The Chairman’s Column: Our Support is Constant

Written by Brian Osterndorff May 27, 2024 Chairman's Column

In these uncertain times, with global economic and political challenges affecting our industry, it’s natural to feel stressed and unsure. Our industry is changing and evolving at a pace that may seem like we don't know what to expect or where to turn next. We all face similar obstacles every day, and how we navigate these challenges will define our success.

Please know that CEDA is here to support you. For over 75 years, we’ve been a trusted resource and partner for dealerships, seeing our industry evolve and survive through tough times. We’re fortunate to have a community of dealers who can openly discuss and support each other!

There is no better time to prepare for the future and plan for success. Let CEDA be there for you and help wherever we can. We remain committed to helping you succeed. We recognize that change is constant, and our organization is prepared to adapt to meet new demands. Your interests are always at the forefront of our efforts.

CEDA is more than just a support system; we are your resource for navigating these turbulent times. We must work together with our industry partners and suppliers to ensure our success now and into the future. By fostering strong relationships and open communication, we can tackle challenges head-on and find innovative solutions to the problems we face.

Our goal is to support you and those who work in your dealerships. We are committed to being the unified voice of our collective organization, advocating for your needs and providing the resources necessary to thrive. We believe that by working together, we can build a resilient and successful future for all our members.

Thank you for your continued support. As always, CEDA is just a phone call away, ready to assist you in any way we can. Let’s continue to work together to overcome challenges and achieve success.

Brian Osterndorff

Chairman - Canadian Equipment Dealers Association