For dealers in jurisdictions that qualify as essential or exempt businesses, the Western Equipment Dealers Assn. has prepared a “safe passage” letter for dealers to provide to their essential employees who will be asked to continue working in dealership facilities in locations that are covered by these orders.
You might not consider the Coronavirus a traditional disaster the way we think of tornadoes or floods, but it is having an impact on dealerships — and all dealers need to have a plan. Register for this webinar from the HBK Dealership Solutions Group, set for 11 a.m. Eastern, Thursday, March 26.
"Our efforts to keep our factories running is to ensure we’re able to keep our customers operational with the parts, service, finance, support and equipment they rely on us for — including farmers and contractors who are critical to the well-being of our nation and world."
The Equipment Dealers Assn. has teamed up with the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute to send a letter to the National Governors Assn. urging them to classify OPE dealerships as essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. EDA encourages you to contact your local government officials directly and do the same.
The Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers, Associated Equipment Distributors and the Equipment Dealers Assn. urged governors to designate equipment manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers and service technicians as “essential” to the economic continuity of the states as they continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Equipment Dealers Assn. is hosting a webinar at noon Central, Thursday, March 19, "Coronavirus: Legislative and Practical Considerations for Equipment Dealers." EDA also offers an extensive list of resources for dealers in the U.S. and Canada.
The Equipment Dealers Foundation, the charitable arm of the Equipment Dealers Assn., announces its newest workforce development initiative, an educational marketing campaign to increase awareness and change perceptions of careers in the equipment industry.
Heritage Tractor, the Lawrence, Kan., John Deere dealership, reopened in late January after it was destroyed by a fire in May 2018. The building caught fire after a transformer fell onto the roof causing the interior building to ignite.
Alyn Brown of Level Up Development, who is also a technology contributor to Rural Lifestyle Dealer, highlights products that stood out to him at the 2019 GIE+Expo, including equipment from Mean Green, Ariens, Bad Boy and Ferris.
Managing used equipment inventories and remarketing equipment is the biggest challenge facing farm equipment dealerships today. Join top farm equipment dealerships from around North America for 3-days of unrivaled online learning and networking during the 2020 Virtual Dealership Minds Summit designed to equip you with actionable, best-practice ideas to better manage and move used inventories.
Yanmar was founded in 1912 and developed the world's first commercially viable small diesel engine in 1933. The diesel engine has continued as our core business ever since, our key tool in the rationalization and modernization of agriculture, fishing and industry.
Virginia Beach-based STIHL Inc., produces a full line of high-quality, handheld outdoor power equipment including blowers, trimmers, brushcutters, and multi-task tools, as well as the number one selling brand of chainsaws worldwide. STIHL Inc. manufactures over 260 model variations of handheld outdoor power equipment for sale in the U.S. and around the world.