Farming and the farm equipment business are and always have been cyclical businesses. That’s sometimes easy to forget, especially coming off a few really good years like we are now. But the cycle will turn down and the only question is when. Read more to find out what the top farm equipment dealers are doing about this.
Click to download the full article by George Russell How Top Performing Dealers Prepare for a Down Turn in PDF format.
Rental is an interesting area to examine from a strategic point of view. Let’s look at rental growth in the last 20 years. In 1987, did you consciously make the decision to enter into the rental market? Consciously make the decision to commit a certain amount of funds to rental? Did you establish specific financial benchmarks for rental operations and continuously monitor progress against those goals to adapt, change, and improve? Or, did you get into the rental business as a reaction to certain factors?
What we’ve seen as a consulting firm is that most heavy equipment dealers are in rental not due to established strategic focus, but as a reaction to certain situational drivers.
Want to read more? Click to download the full article Financial Benchmarks to Drive Rental Profitabilityin PDF format.
Click Get the Most Profit From Your Dealership to read this artice in PDF format by George Keen, as featured in Power Retailer
This is an interesting article written by George Keen in 2008. Click Forklift Equipment Rental to download the Article in PDF format.
Currie Management Consultants, Inc. would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our clients, friends and partners who supported our annual Autism Awareness event. The event was this past Sunday and was a huge success. Matt Hicks and his team, Cameron’s Voice was the leading fundraiser.
Kudos to our dedicated employees Jerry Collins and Cathy Friedman, along with her family who participated in the 5K Race for Autism Awareness that morning. Jerry ranked first place for his division and Cathy, Phil and Tyler Friedman did an outstanding job.
Click to see some of the Currie kids at the event.
George Keen was on the job with his camera so we will be adding more photos soon.
Thanks again to everyone!
There was an interesting speech made by Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE. Click to read Renewing American Leadership.
We are excited to announce the recent opening of our offices in Brazil, headed by Claudio Trincanato. Click here to view the press release: CMC Brazil.
As many of our clients and friends are aware, Currie Management Consultants, Inc. is committed to support the vitally important Autism research that is occuring here in this country. Our local research center has been extremely valuable in providing support and assistance to those families affected by Autism, which includes our own. Once again we will be sponsoring and participating in the Annual Walk/Run for Autism Awareness. Please visit our team page, Cameron’s Voice, and find out how you can help. This year’s event is on Sunday, April 25 in Worcester Massachusetts.
Recently Michelle was asked for her insights on Coaching and Professional Development.
Click here to listen.
Follow the link to listen to Bob’s insight on business and the economy as we begin 2010.
Listen here (about 12 minutes)