UNITED Equipment Dealer Association

Equipment Dealers Association

WHY JOIN?

What's in it for me?  Plenty!

     

Together, we are at your service...and on target!

UEDA and EDA are Designed to Meet Your Business Needs

Legislative Representation

UNITED and EDA monitor both federal and state legislative sessions on a full-time basis, identifying and tracking bills relative to our industry. Legislative reports are made regularly to all members.

 

Dealer Agreement Review

UNITED and EDA work with manufacturers and distributors to address industry issues. New and/or updated dealer agreements are reviewed. Regular meetings are conducted with manufacturer management.

 

Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey

EDA conducts this survey annually to provide insight for dealers and manufacturers on matters that affect their working relationship. Compare brands and dealer experiences with your own and consider new lines.

 

 

FREE Legal Hotlines

UNITED and EDA maintain relationships with various attorneys and consultants to help members address employment issues, dealer contract issues, customer relations, OSHA compliance, environmental issues and accounting issues.

 

Business and Group Health Insurance
UNITED’s and EDA’s recommended providers offer the finest business insurance and group health insurance coverage for members, with prompt, personal service, and competitive rates.

 

Association Benchmark Program
How do you hire the right applicant? Or know which employees to promote. With benchmarks of the most successful individuals in our membership, this program can provides a cost-effective measurement of your applicants.

 

Recruiting Tools

UNITED and EDA members receive discount job postings with industry specific job board, JobDepotUSA, with their 100% satisfaction guarantee. Discounted recruiting services with T3 Recruiters are also available.

Staff Development Program
UNITED offers the Professional Dealer Management Development Program, a 24-month comprehensive educational program designed for the current or future management personnel of today’s dealerships.

 

Wage & Benefit Surveys

UNITED’s annual survey provides data that allows dealers to compare their dealership expenditures with averages within our geographical area. EDA’s biennial compensation survey extends those trends nationwide. 

 

Association Accounting Services

Industry-specific staff accountants can provide complete accounting service for members, including monthly or quarterly financial statements, income tax preparation, payroll reporting, and more.

 

Trucking Information and Driver Drug Screening
UNITED and EDA not only provide members with information on trucking regulations, but UNITED has transportation signs and supplies, USDOT-approved substance screening, and Partnership shipping discounts.

 

Monthly Newsletters and Weekly Emails

UNITED and EDA provide up-to-date information regarding various phases of dealer and Association activities. Special bulletins are issued as occasion demands.

 

 

 

Free Monthly Webinars

EDA hosts monthly webinars on topics that matter to you and your dealership, including labor issues, compliance, industry news, digital marketing, technology, workforce development, and more.

 

Trade-in and Flat Rate Guides
UNITED members receive special pricing on trade-in guides for agricultural, outdoor power equipment and power sports as well as the Flat Rate Guide for Agricultural Tractors and Combines and the new, on-line Outdoor Power Equipment Flat Rate Guide.

 

Credit Card Program

UEDA's Credit Card Program offers your customers the convenience and instant credit advantage of VISA or MasterCard cards, at a low, competitive discount rate.

 

United Fueling Program
UNITED offers members to participate in the SuperFleet Fueling Program that allows members to save 5¢ per gallon at participating stations as well as fleet management.

 

 

Business Forms & Supplies, Programs

UEDA carries a complete stock of forms, supplies, and programs. Count on a wide selection, competitive pricing, and great service! Check out our numerous services.

 

 

Conventions/Meetings/Seminars

An annual Convention, seminars, webinars, workshops, and area meetings are conducted at various times throughout the year to assist dealers and/or employees in various aspects of business operations.

 

UEDA Learning Center and Dealer Toolbox

UNITED works with Bob Clements International to offer a comprehensive package of tips, tools, templates, training videos and modules, online resources, and live consulting with an BCI advisor. 

 

Scholarships from SERF and EDF

UNITED and EDA both have 501(c)3 tax-exempt foundations that support our mission by awarding scholarships to deserving young people entering post-secondary education throughout our four-state geographical region.

 

Technician Credential for High School Students

UEDA offers an industry-recognized credentialing system for identifying exceptional achievement of Ohio students enrolled in approved Career-Technical Education Programs.

 

 

Educational Liaison

The Association staff works with institutions that are training potential equipment dealership employees, acting in an advisory role and assisting with placement. UEDA also sponsors several scholarships at key post-secondary schools in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan.

 

Endorsements

UEDA and EDA thoroughly research various companies to ensure that only those with the very highest standards are endorsed by the Association.

 

 

UNITEDeda.com and EquipmentDealer.com

UNITED and EDA websites are "hubs" for dealer members, providing instant access to online dealer information and resources, including a "FastFacts" database and archived webinars – available 24-7, 365 days a year.

 

Staff Resources/Information

UNITED and EDA are sources of information as near as your phone, mailbox, fax machine, or computer — "business partners" that can provide assistance on both day-to-day and long-range operations.

 

Let us prove that membership doesn't cost -- it pays!

 

Your link to the power equipment industry -- UNITED and EDA!

...because when you join. . .you're a member of both!

 

Your link to the UEDA and EDA: Membership application

 
 
 

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