To celebrate their 35th anniversary, Voyager RV Centre has announced the launch of the Voyager Cares fundraising initiative, with the goal of raising $100,000 for local charities.
The campaign kicked-off in December and over the next 12 months the family-owned and operated dealership has pledged to donate proceeds from every RV sale to seven different non-profit organizations throughout the Central Okanagan.
Documents filed in court state the running gear on the Touring trailers (including the axle, brakes, hitch and the breakaway device that activates the trailer’s brakes if it comes loose from the tow vehicle) had not yet been tested for Canadian Standards Association (CSA) compliance, The Record reported.
According to a court filing released today, KS2, a creditor owed more than $7 million by EHGNA, informed the court it has retained counsel and sought to form a creditor committee. KS2 objected to the expedited sales process for a number of reasons, but singled out the “short time frame” for the pending sale of company assets.
Outdoorsy (outdoorsy.com), an RV rental and outdoor experiences marketplace, announced its new partnership with Liberty Mutual. This partnership includes three levels of RV rental insurance allowing owners and renters to travel throughout the U.S. and Canada in motorhomes, campervans, caravans, travel trailers and adventure vehicles.
This week’s guest is Bernie Brenner, the CEO of Rollick. It is a company that merges technology with core business practices to help dealers close more sales and better understand what really motivates their customers and prospects. Because each consumer is different, how is it possible to know what they expect? Rollick helps dealers take advantage of data to know who their customers are and to build trust early in the relationship.
National Indoors RV Centers in Las Vegas, Nev., is hosting a three-day training session for Spartan. The event will take place April 16-18 and will cover a variety of topics of interest to people who own RVs built on a Spartan chassis.
At the hearing, Ochs requested that the IRS use its regulatory authority to clarify whether RV trailers are included in the term “motor vehicle” for floor plan financing interest deductions.
In the American RV industry, people move from one company to another, or get fired from one firm and wind up working at another a few weeks or months later. Consolidation contributes further to the undiluted gene pool of new faces and new ideas. One company’s failed attempt or bad hiring decision becomes another firm’s hope for the future.
Remanufactured lumber and plywood maker Great Lakes Forest Products will invest $7 million to create a sister company in Bristol, Indiana, creating a potential 100 new jobs by 2022.
“A significant number of the transactions entered into by EHGNA with its chassis suppliers, other suppliers of products or services (including warehousing) and finished product dealers, were implemented on vague or uncertain terms, or appear to have not been documented but were effected on handshake deals,” the report noted.
Perhaps that explains why baby boomers took a back seat to millennials at this month’s RVX trade show in Salt Lake City. Have the movers and shakers in the RV industry concluded that the expected surge of baby boomers was really a bust?
Not only do videos show a customer a visual with impact that just can’t be duplicated, but the stats prove that they’re more effective than a typical website. Videos have 41% higher click-through and are showing up as much as 50 times higher on Google search results than websites.
“However, levels primarily increased during the fourth quarter, which is considered to be a normal replenishing period,” said Devenish. “Dealer inventory is to considered to be in line with dealer requirements for the 2019 season.”