The Locator is Bridging the Gap Between Auto Recycling and Repair Industries

Bridging The Gap Between The Auto Recycling & Repair Industries


The Locator Magazine:

For more than 50 years, The Locator Magazine has been recognized as the nation’s leading used auto and truck parts publication. The Locator is published and mailed monthly to approximately 19,000 businesses in the collision, insurance, repair and auto recycling industries. When you need to locate parts or suppliers, start with The Locator.

Locator UpFront:

News…Tips…Profiles…Experts…Locator UpFront exposes the power of automotive recycling. This four-color glossy magazine is mailed quarterly to auto recyclers and reveals the secrets and success stories of the most influential men and women in the industry.

The Locator’s Directory:

This annual compilation includes contacts from several industries: automotive recyclers, specialty yards, salvage pools & auctions, manufacturers & suppliers, and self-service facilities. If you’re involved in the automotive industry, The Locator’s Directory is an essential source for finding companies across the country.


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Be part of our dynamic team and reap the rewards!

Our mission is to be the nation's leading used auto & truck parts-locating source. With three national publications and the most comprehensive web site in the auto recycling industry, we are on track to achieving our goals.

Join our staff of driven and creative individuals who are dedicated to their chosen careers and focused on company goals.

We offer competitive salaries, benefits and unmatched dedication to our most valued resource - our employees.

We currently have openings for sales representatives. E-mail for more information.

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Recycled Parts Buying Trends

The Locator's commitment to buyers and sellers of recycled parts has been the driving force for the company for more than 50 years. For the past several months, the data has shows a clear trend for purchasing smaller, easy-to-install parts. Headlights, tail lamps and side view mirrors have been popular among buyers. But buyers also continue to purchase the larger, more expensive parts including engines and transmissions.

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Most Popular Parts Searches

PartsLocator's new late-model parts search allows users to find the parts they need, purchase them and have them shipped directly. The site is user friendly and completely responsive so access from any device - desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device - is seamless.

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