Though dealers surveyed in 2020 indicated the lowest rate of decrease in brand loyalty yet, many also saw farmers more willing to prioritize quality dealer service over staying loyal to a specific color.
Trent Hummel, a consultant and trainer with the Western Equipment Dealers Assn.’s Dealer Institute recently gave a webinar for Farm Equipment where he explained how dealers should be taking down credit card numbers ahead of time, when to get OEMs to help pay for warranty losses and how to increase billing efficiency.
In teaching telephone techniques to salespeople and sales managers, I'm always amazed at how many misunderstand the value of the incoming calls to the business. Salespeople many times don't treat them as true lead. This misjudgment is costing the salesperson and the business thousands of dollars every year.
In a recent webinar, Trent Hummel, consultant and trainer for the Western Equipment Dealers Assn.’s Dealer Institute, explained how dealers can maximize the benefit of their OEM return program, sell obsolete parts to the wholegoods department at a discount and have their technicians assist by upselling parts while on service jobs.
Trent Hummel, consultant and trainer for the Western Equipment Dealers Assn.’s Dealer Institute, explained in a recent Farm Equipment webinar how simple actions like examining expense reports and arranging for payment as services are rendered can improve cashflow.
Farm Equipment brought members of its dealer advisory board together for a roundtable discussion on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the industry and what opportunities, if any, may become common practice for dealers.
Members of Farm Equipment's dealer advisory board got together for a roundtable discussion on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the industry and what opportunities, if any, may become common practice for dealers.
The only thing that sounds as crazy as offering someone a congratulations in advance of persevering through an ongoing economic crisis is the idea of accepting it. But if you don’t (or attempt to avoid it altogether), you’ll miss what a hardship promises to teach — as well as tomorrow’s reward for having endured it.
Dealership marketing managers at farm equipment dealerships have been pushing digital tools for sales and lead management for years, but the adoption of such tools has been slow. The current coronavirus crisis forced the adoption of such tools for Koenig Equipment, a 15 store John Deere dealership group in Indiana and Ohio, says vice president of marketing Marguerite Kleinedler.
In this short video clip, Manager of History & Corporate Archives Neil Dahlstrom shares his personal path into the unique role that he serves in helping to preserve the history of John Deere, and assisting others in putting it into context.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) are coming together during NAMA’s 2020 Agri-Marketing Conference with a pre-conference workshop with content targeted specifically for these types of organizations.
Built on 90 years of expertise, Yetter Farm Equipment leads the agriculture industry in designing effective and innovative equipment for residue management, seedbed preparation, precision fertilizer placement, harvest attachments, strip-tillage, and more.
Machinery Scope offers premier risk management tools for farm equipment. We provide timely, personalized, and flexible solutions to protect more farm equipment investments than anyone in the industry. We add value and peace of mind when you are buying, selling, or managing your farm equipment by offering extended warranty plans.