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Precision Farming Dealer Summit 2019 Recap

Banking on Billable Service for Sustainable Precision Profit

Strong customer relationships – essential for sustainable growth in the farm equipment business – are especially critical for dealers looking to grow in the fast-paced precision farming business.
There are profits to be made for dealers who sell and service the ever-changing mix of precision farming goods and services.
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Packaging & Pricing Precision Support Plans for Recurring Revenue

Selecting attractive services, soliciting customer feedback and capitalizing on supplemental sales opportunities are the cornerstones of profitability.
Putting together a precision farming service plan can be a messy process. What to include — and exclude — how to bill and of course, what to charge, are key decisions that need to be made prior to launching a package.
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DIC Nathan Zimmerman

Providing Comprehensive Service On the Phone & In the Field

For A.C. McCartney’s Nathan Zimmerman, getting customers ready for planting is equally an on-phone and on-site endeavor.
Multitasking was the name of the game while riding along with Nathan Zimmerman, precision farming manager for A.C. McCartney, for our latest Day in the Cab profile. With the sun finally breaking winter’s gloom and temperatures in the mid-60s, spring had taken root in northern Illinois, making area farmers anxious to get in the field.
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Jason Pennycook

Internal Management Challenges Still to Solve for Sustainable Precision Farming Service Plans

Jason Pennycook, precision specialist at Johnson Tractor (4 stores in Wisconsin and Illinois), says Johnson is still working on the internal management issues, including how service plans are billed, who is responsible and how to get all locations on the same page, as many farmers will use one or more stores. “We’re working on ways to make sure every service manager at every store knows when a farmer is on a service plan so he doesn’t get billed incorrectly.”
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Adam Gittins

Creating Precision Service Plans: Makes & Misses

With less equipment being rolled, precision service plan sales could see a shot in the arm. These dealers share their advice for getting them in place.
After years of “giving unapplied service labor away for free when it came to precision technologies” the dealer panel presentation on capturing revenue in service plans for precision was of keen interest for Summit attendees.
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[Webinar] Turning Precision Service Into Profit: Successful Strategies for Dealers

For most dealerships, the backbone of their precision farming business is hardware sales. But as more technology comes standard on farm equipment, and the market becomes increasingly saturated, dealers are realizing the need to diversify their precision business to remain profitable. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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