AED’s membership services and benefits are designed to enhance and develop the profitability and continuity of construction equipment dealers by providing the tools, resources and voice in Washington to help you remain viable, expand profits and plan for the future.
Manage Your Business With These Special Programs and Services
Free legal hotline for AED members providing guidance on commercial, employment and litigation-based legal questions.
Dealer 20 Groups
Noncompetitive dealers are matched by company size and customized to meet the needs of groups to discuss best practices, key financial engineering techniques, banking terms and financing options for the heavy equipment industry.
Benchmarking Reports and Publications
AED members receive reduced pricing on these exclusive industry benchmarking reports:
CED Magazine and Member Directory
Cost of Doing Business
The most up-to-date comparative financial performance information, available exclusively through AED, providing information that enables dealers to evaluate their operating results. Learn More ›
Employee Compensation Opportunities Handbook
The most comprehensive reference tool spanning numerous distribution industries and covering AED dealer positions, providing a benchmark for compensating your employees. Learn More ›
Pre written descriptions of the 19 most common positions at a heavy equipment dealership, providing a benchmark for the work your employees provide. Learn More ›
Provides updated benchmarking information on compensation for sales, rental and product support representatives as compared to top-performing dealers throughout North America. Learn More ›
State Equipment Distributor Laws
AED’s State Equipment Distributor Laws book is designed to provide a better understanding of a dealer’s basic legal rights and obligations under state statutes. Learn More ›