It’s been almost two years since the US equipment boom that gifted many farmers with impressive deals on late-model equipment. Now it seems the well has run dry. As demands continue to exceed supply, the costs of selling and renting used equipment has continued to increase, and new AG dealer software can help them track… Read more »
There was a lot to learn from the 2019 Precision Farming Dealer Summit. Attending as a representative of Charter (one of the title sponsors of the event), I was able to absorb some of the Summit’s greatest discoveries, conversations, and realizations. Here are some of the main insights that Ag dealerships can take away from… Read more »
Mobile is one of the biggest changes to the equipment dealers industry to date. From increasing management productivity to improving employee and customer satisfaction, mobile has become a simple fix for some of the industry’s most pertinent issues. Are you using this technology to its fullest potential?
At GIE Expo this year, I was on a panel facilitated by Sara Hey from Bob Clements International, with two other business systems in a session called “Looking to the Future – Business Management Software Panel.” While talking with two competitors on the panel, it became clear that we all have the same issue –… Read more »
According to a recently published global survey, machine learning (like autonomous driving) and telematics will more than likely overtake the industry as a leader of innovation in years to come. 81% of respondents are already using (or plan to use) these technologies. Are you one of them? Here’s what you need to know.
Chances are everyone you know owns a smartphone. Which means that all or most of your customers do too. Here’s why mobile is changing the game for the equipment dealers and how you’ll benefit from adding it to your equipment dealership strategy.
One of the key changes within our industry is the use of advanced analytics to drive equipment dealership performance. Equipment dealers and partners who embrace these changes sooner than later will reap the many benefits provided by these new technologies. The most impactful and disruptive experiences we’re now seeing include the integration of IoT and… Read more »
In a recent study published by Farm-Equipment.com, it would appear that more and more dealer-principals are retiring in the next 5 years. This figure aligns with data that suggests 75% of people holding this job title age 51 and over. If you fall into either or both of these groups, you’ll need to begin planning for… Read more »
Experts have recently predicted that dealers can expect rental industry trends that lead to larger increases in revenue across the board than previously forecasted! The American Rental Association (ARA) posits that their latest five-year review points to a high likelihood of the rental industry continuing to flourish through the year 2022. In fact, they even… Read more »
Did you know researchers have concluded that warehouse professionals should expect to see a 76% increase in both the number of locations and expected volume over the next few years? Meanwhile, your day-to-day operations look identical to when you first started.