uJCB says that in two months of operation its one-stop shop, JCB Agrimart, has enabled dealers to sell equipment to a value of more than £1m, with some machines being sold "off screen" from its internet site. The Agrimart gives domestic and overseas buyers access to information on the firms distributors stocks of second-hand machines.
uLATEST finance plan from Krone Credit allows farmers to put a new baler to work now and pay nothing until Jan 1999. Customers can choose to repay the finance advance using one, two, three or four annual repayments. The scheme also features a sliding scale of interest rates depending on when repayments start and the number of annual payments selected.