Dealership of the Year

2013 Dealer of the Year Videos

The 21-part 2013 Farm Equipment Dealership of the Year video series is sponsored by PFW Systemsa leading provider of management software for equipment dealerships throughout North America.

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Industry's Best Dealerships
Honored in 9th Annual Awards Program

Maintaining Double Digit Growth
Lake County International
Category: Under $50 Million in Annual Revenue

Maintaining Double Digit Growth
Stotz Equipment
Category: Over $50 Million in Annual Revenue


2012 Dealer of the Year Videos

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The 18-part 2012 Farm Equipment Dealership of the Year video series is sponsored by DIS (Dealer Information Systems Corp.), the leading provider of business system software to agricultural equipment dealers and distributors in North America.

For more information about DIS click the logo above.

Industry's Best Dealerships Honored in 8th Annual Awards

Kennedy Implement & Auto

Kennedy Implement & Auto
Category: Under $50 Million in Annual Revenue

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Johnson Tractor

Johnson Tractor
Category: More Than $50 Million in Annual Revenue

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On-Location Videos at Kennedy Implement & Auto

Part 1: Metrics to Watch

Part 2: High Inventory Turns Grow Return on Assets

Part 3: Philosophy on Being Prepared with Used Inventory

Part 4: Selling the Customer What They Need

Part 5: Getting Newer Tractors Out Into the Fields

Part 6: Competing for Market Share

Part 7: Improving Absorption Rate Through Teamwork

Part 8: Strategies for Growth and Creating Sales

Part 9: What Kennedy Implement Stands For

On-Location Videos at Johnson Tractor

Dealership of the Year 2012

Part 1: Johnson Tractor's Defining Moments

Part 2: Importance of Absorption Rate Up for Debate

Part 3: Service Trucks Make for a Great Mobile Toolbox

Part 4: A Commission Sharing Strategy That Limits 'Cherry Picking'

Part 5: Succession Planning at Johnson Tractor

Part 6: What Are You Most Proud Of?

Part 7: Used Equipment Strategy

Part 8: Holding Onto A Great Company Culture

Part 9: Employee Training


2011 Dealer of the Year Videos

The 12-part 2011 Farm Equipment Dealership of the Year video series is sponsored by IRON Solutions, the largest online marketplace and most trusted source for finding new and used agricultural, industrial and outdoor power equipment. 

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Janson Equipment Company

Part 1: Addressing Competition

Part 2: Managing Obsolete Inventory

Part 3: Recovery Rates

Part 4: Absorption Rates

Part 5: Changing to a Multi-Store Company

Part 6: Managing by the Balance Sheet

Dealership of the Year 2011

JayDee AgTech

Part 1: Precision Farming

Part 2: Key Metrics

Part 3: Regional Diversification

Part 4: Customer Service

Part 5: Receiving the Award

Part 6: The Future: What Now?


2010 Dealer of the Year Videos

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The 10-part 2010 Farm Equipment Dealership of the Year video series is sponsored by Raven Industries, recognized internationally for agricultural innovation, product reliability and unmatched service and support.

For more information about Raven Industries click the logo to the right.

RDO Equipment Co.

Part 1: Account Management Structure: Industry Pacesetter

Part 2: The RDO Promise Uptime Guarantee

Part 3: A True Commitment To Training & Leadership

Part 4: How to Manage the Remote Non-Contiguous Stores

Part 5: RDO's Community Involvement & Farm Rescue

Dealer of the  Year 2010

Part 6: Future Initiatives

Codington-Clark Equipment

Part 1: Market Share Without Sacrificing Margins

Part 2: Achieving A High Absorption Rate

Part 3: Return On Sales

Part 4: Earning Our Customers' Trust

 


2009 Dealer of the Year Videos

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The eight-part 2009 Farm Equipment Dealership of the Year video series is sponsored by Iron Solutions, the leading source of equipment market intelligence for used agricultural, industrial and outdoor power equipment.

Young's Equipment

Part 1: Profiting from a 7-Day/Week Schedule

Part 2: Recruiting Foreign Technicians

Part 3: GPS — Leading the Customers

Part 4: Opportunity After Disaster

Bonneville & Madison County Implement

Part 1: Turning Around a Struggling Store

Part 2: Hiring Energy & Enthusiasm

Part 3: Managing a Fast-Growth Path

Part 4: Absorption Rate is Key to Stability


2008 Dealer of the Year

Industry's Best Dealerships Recognized in 4th Annual Award Program
In continuation of the industry recognition program first started in 2005, two dealer organizations - Miller Farm Equipment ("Large, Multi-Store Operation"), and Vincennes Tractor ("One- or Two-Store Operation") - will forever share...

LARGE, MULTI-STORE OPERATION: Miller Farm Equipment, Moosomin, Saskatchewan
Simple on the outside, complex on the inside. Easy enough to understand...

ONE- OR TWO-STORE OPERATION: Vincennes Tractor Inc. Vincennes, Ind.
During a tour through the various departments of Vincennes Tractor in early June, Edgar Kuhlenschmidt couldn't help but express his feelings about...