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Florida Coast Equipment Acquires 3 Stores from Agricon Kubota Superstore

Florida Coast Equipment Acquires 3 Stores from Agricon Kubota Superstore

Florida Coast Equipment, which has already added new locations in Plant City, Land O’Lakes, and Homestead, Fla., over the last few months, now has 10 stores with the acquisition of Agricon Kubota Superstore’s 3 dealership locations in Apopka, Ocala and Lecanto as part of its major expansion.

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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.

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    Ask the Expert: A Closer Look at the Used Equipment Manager Role

    Last month I wrote about the difference between a used equipment manager and remarketing manager. I am not sure I can do justice to both with just one article, so I will spend some time looking at what the used equipment manager does and what kind of person is needed.

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  • To the Point: Seller Beware — Fraud Can Happen to Anyone

    If a fraudulent check came across your desk, would you know it? If you did recognize that the check was no good, would you know what to do? 

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    Ask the Expert: Used Equipment Manager or Remarketing Manager?

    In my opinion, there isn’t a better job in the ag equipment business than the used equipment guy. Used equipment is a commodity much like corn, soybeans, milk or cattle. Used equipment isn’t fluid or constant; it ebbs and flows with economic conditions of supply and demand. 

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[Podcast] Examining the Used Combine Market Heading into Q4

In this episode of Farm Equipment’s Used Equipment Remarketing Roadmaps podcast, host Casey Seymour of Moving Iron LLC talks with regular guest Aaron Fintel, wholesale salesperson with 21st Century Equipment. As we head into the last quarter of 2021, the two discuss the used combine market and what they expect to see happen with inventory and pricing at the end of the year and the first quarter of 2022.

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How New Equipment Technologies are Reshaping Farming

How New Equipment Technologies are Reshaping Farming

For decades, farmers equated machine control with having two hands on the steering wheel, navigating their field on instinct and tradition. But the next generation of machine automation is imminent, offering the ag industry promising, yet unproven opportunities.
Brand Loyalty in the Farm Equipment Business (PDF)

Brand Loyalty in the Farm Equipment Business (PDF)

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. 

2018 Big Dealer Report

2018 Big Dealer Report

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.

 

 

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