Takeaways from the 2019 Precision Farming Dealer Summit

by Jeff Widick

There was a lot to learn from the 2019 Precision Farming Dealer Summit. Attending as a representative of Charter (one of the title sponsors of the event), I was able to absorb some of the Summit’s greatest discoveries, conversations, and...

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How Mobile is Changing Service

by James Stoneham

Mobile is one of the biggest changes the equipment dealers industry to date. From increasing management productivity to improving employee and customer satisfaction, mobile has become a simple fix for some of the industry’s most pertinent issues....

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Filed under: Service Department, Industry Insights, Service Manager

Never Stop Learning About Your Business Management System

by Anne Salemo

At GIE Expo this year, I was on a panel facilitated by Sara Hey from Bob Clements International, with two other business systems in a session called “Looking to the Future – Business Management Software Panel.”  While talking with two competitors...

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Filed under: Industry Insights, Insider, Business Management System

Important Industry Trend to Watch

by James Stoneham

According to a recently published global survey, machine learning (like autonomous driving) and telematics will more than likely overtake the industry as a leader of innovation in years to come. 81% of respondents are already using (or plan to...

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Why Mobile is a Game Changer

by Betsy Chase

Chances are everyone you know owns a smartphone. Which means that all or most of your customers do too. Here’s why mobile is changing the game for the equipment dealers and how you’ll benefit from adding it to your business.

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How Advanced Analytics Can Drive Performance

by Tracy Goodman

One of the key changes within our industry is the use of advanced analytics to drive performance. Equipment dealers and partners who embrace these changes sooner than later will reap the many benefits provided by these new technologies. The most...

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Filed under: Industry Insights, Data, Insider

How to Plan for Succession

by Anne Salemo

In a recent study published by Farm-Equipment.com, it would appear that more and more dealer-principals are retiring in the next 5 years. This figure aligns with data that suggests 75% of people holding this job title are ages 51 and over. If you...

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Filed under: Financial Management, Industry Insights

Rental Continues Its Rise

by Tracy Goodman

Experts have recently predicted that dealers can expect even larger increases in revenue across the board then previously forecasted! The American Rental Association (ARA) posits that their latest five-year review points to a high likelihood of...

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Expert Shares #1 Way to Improve Daily Warehouse Operations

by Betsy Chase

Did you know researchers have concluded that warehouse professionals should expect to see a 76% increase in both the number of locations and expected volume over the next few years? Meanwhile, your day-to-day operations look identical to when you...

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Filed under: Best Practice, Business Management System, Industry Insights

Industry Insights - Regional Dealer Associations

by Anne Salemo

 

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