Trimble, Vantage Partner to Serve Precision Ag

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, technology, Trimble

Vantage TrimbleWith the field of precision agriculture growing quickly, Trimble is ready to meet the challenges and better serve the farmers using their technology.  The company has just announced they will be extending their distribution channel with a global network of independent distribution partners.  This new Vantage distribution network will offer precision expertise to growers, advisors, retailers, co-operatives and local dealers.  The Vantage partnership allows Trimble to have the complete precision agriculture portfolio and the ability to advise growers and their team on technology-based solutions for improved efficiency and productivity.

Vantage distributors will be required to offer a premier level of technical service, customer service and support capabilities for operations of all shapes and sizes.  All partners will complete extensive training to ensure the quality of service.  Technicians will be trained in install, set up and support of the entire Trimble precision portfolio.  That portfolio has grown from guidance and flow and application control systems to include solutions for irrigation, agri-serivces, plant health monitoring, soil analysis, aerial imaging, variable rate application, and total farm and data management with the Connected Farm solution.

Currently the network of 120 dealers worldwide is set to be completed in the next 36 months.

“We are excited to launch the Vantage distribution network to better support the increasingly sophisticated technology needs in the agriculture industry worldwide,” said Darryl Matthews, senior vice president and sector head ofTrimble. “We expect Vantage regional partners to become the local ‘professional services’ experts who assist growers and their advisors with making precision technology work seamlessly across increasingly complex farming operations. The end result for the grower is maximized productivity and efficiency.”