Dealer Orders and New Product Validate Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. Class A Market share Growth
Gulf Stream Coach Inc. has unveiled the 2008 model year lineup and is experiencing rave reviews and strong purchasing by their dealer body. Phones continued to ring and the sales force was still receiving call-in orders even as their weeklong dealer open house drew to a close on Monday June 11th. Over 150 dealers came to Gulf Stream’s 400-acre campus Nappanee, Indiana through the week to preview the brand new 2008 lineup with the added perks of enjoying entertainment and personal tours the Gulf Stream facilities.
Many dealers left pleased about what they saw and excited for the upcoming year seeing a great deal of potential for even more sales. The new product even convinced some dealerships to go full line with Gulf Stream products. “You can definitely see the improvements that have been made and I am proud to be a full line dealer.” stated Dick Akers from Heart City RV “I was really impressed with the new designs for the Crescendo and the Tourmaster, Class-A lines. The value that they are offering for the price is incredible. That goes for the entire product lineup.”
Gulf Stream continues to show a record growth in the sales, topping the results of last years show. “In recent months, Gulf Stream has seen a considerable growth in Class-A market share.” stated Dave Middleton, Class-A National Sales Manager. “I think what we can take from this show is that the dealers are seeing that our product is moving in the marketplace and that by partnering with Gulf Stream they are joining a winning team.”
Gulf Stream Coach is a privately held, family owned, full-line manufacturer of fine recreational vehicles. Located in Elkhart County, Gulf Stream has been operating for 25 years and has tripled in size since implementing Lean Manufacturing techniques nearly 10 years ago. They are now the largest employer in Elkhart County, 14th largest business in Indiana, and a top 10 manufacturer in the RV Industry.