Power Equipment Appoints National Parts Manager
Power Equipment has announced the appointment of Jason Hodder to the position of National Parts Manager. This is a senior management position with responsibility for the complete management of parts for the Yanmar, JCB and all associated brands marketed by Power Equipment.
Jason has 25 years’ experience in the parts industry, having previously been involved in the agricultural and trucking sectors.
“Through my involvement in the agricultural sector I had a strong awareness of the Yanmar brand,” Jason said from his Power Equipment office at Lynbrook (Melbourne).
“My awareness of Yanmar in the marine area was limited. However, when I arrived at the Power Equipment offices in Lynbrook to meet with management, I knew right away that I wanted to be a part of this organisation.”
“The presentation of the business, the family owners and the systems which they have in place, are absolutely first rate.”
“The Hänel Lean Lift alone was enough to get me to Power Equipment. This is an amazing system. Power Equipment has fully integrated the Hänel technology into the complete parts ordering and despatch systems. The process of ordering, picking, despatch and invoicing is all seamlessly integrated in a striking system.”
Since commencing at Power Equipment, Jason feels blessed to be part of the Power Equipment Team.
“Based on my parts experience with some of the biggest companies in Australia, I can safely state that the parts systems at Power Equipment are world class and the very best that I have ever worked with. This is a very impressive organisation.”
Parts Managers are driven by fill rates and Jason Hodder is no different. The fill rate at Power Equipment is well into the “90’s” and Jason has the objective of pushing this even higher. The challenge that lies ahead is to work with a world class system and make it even more productive for the benefit of Dealers and customers.
“I will be working with our Dealers to ensure that they get the best support and parts delivery possible.”
“Like every marketer of global brands, Power Equipment faces challenges and stiff competition from competitors on the web. The market is now truly global.”
“We can assist our Dealers by lifting our fill rate even further, offering premium service and providing keen shipping rates,” Jason concluded.
One of the initiatives Jason has been responsible for is the introduction of Yanmar Service parts kits for key Marine and Industrial engine ranges. The kits offer in one box, all the parts needed to service the designated engine.
The kits are available at a greatly reduced price, up to 45% off. These service kits are now available from authorised Yanmar Dealers for the following engines.
GM – 1GM10, 2GM20, 3GM30;
YM – 2YM15, 3YM30;
JH – 3JH2E, 3JH2T, 4JH3E, 4JH4E, 4JH3-TE, 4JH-THE, 4JH5E, 4JH4AE.
TF60/70, TF90, TF110/120, TF140/160.