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 .

Jeff Stickfort Rejoins Blue Ox Outside Sales

Wed Jan 17, 2018

151623002595582.jpgJeff Stickfort has rejoined Blue Ox as a dealer development manager in outside sales serving customers in South Texas and Louisiana, according to a release from the Pender, Nebraska, company.

“We are very happy that Jeff has returned home to the Blue Ox sales team and look forward to the enthusiasm and knowledge he brings to the tradition of service that he helped create,” says Blue Ox President and CEO Ellen Kietzmann. “I have already heard from several dealers who are thrilled that Jeff will be back where he belongs.”

Stickfort previously served Blue Ox for five years as an outside sales representative in Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas, the release states. “Over the years, Jeff has held a number of sales management positions in the RV industry at the dealer level and, most recently, as a district service manager at Winnebago Industries assisting dealers in the south-central US and Canadian markets.

“I am really pleased and excited to be back on the Blue Ox team,” Stickfort says. “I’m looking forward to reintroducing myself to the Blue Ox dealer network and working with them on their towing solutions by offering them outstanding quality products with great customer service.”

Jeff can be reached by email at: jeffstickfort@blueox.com