Category: Commercial Vehicle Business Summit

QUEST FOR SILVER LININGS & POTS OF GOLD

According to Contrive Datum Insights, the commercial vehicle market is expected to reach around $1,712.44 billion by 2030 and grow at a CAGR Of 8.7% during the forecast period 2023—2030. That’s great news for manufacturers, and it also bodes well for the companies that supply them. However, with news cycles dominated by stories such as the UAW strike[1]  and possible worldwide Lithium shortages, it’s understandable that many commercial vehicle professionals might suffer a bout of frustration now and again. Maybe even an occasional lapse into...

LISTEN: Fall 2023 CVBSummit Preview – Kevin Kinell, CTO + Kathryn Schifferle, CVO Work Truck Solutions

Kathryn Schifferle, CVO and Kevin Kinell, CTO Work Truck Solutions sat down to highlight their own and the other sessions at the upcoming Fall 2023 CVBSummit and give you an idea of why you should go! Don’t Forget to Register for the Fall 2023 CVBSummit –Reminder – even if you can not attend any or all days, as long as you register you will get  priority access to the Summit’s Videos and Resources!

Before You Lose Them: Customize Your Lead Response for Commercial

Your First Irrelevant Communication to a Commercial Customer is The Last You’ll Get By Alicia Von Bokel – Performance Manager – Maritz Automotive The “One Size Fits All” Method If you are like most stores, you likely have a specific Internet/BDC department to handle your website, 3rd party and all Internet leads.  Whether you have a specific BDC department that turns over leads to the sales team, or you have a “cradle-to-grave” approach to closing leads, your store has a process for that. What your...

LISTEN: Fall 2023 CVBSummit Preview- Jim Press, Senior Advisor + Kathryn Schifferle, CVO – Work Truck Solutions

Kathryn Schifferle, CVO and Jim Press, Senior Advisor of Work Truck Solutions sat down to discuss the upcoming Fall 2023 CVBSummit – Fireside Chat style. Don’t Forget to Register for the Fall 2023 CVBSummit –Reminder – even if you can not attend any or all days, as long as you register you will get  priority access to the Summit’s Videos and Resources!

FALL 2023 COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SUMMIT

Growth…when it comes to our commercial vehicle businesses, we all want it. But, simply having a desire to grow your business is only the first step to actually achieving (and potentially exceeding) the goals you’ve set. There are many other pieces involved, starting with examining where you are today, and how you got there, to making a plan, to putting that plan in motion. Our Fall 2023 Commercial Vehicle Business Summit will arm you with insights, metrics, ideas, and tools to push your business forward....

CVBSummit: The Time is NOW

CVBSummit: The Time is NOW

If you’ve been thinking about your commercial business and ways to improve it – increase your number of customers, boost your bottom line, add new products and services – that’s great. But if that’s the only step you’ve taken, then you might want to take heed of this quote: “You may delay, but time will not.” – Benjamin Franklin In other words, don’t wait; take action today. If you attended the Commercial Vehicle Business Summit Spring 2023, hopefully you were able to sit in on...

CVBSummit: Expanding Your Horizons

Imagine if your primary business was predicated on vehicles sustaining body damage that then required repairs. What would happen if suddenly these cars and trucks weren’t on the road, and therefore weren’t running into each other (or other objects)? While we frequently have short memories – and this can certainly be a valid defense mechanism to protect ourselves from painful experiences – this scenario just described is exactly what happened during the COVID pandemic when shelter in place orders went into effect. If you know...

How to Think About Commercial Vehicles In Our Futurish World

When discussing how to think about the future of commercial vehicles, it’s pretty clear that whatever we thought about commercial vehicles in the past is about to change—dramatically. Whether we’re talking about new technologies, new powertrains, new fuels, or new legislation and regulations, everything is going through a drastic transformation. And it will continue to evolve and change, so it behooves us to look at what’s coming down the pike. For years, the commercial vehicle market didn’t change much, which has been great for business...