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 .

Lazydays Appoints New Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain

Mon Jan 16, 2017

146522697613581.jpgTampa, Florida - Lazydays has appointed Srinivas "Kuch" Kuchipudi to its senior leadership team as vice president of operations and supply chain. Kuch will oversee the procurement and management of Lazydays' vehicles, parts, accessories, retial and internet-related operations and supply chains. He will be based at the company's flagship location in Tampa, reporting to Chairman and CEO Bill Murnane.

"Kuch's broad breadth of experience will be a great asset to Lazydays and help us to create best-in-class supply chain and inventory management systems," Murnane says. "Kuch will be collaborating closely with our general managers to optimize efficiency and ensure we deliver the right products at the right time, empowering us to meet and exceed our customers' expectations."

"This is an exciting time to join Lazydays," Kuch says. "I look forward to helping the team serve our customers and using my experiences to help Lazydays continue to grow."

Kuch is joining Lazydays with more than 25 years of experience as a consultant and senior executive at world-class retail, industrial and service companies in developing and implementing growth strategies. Kuch received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management.