Flat rate guides
Agricultural – The Flat Rate Guide for combines and agricultural tractors includes data on 40 HP and higher for tractors and combines from 1980 forward. It includes suggested repair times for internal combine components, drives train components and selected external components. This guide is available in notebook and/or cd-rom format.
Outdoor Power Equipment – The OPE Flat Rate Guide includes figures for lawn tractors, garden tractors, compact tractors, riding mowers, commercial walk-behind mowers and
commercial riders. The guide gives dealers realistic estimates on repair times for internal engine components, drive train components, chassis components, mower deck components, steering components and PTO components. The OPE guide is also available in notebook and/or cd-rom format.
This discounted program can drastically reduce your shipping costs with major carriers. The discounts are some of the most aggressive in the industry.
A 20 Group is a group of dealers, no more than 20, working cooperatively together to build profitability through shared experiences, shared problem solutions, shared ideas and shared operating data. A 20 Group is a self-help activity.
Like most businesses, equipment dealers usually know if they’re doing okay. That’s a simple measurement. The bottom line. If it’s black, you’re making money; if it’s red, you’re losing money. Simple? Sure…if you are content with just doing okay! But if you are going to succeed in the equipment business today, just staying in the black isn’t enough. Can you answer the questions “How do I know if I’m doing as well as I should be?” Successful dealers all over the U.S. and Canada are finding the answer to this question through participation in a Dealer 20 Group.
Midwest-SouthEastern Equipment Dealers Association and Team SI have partnered to educate and provide dealer solutions to drive sales in the digital spectrum. Established in 2010, Team SI is a data-driven marketing firm where designers, strategists, and data specialists create unique customer experiences for clients using digital and social media platforms. Team SI loves data; its data analysts are dedicated to poring over data to optimize campaigns and identify new opportunities. Team SI developed its own proprietary system called Doppio that pairs the most sophisticated, aggregated and automated data analytics platforms available with the insights and instincts of its certified professional staff to optimize campaign effectiveness. Team SI was recognized as a Google Partner in 2012 and then recognized as a Google Premier Partner in 2015. Team SI was listed as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies” in 2018, according to Entrepreneur Magazine. Team SI has experienced tremendous growth not by following the pack but by leading it. Team SI is perhaps best known for coining the term “TraDigital,” the art of blending traditional and digital marketing, which it builds into each data-driven marketing plan. Team SI represents local, regional and national clients in a variety of industry categories including automotive, agriculture and equipment, healthcare, and higher education. Team SI is one of the first marketing agencies in the U.S. to innovate the way the equipment and agriculture industry markets to its consumers TraDigitally. In just two years, the Team SI Equipment Division has built a client roster of 400 dealership locations across the U.S. and Canada. Follow Team SI on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @WeAreTeamSI.
Changes will continue in how people interact in the digital landscape with brands. Let your Association and Team SI steer your boat through the many waves. Digital marketing is the next evolution in your association’s strong commitment to our members.
This joint venture between Midwest-SouthEastern and Team SI will deliver what equipment dealers value most: meaningful, positive and measurable impact toward achieving market goals.
management software system
Charter Software offers Association members an affordable, Windows-based business management software system. Designed especially for equipment dealers, this system will give members the tools to help increase sales and profits.
The Midwest-SouthEastern Equipment Foundation and the Terry L. Willborn Scholarship were founded to provide funds to individuals desiring careers in the agricultural, industrial, dairy, farmstead mechanization, and outdoor power equipment industries.
Dealer members may assemble a customized, legal personnel handbook from a master handbook topics, such as alcohol and drug use, dress code, sick leave, vacation policy, attendance, performance reviews, and sexual harassment.
Area Informational meetings
Bringing members together for the exchange of ideas and information is an important function of any association. The Association takes great pride in producing one of the best Annual Meetings to help dealers stay on the cutting edge of new developments in the equipment industry.
On an as-needed basis, the Association holds a series of area meetings to review member programs and services, legislative activity, etc. You will find our Annual and Area Meetings to be very interesting, informative and enjoyable. We encourage you to join us.