The Results Are In! Order Cost of Doing Business Study
The Cost of Doing Business Study presents the annual financial and operational profile of independent, retail equipment dealerships. This Study is made possible through the cooperation of participating dealer associations and their members who provide detailed financial and operational information for their individual companies. The study assesses financial performance and presents composite income statements and balance sheets, in addition to averages for key financial performance ratios. Use this data to measure your own performance against industry averages and set benchmarks to establish financial plans to improve profitability. Cost - $275 [Order Here]
Attend Senator Fischer Luncheon
INEDA will be hosting a luncheon with U.S. Senator Deb Fischer on October 20th at The Nebraska Club in Lincoln, Nebraska. This is a terrific opportunity to meet Senator Fischer and discuss issues that relate to you and other equipment dealers and distributors throughout the state of Nebraska. We encourage you to attend this important event and make a contribution. Contact Will Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800.622.0016 for additional information.
CAT Targets Aftermarket Services as Key Growth Industry – Equipment World
Between 2012 and 2016, Caterpillar experienced its most severe downturn in its 90-year history, with profits dropping by 40 percent. Now under the leadership of Jim Umpleby, Caterpillar is focused on what it calls its “Operating & Execution” model. [More]
Mahindra Unveils Conceptual Driverless Tractor – Farm Equipment
Mahindra & Mahindra has unveiled its first driverless tractor. The autonomous tractor will aim to enhance precision farming, increase productivity, improve quality and facilitate coverage of large tracts of the land. [More]
The Ultimate in Swag – e-QUIP news
Ram Trucks (or Dodge Trucks as many of us still call them) will launch their 2018 Harvest Edition models this fall. And buyers can get one painted in official New Holland blue or Case IH red. [More]
Senators Want to Repeal Personal Property Tax – The Columbus Telegram
A tax imposed on office computers, furniture, farm equipment and other business property could be in jeopardy next year if two Nebraska lawmakers have their way. [More]
Farm Credit Services of America Announces New President/CEO – FCSA
Farm Credit Services of America recently named Mark Jensen as incoming president and chief executive officer of the customer-owned financial cooperatives. [More]
Great Iowa Treasure Hunt
As you may already know, the Treasurer of the State of Iowa is responsible for holding onto unclaimed property, payments, and refunds owed to both individuals and businesses. Currently, there are thousands of payments waiting for the rightful owners to file for a claim. You or your business may be entitled to funds being held in trust by the Treasurer. To search for unclaimed property and to submit a claim click here.