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How Dealers Can Use ROI to Sell More than Farm Equipment
To successfully sell customers on ROI, determine the numbers that are important to them — hours saved, fuel savings, yield increases — and go from there.
8 Factors for Cultivating & Promoting a Professional Culture of Excellence
These facets are all tied closely to developing your dealership’s image, which in turn goes hand-in-hand with high customer satisfaction.
The Washout Cycle — A Better Way to Manage & Sell Used Equipment
Casey Seymour swears by this strategy for managing used — and new — inventory for the best cashflow.
How Leverage & Inventory Turnover Keep the Balance Sheet in Order
This executive shares his approach to teaching employees throughout the dealership the importance of leverage and turnover, the guard rails for keeping the balance sheet — and dealership — on track.
Tackling the Tech Shortage
As we prepare to ring in a new year, what trends will shape 2022? Sara Schafer at AgWeb talked with Jack Uldrich, a futurist and former naval intelligence officer, about what he sees impacting agriculture in the new year.
Lindsay Corp., Omaha, Neb., predicts population growth and food demand along with environmental issues will impact irrigation trends in 2022.
Most rim widths are set by TRA standards and follow a rule for the overall width of the tire. But because IF and VF tires “squat” further and that outward pressure under loads puts more stress and “pull” on the bead areas, if and VF rim fitments are normally always one size larger — 1 to 2 inches — than a standard tire or the same width.
A little over a week ago, I received an email from a lawyer who had reached out to me in the past looking for some information about the farm equipment industry. He was passing along the antitrust suit that was filed against Deere in the U.S. District Court in Chicago.
The Boards of Directors of half of the equipment dealers associations in North America believe this is a fundamentally flawed concept that will diminish the ability of EDA to carry out its primary mission, which is to address our industry’s national concerns.
Dialog on “on-average” marketing spending led Farm Equipment to dust off its own survey data of farm equipment dealers from 2018.
On November 22, 2021, I interviewed Tony LaPorta on the Moving Iron Podcast. Tony is a trader and brought up some excellent points during the interview. What made me think the most was his point about the cost of uncertainty and how the various markets are reacting.
In this episode of Farm Equipment’s Used Equipment Remarketing Roadmaps podcast, brought to you by Volvo Penta, host Casey Seymour of Moving Iron LLC talks with regular guest Aaron Fintel, examine how inventory shortages and the backups and delays the manufacturers are experience will impact 2022 equipment deliveries, a topic they will tackle in their next few podcasts.
Farm Equipment‘s podcast, Used Equipment Remarketing Roadmaps, is brought to you by Volvo Penta.
Join top precision farming equipment dealerships from around North America in Louisville, Ky. on January 3-4 for the 2022 Precision Farming Dealer Summit.
From engine filtration to maintenance schedules, these five tips will help keep your diesel-powered equipment running at top tier performance. Read More »
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Today’s farmer/businessman knows that a farm shop is an essential tool needed to assure the continued success of the operation. Read more details on designing a well-planned and well-constructed shop that will be a valuable asset for your customers for decades to come. Read More >>
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Every three years since 2011, Ag Equipment Intelligence editors have extensively surveyed farmers across 12 states encompassing the Corn Belt (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Missouri), Lake States (Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin) and Northern Plains (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota) regions of the U.S. to gauge the level of loyalty they hold toward equipment. The culmination of a nearly a decade-long study, Ag Equipment Intelligence has now combined this extensive primary research into an insightful, comprehensive and unique dealership management report, Brand Loyalty in the Farm Equipment Business.
Since 2009, the editors of Ag Equipment Intelligence in collaboration with the Machinery Advisors Consortium have compiled the annual "Big Dealer" Report to provide the ag equipment industry with a thorough, by-the-numbers analysis into the shifts in dealer ownership, along with insight into the implications these shifts have on the industry. It's the most detailed source of information on ownership changes and consolidation trends of North America's largest farm equipment dealers.