Summer 2019

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Locator UpFront

NEED HELP?

Businesses that handle five or more junk, salvage or total loss vehicles per year are required to report to the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System database. Auto Data Direct is your source for salvage vehicle reporting and so much more.

PEER HELP

The Automotive Recyclers Association’s Peer to Peer Mentoring program aims to mentor those that are new to the industry, those that may be struggling, and those that simply want to become better. The goal was to improve our industry one recycler at a time.

LOOKING AHEAD

Small businesses were a big contributor to current economic growth, and to the high U.S. consumer confidence, which reached a 17-year high in Nov. 2017. To take advantage of the favorable economic environment, consider these four moves to set your small business up for success.

SIMPLE MARKETING

No one has time to sort through complex messages, confusing web design or too many options in order to find what they need. Customers are looking for simplified experiences throughout the buyer’s journey. The business that can deliver their solution with clear messages and a simple pricing and packaging model will win the customer.

WHEELSPOTTER

Hollander’s new app, WheelSpotter quickly identifies a wheel’s Hollander Interchange number to determine whether that wheel should be sold to a scrapper or a remanufacturer.

SECURE SITE

Break-ins, vandalism and thefts – both internal and external – are all concerns for salvage yard owners. Solid Security offers tips to keep your business secure.

ALASKA RECYCLING

Northwest Auto Parts, based in Anchorage, Alaska, faces unique challenges, often working in the dark or extreme weather to pull parts, and relying on barges and planes to get parts to distant destinations.

KNOX AUTO

As the Denton brothers’ reputation grew as a quality recycler in Knoxville, Tenn., the team started expanding their staff and looking for opportunities in the nearby markets on Nashville and Birmingham.
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The Locator Magazine December 2019
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