Farm Equipment sent 7 staffers to the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville this week. The show featured over 850 exhibitors, covering 27 acres of indoor space. Here’s the top developments editors found impacting the North American farm machinery market.
It’s been 10 years since Farm Equipment last sat down with the top executives of the major ag equipment makers, and 13 since the very first time we published a report like this. While some things remain the same (consolidation, market share demands, purity pressure), others have changed — notably the economy and the names of the executives at the top.
EDA’s latest report — conducted every 2 years — provides a benchmark-type view into dealership compensation, commissions and benefits. This article highlights a sampling of the positions of interest to dealership managers.
The Equipment Dealers Assn.’s (EDA) Compensation & Benefits Survey questionnaire was revised in 2016 to include wage data relative to office/personnel staff, sales, parts and service departments. In total, more than 30 different job descriptions were analyzed in the survey report.
The 15-part 2016 Farm Equipment Dealership of the Year video series is sponsored by CDK Global Heavy Equipment, a leading provider of management software for equipment dealerships throughout North America.
Cory Allely, AMS specialist with Platte Valley Equipment in Wahoo, Neb., shares the origins of the 4-store John Deere dealership's E3 precision support packages, and some of the key features which have proven ROI for customers and keep them enrolled in the program.
This workshop is for owners, mid-level managers, department managers, and key dealership personnel. Consider bringing several staff members so they can share ideas and return to implement them at your dealership.
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