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Start with these information-packed articles hand-picked by our editors:
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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Four large farm equipment dealers share the current state of their online sales & e-Commerce initiatives.
Four years ago, we got hit with a ransomware attack. Russian software administered by North Korean state sponsored terrorists shut down our entire system right as corn harvest was happening.
What are your unique proprietary naming conventions, what specific tire attributes do they identify, and what features and benefits do they offer producer?
While I suspected some information may have been conveniently left out, that's not the behavior of the dealer audience I know. While I don’t have endless labor hours to throw around like the think-tanks and lobbyists, I was willing to make an inquiry of my own — in an experiment of 1.
In this episode of the Farm Equipment's Used Equipment Remarketing Roadmaps Podcast, host Aaron Fintel sits down with 4 other used equipment managers from across the U.S. during the Moving Iron Summit held Sept 6-7 in Nashville.
Join top precision farming equipment dealerships from around North America for 2-days of unrivaled learning and networking during the 2023 Precision Farming Dealer Summit. You will discover actionable, best-practice ideas to run a more profitable precision farming business.
Farm Equipment editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our great farm machinery industry. Here is our favorite content from the past week.
The Best of the Web This Week series is brought to you by CLEANFIX.
This month's equipment value guide highlights high clearance sparyers from Apache, Case IH, John Deere, Miller, New Holland and RoGator. All of the sprayers included in the selection are model year 2020 units and appeared in the Summer 2022 IronGuides issue.
Values shown in the tables listed here represent the most commonly equipped options with typical usage hours on equipment of this age. For more detailed values use IronGuides.com, an online appraisal tool for agricultural equipment that adjusts for your machine’s unique region, options and usage.
The Farm Equipment Dealer 100™ (a ranking of the top 100 North American farm equipment dealers — by number of locations) provides information on total and ag stores, brands, geographies served, employees, history, executives and ownership/company profile information.
Compiled by the editors of Ag Equipment Intelligence and Farm Equipment in collaboration with Machinery Advisors Consortium (MAC), this new, interactive content is made possible through the support of Verge Ag.
This month's featured products geared towards equipment dealers.
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.