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Conversations in Ag

Agriculture Equipment Dealers & Manufacturers Collaborating to Solve Customer Needs

Clayton Camp, President of Kern Machinery and David Rankin, President of Rankin Equipment and Northstar Attachments, discuss the value of the relationship between suppliers and dealers and what makes those relationships work.
Clayton Camp, President of Kern Machinery and David Rankin, President of Rankin Equipment and Northstar Attachments, discuss the value of the relationship between suppliers and dealers and what makes those relationships work.
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Used Equipment Remarketing Roadmaps

[Podcast] Breaking Down the Northwest’s Unique Used Equipment Challenges

Casey Seymour of 21st Century Equipment and Moving Iron LLC is joined by Max Smith, CEO of Ag West Supply. They discuss the the diverse ag market in the Northwest and how they struggle with not having secondary buyers for specialty equipment.
Casey Seymour of 21st Century Equipment and Moving Iron LLC is joined by Max Smith, CEO of Ag West Supply. They discuss the the diverse ag market in the Northwest and how they struggle with not having secondary buyers for specialty equipment.
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Sponsored Content: Success in Shortline Machinery

As Trusted Advisor, Groupe Symac Earns Customers’ Business

This 7-store AGCO dealer positions itself as ‘primary source of information and credibility for planting.’
Originally started by two co-ops with a mission of providing services and products to co-op members, Groupe Symac’s goal hasn’t changed much. While the organization now serves more farm customers who are not co-op members, it still remains focused on finding the right product for the customer.
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Sponsored Content: Success in Shortline Machinery

Are You Doing Anything Extra to Promote Your Specialty Equipment Lines?

Q: With large ag equipment sales expected to be down again this year, are you doing anything extra to promote your specialty equipment lines? If so, what?
We asked dealers: "With large ag equipment sales expected to be down again this year, are you doing anything extra to promote your specialty equipment lines? If so, what?"
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Sponsored Content: Success in Shortline Machinery

Life Beyond the Majors, Succeeding with Shortlines

Interviews with former mainline dealers still in business, and primary research provide an inside look at how the 'mavericks' of farm equipment retail broke away from their majors and are succeeding.
Interviews with former mainline dealers still in business, and primary research provide an inside look at how the 'mavericks' of farm equipment retail broke away from their majors and are succeeding.
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Sponsored Content: Success in Shortline Machinery

Shortline Dealer Finds Success with Many Lines

Brand diversity allows Flaman Ag to negotiate with suppliers and meet customers needs as a shortline dealer.
Brand diversity allows Flaman Ag to negotiate with suppliers and meet its customers needs. The dealership group carries 59 different product categories from 46 different suppliers, with grain handling, storage and drying equipment as their primary product areas. “We’re constantly looking for new things, and every year or two we’ll take on a new line or the odd thing will drop off,” Flaman says.
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Sponsored Content: Success in Shortline Machinery

What Consultants Say About Shortline-Only Farm Equipment Dealerships

We interviewed three consultants to get their perspective on the challenges faced by shortline-only dealers. Here's what they had to say, in their own words.
We interviewed three consultants to get their perspective on the challenges faced by shortline-only dealers. Here's what they had to say, in their own words.
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Dealership Minds: Creating Partnerships with Customers Through Service

While Don Zajac, service manager for Kern Machinery’s Buttonwillow, Calif., store, and James Boel, service manager at Kern Machinery’s Delano, Calif., store, have different levels of experience with the dealership and slightly different responsibilities, they both run their service departments with the same principle. No 2 days are the same for the pair and even under the best-laid plans, circumstances and schedules change.
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