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 .

Rollick Outdoor Joins CDK

Fri Sep 7, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

151854003020375.pngCDK Global and Rollick Outdoor Inc. are now partners.

CDK says that Austin, Texas-based Rollick is the first company to join CDK's special initiative, the Innovation Catalyst.

Key features of Innovation Catalyst include reduced minimum monthly fees and a phased approach to upfront integration development fees based on the partner company’s rate of growth.

“We’re reducing the barrier to entry for companies looking to join the CDK Partner Program,” said Howard Gardner, vice president and general manager of CDK Data Services. “Our goal is to help startups and new entrants to our program grow and mature, so they can deliver new ways to enable commerce.”

Rollick is the first CDK Partner Program member to be integrated with the dealer management system offered through CDK Global Recreation, which serves the RV, powersports and marine industries. Rollick provides a marketing platform to help retailers and manufacturers in these industries provide a personalized online and in-store experience.

“Innovation Catalyst is a great fit for our business needs,” said Bernie Brenner, CEO, Rollick. “With this new integration, CDK Recreation customers can benefit from our marketing platform and deliver an improved retail experience.”

With more than 400 partner companies and 600 unique applications that dealers can use to run their businesses, CDK has one of the largest third-party partner programs in the industry. Learn how you can apply to be a part of this new program by visiting cdkglobal.com/us/partners-list.