Industry Insight & News

Industry Insights & News

Associated Equipment Distributors members can discover the most current industry news and insights in the form of monthly publications, industry surveys and dealer reports. Learn more about how to access these exclusive publications and how each one can add value to your business.

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CED Magazine

Our award-winning monthly publication, CED Magazine, offers timely industry news and information centered around the construction equipment industry. Whether you represent a dealership, rental company or manufacturer, CED Magazine offers an invaluable opportunity to access relevant news and trends, sent directly to you each month.

Between industry statistics and relevant original content, you can glean fresh insights and learn from peers in your own line of business. Our members also have the opportunity to become thought leaders in the field by submitting a piece for publication.

Equipment Dealer Industry Reports

Associated Equipment Distributors members receive exclusive access to a variety of industry reports and informational resources designed to support your companys success. The data included in each report can influence your plans for the future, shape your decision-making and strengthen your marketing efforts. Youll be able to access benchmarking details that inform your status among the competition, in addition to helping you foresee coming trends and react accordingly. 

Our equipment dealer industry reports include publications geared toward specific industries, from construction to rental equipment supply. Each publication is a unique opportunity to better understand your own industry as well as other fields.

Equipment Distributor Surveys

Our equipment distributor surveys are designed to inform and engage with members through an inside look at the latest industry trends. Each survey is an opportunity for members to anonymously voice their experiences and listen to the voices of others in the industry. Our premium confidentiality methods ensure that survey participation is kept entirely private.

Our equipment distributor surveys include:

  • The Cost of Doing Business Survey
  • The Distributor Compensation Survey
  • CED Readership Surveys

Equipment Benchmark Reports

Benchmarking reports are an opportunity to measure how well your business is performing by comparing it to the competition. This process enables you to gauge how their practices, profits and interests measure against current industry standards — and how you stack up against companies with similar metrics. 

Members can access relevant benchmark reports covering industries including construction, mining, agriculture, forestry, industrial applications, power generation and equipment rentals. Applying insights from benchmarking reports to your business strategies can help you:

  • Improve your business performance
  • Identify areas of strength and weakness
  • Monitor your company’s performance in specific areas over time
  • Measure your current performance against projected outcomes

Gain More Equipment Distributor Industry Insight When You Join AED 

Joining Associated Equipment Distributors opens the door to a wide variety of unparalleled resources. As an international trade association with roots going back to 1919, our industry knowledge and experience is unmatched. Our members enjoy access to relevant industry news, leading to results for your business’s performance and profits.

Ready to join AED and start benefitting from these equipment distributor industry resources? Visit our membership information page and submit your application today.

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