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Clayton Camp
Our Dealer Story Podcast

[Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Kern Machinery

In the episode of the <em>Farm Equipment</em> podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, we sat down with second generation owner Clayton Camp, along with his son Clay Camp and his daughter Katie Camp Panici during World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif.
In the episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, we sat down with second generation owner Clayton Camp, along with his son Clay Camp and his daughter Katie Camp Panici during World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif.
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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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Acquisition Journal
Special Report: After the Ink Dries

One Dealership’s ‘Acquisition Journal’

New manager Davin Peterson recalls the first few months following an acquisition — in which he was getting to know both parties.
Davin Peterson joined California-based Kern Machinery Inc. (KMI) in April 2015 in advance of the acquisition of Hollingsworth Inc., a 3-store John Deere dealer group with stores in Ontario and Burns, Ore., and Weiser, Idaho, that would be renamed Camp Equipment.
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Kim Schmidt
From the Desk of Kim Schmidt

Trust Your Employees to Make Decisions

For many business owners or even a department managers, letting go of responsibilities and trusting someone else with them can be hard to do. After all if you want something done right, you should do it yourself, right?
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Dealership Minds 2016 Overview: Kern Machinery

Adapt and adapt again is this dealership’s mantra as it thrives in California’s highly diverse and rapidly changing ag environment.
In the fourth of Farm Equipment’s every-other-year Dealership Minds series, six editors travelled to central California to experience first-hand how a successful dealership — Kern Machinery — operates in a market where agriculture can only be described as “diverse,” “intensive” and “rapidly changing.” It wasn’t that long ago when cotton, potatoes and hay dominated the landscape. Today, vegetables, fruit, grapes and nuts are taking over.
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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

Equipment to Serve a Diverse Customer Base

About 30-40% of equipment sales for Kern Machinery come from shortline equipment. These shortline vendors are extremely important to Kern. Clayton Camp, president of Kern Machinery of Bakersfield, Calif., describes some of the challenges faced by the parts and service departments as they support these additional lines. 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

Empowering Employees: Expecting Results and Inspecting Them

Clayton Camp, president of Kern Machinery of Bakersfield, Calif., subscribes to a leadership philosophy based on expecting results from employees and inspecting them. By "inspect," Camp means you need to be prepared to measure performance. The 54-part 2016 Farm Equipment Dealership Minds video series is sponsored by Charter Software.
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