Retail channel analysis
New product development and related market research
Vehicle aftermarket analysis and opportunity assessment
Analysis of OEM and aftermarket competitors
Strategic assessment of OEM and aftermarket supplier relationships
Sales and market share trend forecasting
Profitability assessments for wholegoods and parts, apparel and accessories
Reviewing and forecasting the regulatory impacts of government on the industry
Manufacturing and outsourcing strategy analysis
In 2005 Mr. Gantriis formed RPM Research, a market research and consulting firm that is focused on the worldwide Recreational and On-Highway vehicle industries. Unlike other market research firms that spend only a fraction of their energies on the powersports market, RPM Research is exclusively focused on powersports OEMs, dealer networks, and aftermarket.
Peter is a powersports enthusiast and has also become a successful freelance author. He has written two books, both of which have been published by Motorbooks International. The Art of BMW: 90 Years of Motorcycle Exellence and Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Buyers Guide: 1984-2011.
Peter holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and he has an extensive background in manufacturing and assembly processes from his time as a Production Manager for Ford Motor Co. Mr. Gantriis is also a Principal of Tribal Powersports, LLC - an organization that assists Indian gaming tribes in the development and operation of powersports dealerships, rental facilities and motoparks nationwide.