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 .
Wed Dec 21, 2016
Jasper, Indiana - Meyer Distributing, Inc has announced the addition of its Omaha, Nebraska location. The cross-dock will have a direct feed from Meyer's Jasper, Indiana distribution hub which houses one of the largest inventories of automotive accessories and RV parts in the country.
“Meyer has seen an influx of RV dealers calling us for an alternate supply option in this region,” Meyer Distributing RV/Towing Sales Manager Jason Lents says. "As with other underserviced pockets around the country recently, we are responding quickly to the calls and increasing our service in the Omaha and Lincoln markets to daily and in the Sioux City and Sioux Falls metro areas to three times per week. We also are servicing new markets in central Nebraska such as Kearney, Grand Island and Hastings for the first time.”
“Are you still paying your WD for online access?” Meyer CFO Jeff Braun says. “Let Meyer give you a holiday tip - no one should be and most aren't paying for online access. If your WD is charging you to do the work, put your foot down and demand this stop today. Tell them Meyer Online is free and let us save you $500 or more next year. They will cancel those fees on the spot to keep your business. If they don’t, well…”