Dothan RV dealers are having no issue with sales, but rather with keeping inventory available for eager buyers.
Bama RV owner Dave Chavers said his company’s sales started booming last May when his inventory was over 200 units; by August, it was down to seven.
“Manufacturers just can’t build them fast enough right now,” Chavers said. “People from all across the country are traveling here to buy RVs because nowhere in America can keep up with inventory.”
Chavers said that manufacturing is slower than ever because of COVID-19 regulations in the warehouses, but demand is four to five times higher than ever.
In June of last year, another Dothan dealer, RV Connections, sold 87 units, doubling sales of an average month.
RV Connections General Sales Manager Curtis Ford said it was “the best of times and the worst of times” for the RV business, because the industry is hurting in…