Shell Games and Other Shenanigans Cat recycling circa 1990s: Small. Medium. Large. $5. $10. $15. Have you been in the business long enough to remember it? When all you cared about was the price of a large GM? Eventually you learned the game. That the large GM and the exotic converter were the lost leaders. … Read more Converter Recycling: Is Selling on Auction, App, or Assay Like Playing the Slots?
I want to talk about the importance of safety and compliance and its return on investment, as well as the cost and potential liabilities. Let’s start off with the question of what exactly does compliance mean for the Automotive Recycler? For this article, we will talk about two main areas of compliance, the first being … Read more ROI: Realizing Organizational Importance
When salvage yards find themselves leading the local news, it’s rarely a good thing. Salvage yards are a staple of local fire coverage for obvious reasons: lots of flammable materials and no shortage of heat and spark producing processes and tools, including the use of oxy-acetylene torches. The use of acetylene torches for removing parts … Read more For Fire, Safety and Productivity — Don’t Carry a Torch
Before writing any article, I ponder whether it would benefit me rather than helping everyone else. Usually, it is self-help for me. I must ask if COVID-19 has been getting to you. It has me. Have you been drinking, smoking, or eating more than usual? I have, and I have also been having too much … Read more Be Kind to Your Mind
I know, I know, you don’t have much money for advertising. But… surely you are interested in it if it’s free? Don’t underestimate the value of press releases for your business. In fact, you should set a goal of issuing one every other month, no less than 6 times a year. It’s easy and costs … Read more Do You Need Free Advertising?
The Need for Speed When we introduced our Mobile YAPP (Yard Airbag App), we wanted to allow multiple ways to scan VIN Barcodes. It has always been our goal to give our customers OPTIONS! First, you can manually type in the VIN, second, you can use the built-in VIN Barcode Scanner, and last, you can … Read more Take a Bite Out of Time — Upgraded Scanner Built Into RAS App