It’s a safe bet that America’s national parks would never have become the popular attractions they are today without extensive, reliable transportation to carry visitors to, from and through the parks.
As Keystone RV enters the new decade, North America’s largest manufacturer of towable RV’s has strategically realigned its sales organization to lean into the company’s heritage of agile, market-leading product innovation and to intensify focus on its unique ability to deliver enterprise-wide value-add for dealers and customers.
Envision Solar International, a leading producer of unique and sustainable infrastructure products for electric vehicle charging, energy security and outdoor media, received an order from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for more of its EV ARC products for use in Sacramento and Ontario, California.
Derema Group, a manufacturer’s rep agency, has named Matt Havlik winner of its Sales Specialist of the Year award for 2019. The winner was announced at the agency’s national sales meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. The award recognizes outstanding achievements in securing new business, increasing sales and maintaining strong relationships with customers and vendors.
Reyco Granning is phasing in the use of a new and superior coating for its suspension products. Salt spry from deicing products used in colder climates causes corrosion on metal vehicle components. To combat corrosion and other types of damage to its suspension products, the company developed an improved paint product specifically designed for its suspension products.
Kirby’s Barber RV dealership in Ventura, California, has found the key to hiring technicians for its dealership. The dealership teamed up with Oxnard College’s Auto Tech program providing benefits for both the college and the dealership. “Finding qualified technicians that truly care about the customer and their career has always been essential,” said Louis Vierstra, fixed operations director at Kirby’s Barber RV dealership.
Horizon Transport had added industry veteran Andy Cripe to its senior management ranks. “Horizon is making an addition that is necessary and well-timed in terms of what’s best for our customers and employees,” Horizon Transport President Joe Braun said.
The U.S. finished the 2019 by adding 145,000 jobs in December. Unemployment remained at 3.5 percent.
The Labor Department last week reported hiring was down slightly from November’s gain of 256,000 jobs. November numbers received a boost when the General Motors employee strike ended.
Winnebago has partnered with NTP-STAG to enhance its motorhome FastTrack Parts Program. “This new partnership is designed to help dealers receive the right parts at the right time and ultimately reduce repair event cycle times for the end consumer,” Winnebago Director, Customer Support Dean Casad said.