RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

NATDA Partners With Priority One Financial Services

Wed Jun 22, 2016

146661222938406.jpgSaint Petersburg, Florida - The North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) has announced that it has again partnered with Priority One Financial Services in order to continue offering its benefits to NATDA members. As the endorsed F&I outsourcing provider for NATDA, Priority One Financial Services provides NATDA members with a multitude of opportunities.

NATDA members are eligible to participate in an equipment financing program for dealers of commercial use trailers including utility, cargo, neckover, restroom, specialty as well as other commercial use vehicles. This finance service offers dealers access to exclusive commercial lenders, quick approvals, unmatched profit opportunities and unique program options, including leases, loans, zero-down options and no dealer fees.

In addition to the financial rewards, Priority One Financial Services also will provide NATDA members a number of other services, including free educational information related to F&I management. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear Priority One Financial Services Business Development Director Jared Zimlin speak at the 2016 NATDA Trade Show & Convention. Zimlin will teach dealers the basics to getting more loans approved and the tools you need to be successful. His seminar is called “Trailer Financing 101” and will be held on Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Music City Center.

“We are so excited to be able to once again partner with Priority One Financial Services and continue offering their benefits to our members,” NATDA Executive Director Jesse Battle says. “Last year, our members were very pleased with the services gifted to them by Priority One Financial and we are glad to be able to offer those amenities yet again.”