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33 Tips for Turning Billable Service Into Recurring Precision Revenue
Providing reliable service is a source of pride for dealers, but recouping a reasonable return on their time remains a challenge.
8 Tips for Building Better Dealer-Farmer Precision Partnerships
Three farmers and three precision equipment specialists discuss strategies for anticipating service needs, maximizing sales opportunities and avoiding customer conflict.
20 Employee Training & Retention Tips for Precision Ag Staff
A diverse group of dealers divulge their secrets to motivating new employees, making the most of training opportunities and why an ‘open book’ approach can be a competitive advantage.
At the start of 2020, we launched what we considered a critical training initiative around precision farming that applied to every employee, no matter their position or responsibility within the dealership.
Regardless of size, location or brand, the last year was an inescapable labyrinth of lessons for precision dealerships. From rapid adoption of remote support platforms — both for internal communication and external service — to salvaging the most adaptable business objectives to at least maintain the status quo.
Autonomy is on the horizon for the ag equipment industry. Between John Deere’s 2019 driverless tractor concept and Raven Industries accepting preorders for its Autonomous AutoCart, the reality of farmers purchasing and utilizing autonomous equipment is only growing.
Paperwork, procedures and performance measurements may be considered necessary evils in the day-to-day workflow of a precision business, but done right, they provide invaluable insights into how to improve operational efficiency in a relationship-driven industry.
In today’s Precision Farming Dealer podcast, we share excerpts from our recent conversation with Michael Langemeier and Michael Boehlje with Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture, on what role dealers will play in bringing next generation technologies to their customers, along with the types of skill sets needed to adapt to the changing farm technology landscape.
The most influential “Dealership Minds” in the industry will gather in Omaha, Neb. on August 3-4 for the 2021 Dealership Minds Summit.
This month's featured products geared towards equipment dealers.
If you weren't able to attend Farm Equipment and Precision Farming Dealer's SOLD OUT 2017 Precision Farming Dealer Summit, you can still have the opportunity to learn leading strategies to evolve and improve the way you sell, service and support precision technology by purchasing an attendee binder.
Based on surveys from more than 300 North American dealers, not only does the 2016 Dealer Business Outlook & Trends forecast report give you a "from the trenches" look at what dealers see for equipment sales in the year ahead, but it also identifies trends for individual product sales growth. In 48 pages, the report breaks out the dealers' 2016 outlook by country, by region, by the equipment brand and by the size of their dealership. Learn more.