Why Join?

Our goal as an organization is to provide programs and services for the mutual benefit of our partners. Through collaboration, our vision is to create a strong and vibrant equipment industry.

To become a member of our association, click here for the United States or here for Canada and complete the application.

When you become part of the Western Equipment Dealers Association, you’ll have exclusive access to all of our benefits:

Dealer Hotline
This hotline is intended to provide day-to-day support for your operations. With one phone call, you’ll have access to our team of experts, who are ready to address any and all questions you might have about your business, including (tax, wage & salary, titling and registration), legal (contracts, buy backs, employee issues, liens, collections) and regulatory questions (OSHA, EPA, transportation, and others).

Utilize our hotlines — 800-762-5616 for the United States or 800-661-2452 for Canada — to resolve your questions about:

  • Accounting
  • Sales Tax
  • Titling and Registration
  • Wage and Hour
  • Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Workers Compensation
  • Warranty Reimbursement Issues
  • Emerging Issues (e.g. Identity Theft)
  • Confidential Ownership Issues (i.e. Mergers, Sale of Business)
  • Liens
  • Collections
  • Inventory Buyback

The hotline is available during business hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) and will be answered by a person – not an automated quotecorner.com/diazepam.html system. You will have timely access to a response team of trusted experts.Typical response time is 24 hours or less.

Employee Advantage Program
Our comprehensive program includes the following:

  • Assistance in structuring an Internship Program
  • Scholarships through Agriculture Future of America (AFA)
  • Technician training through OSU Institute of Technology
    • You have program input as an advisor.
    • Manufacturer endorsed and supported.
  • Recruiting assistance at high schools and Vo-tech schools
  • Development programs for your key staff members
  • Comprehensive and dynamic SWA Online campus
    • Accessible 24/7
    • Helps you retain your valued employees
    • Insures consistent, high quality customer interactions
    • Roadmap specifically designed to meet your training needs (Parts, Service, Sales, Leadership)
    • Director of Education to assist you with every step of implementation throughout the process
    • Program tracking to monitor employee training progress
  • Strong, trusted business advisors from inside and outside your industry (Finance, Marketing, Operations and Sales)

Dealer Advocacy
Manufacturer Management at a high level:

  • Contracts/Agreements
  • Policies and Programs
  • Warranty Reimbursement
  • Major Manufacturer Leadership
  • Meetings Representation
  • Terminations
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Buybacks
  • Legal Representation From Industry
  • Relations Fund

Regulatory and Legislative Influence

  • State and Federal
  • Department of Transportation
  • Environmental Agencies
  • OSHA
  • Department of Taxation
  • Department of Labor
  • Insurance Commissioner
  • Political Action Committees