Dealers roll in inventory for Jacksonville RV MegaShow, Feb. 11-14
While local members of the Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) decided to cancel the annual fall RV show last October because of fears about COVID-19, that wasn’t the top concern when determining if the group’s largest event — the Jacksonville RV MegaShow — would go on as planned from Feb. 11-14 at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.
It was a lack of new RV inventory.
Not having enough RV units on hand had already forced the cancellation of the 36th annual Fort Myers RV Show set for late January. Specifically, Fort Myers RV Show Manager Jack Carver said local dealers had “severe RV dealer inventory shortages due to the continued strong demand for recreational vehicles seen both locally and nationally.” Farther up the supply chain, he noted there was still a lack of…