Manager please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 8343 1600.
The Cat Rental Store is open with a large range of machines available to rent.
You can browse equipment and request a quote online or you can call us on 1800 228 736 for a quote or further assistance.
All rental equipment will be cleaned and disinfected after returning from rent and prior to leaving our site for rent.
Where possible employees who can work from home are now working from home. While business continues to operate our employees are doing their best to provide support to you. We encourage email and phone communication with our admin staff at this time and if you require a meeting with an employee to organise this over communication channels e.g. Microsoft Teams, Zoom etc.
Your business is important to us and our goal is to support and minimise disruption for our customers. We thank you for your support and understanding with this situation. We will continue to keep you updated regarding any developments on Cavpower’s current position on this matter.
Cavpower are here and ready to help you. We are committed to the safety, well-being and success of our customers and will continue to serve our valued customers and community during this crisis.
For further information on COVID-19 and the current response plan please refer to the South Australian Government website – click here