Thursday, January 2, 2020

New Synthetic ATV/UTV Powertrain Fluid Combines Protection & Convenience

Available Jan. 7, AMSOIL Synthetic ATV/UTV Powertrain Fluid (AUPT) replaces Synthetic ATV/UTV Front Drive Fluid, which is discontinued and available while supplies last. Synthetic ATV/UTV Powertrain Fluid is primarily recommended by AMSOIL for transmission/differentials and front drives in Polaris* ATVs and UTVs, offering the perfect combination of protection and convenience.
  • Protects heavily loaded, high-torque gears
  • Designed to prevent clutch chatter
  • Flexible easy-pack for clean, fast installation
  • High-performance alternative to Polaris Demand Drive Fluid* and Polaris AGL Synthetic Gearcase Lubricant and Transmission Fluid*

See the January AMSOIL Magazine for more information.

*All trademarked names are the property of their respective owners and may be registered marks in some countries. No affiliation or endorsement claim, express or implied, is made by their use.

Retail Co-op/Commercial Discount Reminder


Don’t forget to remind your retail and commercial accounts about the great perks they can receive based on purchases they make throughout the year.

Retail Co-op Program
Retail accounts earn co-op credit that can be applied to the costs of qualified advertising, literature, merchandising and promotional items. Co-op credit is earned with every product purchase throughout the year. All credit is awarded at the beginning of January the following year and expires on Dec. 31. The more an account buys in a year, the greater the co-op percentage earned. Co-op credit is earned according to the following scale:

Total Annual Purchases         Percentage Earned in Co-op Credit
$0 - $7,499                                3%
$7,500 - $24,999                       4%
$25,000 or more                        5%

Commercial Discount Program
Commercial accounts also earn discounts based on their annual purchases, and those discounts stay with them all year. At the beginning of each calendar year, an account’s discount is locked in based on its purchases over the previous 12 months. Accounts that purchase enough to qualify for a higher discount level are granted that discount immediately, but accounts that fall out of qualification continue receiving their current discount rate for the remainder of the year.

United States Spend Level     Discount
$5,000 - $9,999.99                     5%
$10,000+                                   10%

Canada Spend Level               Discount
$6,000 - $11,999.99                   5%
$12,000+                                   10%

Additional V-Twin Oil Change Kits Available Feb. 4

Three new V-Twin Oil Change Kits are on the way that will fulfill two popular requests: kits with black filters and kits for Harleys* with the Milwaukee-Eight* engine. The original kit designated with product code HDCK is still available and will feature updated packaging to match the other three kits.

Kits designated with product codes HDCK and HDBK are recommended for most 1999-2016 Harley-Davidson motorcycles. They include…

• (1) AMSOIL Motorcycle Oil Filter (kit HDCK contains a chrome filter; kit HDBK contains a black filter)
• (1) Drain-plug O-ring

Kits designated with product codes HDMC and HDMB are recommended for most 2017-present Harley-Davidson motorcycles. They include…

• (1) AMSOIL Motorcycle Oil Filter (kit HDMC contains a chrome filter; kit HDMB contains a black filter)
• (1) Drain-plug O-ring

Watch the February AMSOIL Magazine for details.

*All trademarked names are the property of their respective owners and may be registered marks in some countries. No affiliation or endorsement claim, express or implied, is made by their use.

Succession Planning


AMSOIL is committed to providing the best customer service possible. That commitment doesn’t end when an independent Dealer winds down his or her Dealership. That’s why we’ve sent out a new Succession Planning Kit to all AMSOIL Dealers as an introduction to the succession planning process. The kit includes a brochure and letter from our Dealer Development team with information on planning for the future of your business. Securing your business plans ahead of time is one of the best ways to maintain the value of your Dealership you’ve worked hard to build. Get started today by contacting the AMSOIL Dealer Development team at [email protected]. You can also find more information on succession planning in the Dealer Zone under Rules of the Road.

New Canadian Stock Numbers


We are transitioning to new labels for the following products in Canada. Effective immediately, Canadian Dealers, customers and accounts must use the new stock numbers listed below to order these products. The old stock numbers are discontinued in Canada. These are the final Canadian products with new labels to be introduced.

New Can. Stock No.: ATFTPC

New Can. Stock No.: AFL1GC

New Can. Stock No.: EFOQTC

Literature Updates


A number of new and revised literature items are available for purchase or download. Take advantage of these great items to help grow your business and increase sales.

Follow the AMSOIL Blog


Visit the AMSOIL Blog and sign up for our weekly blog updates. AMSOIL Blog content is always fresh and informative, covering a wide range of topics related to engines and lubrication, AMSOIL markets, AMSOIL products and AMSOIL happenings. The AMSOIL Blog is another easy way to stay in the loop, and it's easily shared on social media, providing another resource you can use to promote your business.

AMSOIL Midwest Fishing Report


For hot fishing tips, visit the AMSOIL Midwest Fishing Report.

The AMSOIL Midwest Fishing Report gives you the most up-to-date fishing reports from all around the Midwest. With information spanning open-water and ice-fishing seasons, our guides provide the latest scoop on the best fishing spots, baits, lures, presentation techniques and more. Whether you’re planning a week-long trip or just heading out for the day, tune in to the AMSOIL Midwest Fishing Report to make the most of your time on the water.

AMSOIL Wings of Passage


In Memoriam

VERNON HINSHAW
June 3, 2019
Dealer
McMinnville, Ore.

RICHARD N. PASSMEN
Nov. 11, 2019
Dealer
Hudson Bay, SK

WAYNE KOEHN
Dec. 1, 2019
Premier Direct Jobber
McPherson, Kan.

Information may be submitted for the AMSOIL Wings of Passage by clicking here or mail to:

Wings of Passage
AMSOIL Building
925 Tower Ave
Superior, WI 54880

Monday, December 2, 2019

New ATV/UTV 100% Synthetic Powertrain Fluid Available Jan. 7


New ATV/UTV 100% Synthetic Powertrain Fluid will be available Jan. 7. It replaces ATV/UTV Front Drive Fluid, which is discontinued and available while supplies last. ATV/UTV Powertrain Fluid is custom engineered for heavily loaded transmission/differentials, front drives and hubs on ATVs and UTVs. Its shear-stable formulation protects high-torque gears while cooling critical components and resisting the effects of extreme use. Available only in easy-packs, ATV/UTV Powertrain Fluid is recommended by AMSOIL for use in Polaris* RANGER,* RZR,* GENERAL* and Sportsman* transmission/differentials, front drives and hubs calling for Demand Drive Fluid* or AGL Synthetic Gearcase Lubricant and Transmission Fluid.* It’s also for use in ATVs and UTVs that require wet-brake-compatible fluid, including those made by Kawasaki,* Yamaha* and Argo.*

*All trademarked names are the property of their respective owners and may be registered marks in some countries. No affiliation or endorsement claim, express or implied, is made by their use.

New Website Coming Soon


In the coming weeks, we’re rolling out the newly updated amsoil.com that builds an even better online experience for your customers and accounts.

What’s Changing
The website’s overall appearance will feel familiar, but site navigation and search capability will undergo major changes. The following features are also being added to help streamline the ordering process for customers and accounts:

• Enhanced mobile shopping experience
• Easier, more intuitive checkout
• Save credit cards to the account for future purchases

New Canada Site
We’re also introducing a new Canadian AMSOIL website, amsoil.ca. It will look similar to the U.S. version of amsoil.com, but will feature Canada-specific products, promotional offers and pricing (without having to log in).

See the August AMSOIL Magazine for more information.

New Dealer Recruitment Site


We are excited to announce the launch of the new joinamsoil.com Dealer recruitment site. The new site promotes the AMSOIL Dealership opportunity in a way that will resonate with prospects who are most apt to become successful, satisfied Dealers. Your Dealer-number transfer links will work with this site just as with any other referral to amsoil.com. The Business Opportunities page at www.amsoil.com now redirects to this site. Click here to check out the new joinamsoil.com.

Retail Co-op Credit Program Change


In June, we announced retail accounts would have until Dec. 31, 2019 to use the co-op credit they earned from Jan. 1 – June 30, 2019. Co-op credit in the new Retail Co-op Program would start accruing July 1, 2019 through the end of this year and become available in January 2020. We’ve decided to change this to eliminate confusion on the transition period.

In the first week of January 2020, retail accounts will now receive co-op credit earned for all purchases made in the calendar year 2019.

Click here to view the Retail Co-op Program article from the June AMSOIL Magazine. It has been updated to reflect the new change to the co-op awarding process for this year. Be sure to communicate this program change with all your retail accounts.

EAO38 Oil Filter Discontinued


The AMSOIL EAO38 Oil Filter is discontinued and available while supplies last. Effective January, the AMSOIL Auto/Light-Truck Lookup will recommend the EA15K51 Oil Filter in its place. The WIX 51361 oil filter is also available for the corresponding applications.