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Called on to Serve

ARA Executive Committee Secretary Chad Counselman believes service to others isn’t a choice for him, it’s a mandate. Interview by Caryn Smith The Executive Committee (EC) of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) plays an important role in the organization’s governance by setting the priorities of the Association’s work and making decisions accordingly. Those who volunteer … Continue reading Called on to Serve

What Direction are We Headed? Processes, Trends, and 10 Years From Now

What direction are we headed? Thought leader Tanvir Arfi provides insight on what is in store for professional automotive recyclers of the future. The industry timeline of change is on the fast track, the time is now to adjust workflows to technology and millennials. By Caryn Smith Professional automotive recyclers would love to have a … Continue reading What Direction are We Headed? Processes, Trends, and 10 Years From Now

Roundtable: Hot Commodity

Automotive recyclers discuss the growing impact of commodity sales on the bottom line. By Senter Smith and Gary Wilkins During last year’s 73rd Annual ARA Convention & Expo in Baltimore, Maryland, a panel of professional automotive recyclers came together to share their experiences and progressions in their individual businesses and how they have grown their … Continue reading Roundtable: Hot Commodity

Sales and Process: Flow Maximization

When it comes to creating a system that benefits your company, be efficient from the start. By Mike Kunkel Once we purchase a vehicle and it arrives on site, there are 4 basic components to our business. They are inventory, dismantling, sales and order fulfillment. There are things that can be done in each of … Continue reading Sales and Process: Flow Maximization

Spring Meeting: Action 2017

ARA’s 2017 Hill Day and State Legislative Summit in Washington, DC will address pressing industry concerns with lawmakers and attendees. The professional automotive recycling will convene on May 1-2, 2017 where ARA will welcome attendees from across the country to Washington, DC to participate in the Association’s annual Capitol Hill Days. What has become important … Continue reading Spring Meeting: Action 2017

Bright Future

Invest in today’s youth by helping them realize their dream of higher education. In utilizing their scholarship, these students – and members of automotive recycling families – prove they are ready to make a difference. How often in a lifetime do you have the opportunity to give something very personal from your business which directly … Continue reading Bright Future