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 .
Mon Apr 10, 2017
Fairfax, Virginia - RVDA, the national RV Dealers Association, has launched a new Dealer Resource Section for the exclusive use of its members. Resources include annual financial benchmarking information from RV Executive Today magazine, industry statistics, survey reports, model forms and effective practices.
The effective practices section is for a dealership’s human resources, fixed operations management, sales and marketing departments, with information useful to each division.
In addition, the sections contain employee job descriptions and a sample employee handbook. There are also sections containing federal compliance, CFPB information, state RV laws, Dealer Satisfaction Index aggregate results and more. Several studies are included to inform dealers of the trends and outlook for the RV market.
RVDA associate members will also have access to appropriate sections of the Member Resource Section of rvda.org.
“RVDA is working to make the most-requested information that the association has compiled more accessible to members,” RVDA President Phil Ingrassia says.
An RVDA password is required to log in to view this members-only benefit. To access the Dealer Resource Landing Page, visit www.rvda.org and click on the member services/member benefits section. Members who have forgotten their login information or RVDA member employees who do not have an account yet please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-591-7130.
RVDA is the national association representing RV retailers. The association’s members include RV dealers, RV rental operators and RV aftermarket sales and service locations.