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Brian Carpenter
Our Dealer Story Podcast

[Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Champlain Valley Equipment

In this episode of the new <em>Farm Equipment</em> podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, we feature Champlain Valley Equipment, a Vermont New Holland dealership. Editor Ben Thorpe sat down with second generation owner Brian Carpenter during the Dealership Minds Summit.
In this episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, we feature Champlain Valley Equipment, a Vermont New Holland dealership. Associate Research Editor Ben Thorpe sat down with second generation owner Brian Carpenter during the Dealership Minds Summit.
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My ‘Greatest’ Mistake

8 farm equipment executives share their greatest mistakes and the lessons ‘forged in the fire’ that they carry with them today.
That was an email I received from Johnson Tractor’s Leo Johnson (see p. 30) as we were preparing for this SHOWCASE special report. Said another way (by 19th century philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer), “Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.”
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Special Report: After the Ink Dries

A History of Acquisitions and Owner Transitions for Champlain Valley Equipment

Over the past 15 years, Champlain Valley Equipment, a 5-store New Holland, Case IH and Kubota dealership in Vermont, has acquired six other dealerships. In several cases, the selling owner was offered a new position within the dealership. Brian Carpenter, general manager of Champlain Valley, says making the transition from owner to staff member has gone smoothly in each case.
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Brain Carpenter
Special Report: After the Ink Dries

Plan Early, But Have Patience

While Champlain Valley Equipment doesn’t have a script for acquiring another dealership, planning early and addressing challenges as they appear has led to six smooth dealership transitions for the company.
While Champlain Valley Equipment doesn’t have a script for acquiring another dealership, planning early and addressing challenges as they appear has led to six smooth dealership transitions for the company.
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