John deere dealer consolidating
IATC enables dealers to easily capture, consolidate and prioritize diagnostic trouble codes, oil sampling results, preventative maintenance alerts and more into one centralized and secure portal."Teaming up with Foresight Intelligence allows our dealers to be even more proactive by managing machine health before a customer is aware of an issue," said Jena Holtberg-Benge, director, John Deere Work Sight™."IATC further enhances the power of John Deere Work Sight and is another tool for our dealers to increase customer uptime and create a sustainable competitive advantage."Many John Deere dealers across North America are already utilizing IATC with great results.Advanced analytics make it possible to thoroughly monitor and understand machine health, and uncover trends, such as when a specific type of machine typically fails or when common problems arise among machine populations or in certain applications.Dealers can track individual and branch performance from ticket statistics and easily identify successful activities and areas for improvement based on real-time data.
Most notable is Bayer AG’s proposed billion takeover of Monsanto that would create an industry giant.
And Kubota Corporation, which has been working to develop equipment beyond utility tractors, purchased Great Plains Mfg. Once final, the purchase will expand the company’s long-time partnership with Land Pride and will include all five Great Plains divisions.
Looking back over the history of ag equipment, though, such mergers, acquisitions and business relationships are not new.
“The value of this company is in its people,” adds Eric Levin, Seam Lev president.
“We are committed to investing the resources to provide our team members with the training and tools required to ensure customers always receive the absolute best service in the marketplace.” Bigger network anticipated Atlantic Tractor will be the platform for opportunistically acquiring other complementary industrial dealerships that can benefit from its scale, according to the investors.