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Dealership Minds 2016: Kern Machinery

Rental Program Puts Products in the Hands of Farmers New to Precision

The rental program at Kern Machinery puts precision products in the hands of some farmers new to some of the technologies. Joel Turrubiates, integrated solutions manager for Kern Machinery in Bakersfield, Calif., talks about the program and how it has helped increase precision equipment sales. The 54-part 2016 Farm Equipment Dealership Minds video series is sponsored by Charter Software.
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Dealership Minds 2016: Kern Machinery

Department Management: Getting Out of the Rut of Micromanagement

Finding and hiring the right people is a key part of department management. Charlie Moe, corporate aftermarket manager with Kern Machinery of Bakersfield, Calif., explains that the dealership has gotten out of the rut of micromanagement by hiring the right people, providing them with the tools to get the job done and "getting out of the way," of those motivated employees. The 54-part 2016 Farm Equipment Dealership Minds video series is sponsored by Charter Software.
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Dealership Minds 2016: Kern Machinery

Optimizing the Labor Force on the Equipment with Service Advisor Remote

Clayton Camp, president of Kern Machinery of Bakersfield, Calif., shares how John Deere's Service Advisor Remote has been an effective tool for Kern Machinery as it tends to the needs of customers in its AOR. The 54-part 2016 Farm Equipment Dealership Minds video series is sponsored by Charter Software.
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Dealership Minds 2016: Kern Machinery

High-Use Customer Demands More of Their Dealer

As of January 2016, there are 57 different crops that Kern Machinery serves in its AOR. Clayton Camp, president of Kern Machinery of Bakersfield, Calif., explains how this variety impacts the work Kern Machinery has to do to prepare for busy periods as farmers expect a high level of service from the dealership. The 54-part 2016 Farm Equipment Dealership Minds video series is sponsored by Charter Software.
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Dealership Minds 2016: Kern Machinery

Busting Silos: Changes in Organizational Structure

With 3 locations in a triangle about 40 miles apart in the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley, Kern Machinery learned quickly that they were inadvertently competing with one another for customers. Clayton Camp, president of Kern Machinery of Bakersfield, Calif., talks about the discovery of this situation and how the dealership has changed it's structure. The 54-part 2016 Farm Equipment Dealership Minds video series is sponsored by Charter Software.
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