Your Sales Team: Understanding your customers

By Steven Cox, General Manager of Allwest Auto Parts Edmonton, Alberta — December 18, 2013 — In my last article, I discussed a few straight forward practices exercised by some of the most successful salespeople. I want to emphasize that the easiest and most cost efficient way you can increase sales and profitability is through […]

New App unlocks mobile access to Car-Parts database

By Andrew Ardizzi    Car-Part’s new app gives you easy mobile access to the company’s comprenhensive parts database.   Toronto, Ontario — December 18, 2013 — says their search engine is the easiest and fastest way to search the green parts market. The online parts marketplace is now looking to further add weight to […]

Standard Auto Wreckers featured on CityTV, CTV

Toronto, Ontario — December 4, 2013 — Standard Auto Wreckers has shown up on television not once but twice in recent weeks. First, co-owner David Gold dropped by CityTV’s Breakfast Television to discuss the use of recycled parts in repair and service, and how they can help hold down costs for consumers. You can see […]

Recyclers to bring expertise north of 60

By Janet Taylor   Scenes like this in Canada’s north could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a new project by ARC and Summerhill Impact.    Toronto, Ontario — December 4, 2013 — Over the course of the coming year, a group of members of the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) will […]

Next generation steps up at ARAAC meeting

Halifax, Nova Scotia — November 20, 2013 — The Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) is more full of youthful vigor than ever at the conclusion of the association’s annual meeting. The meeting took place at Four Points Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia.    Dalbert Livingstone, newly elected President of ARAAC, with his wife Tabitha. […]

Ed MacDonald starts term as president, international delegates welcomed at ARA Convention

Phoenix, Arizona — November 20, 2013 — The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) met in Phoenix, Ariz. for its 70th Annual Convention and Expo. The program of educational and training sessions was focused in five core areas critical to professional automotive recyclers: executive leadership, parts management and sales, market outreach, safety and environmental compliance, and facility […]

Your Sales Team: Success depends on them

By Steven Cox, General Manager of Allwest Auto Parts Edmonton, Alberta — November 20, 2013 — I have made it a habit to meet with my sales staff for 15 minutes every morning before we open to discuss various sales strategies. After a few years, my subject matter was getting repetitive. This motivated me to […]

CARI consumers’ night a chance for recyclers to network

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — November 20, 2013 — CARI’s annual consumers’ night provided a prime opportunity for recycling professionals to discuss their businesses while enjoying each other’s company. Over 100 recycling consumers were invited to the event, which offered auto recycling professionals the chance to network with their industry colleagues and exchange ideas […]

Web upgrades offers VIN locator, multiple part lookups

Toronto, Ontario — November 6, 2013 — Recent upgrades to association websites should make it easier than ever to source green recycled parts. A sophisticated parts locator network already connects the inventory of hundreds of auto recyclers across the country. The new upgrades should make it easier than ever for collision repair and automotive service […]

SST announces Autoshear hydraulic cat cutter

      Milton, Ontario — November 5, 2013 — During the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association’s (OARA) “Cat Drive” in support of the organization’s Employee Scholarship program, Mike McNeice of SST would like to remind all the generous donors that there is a special tool available from his company, specifically for removing catalytic converters. The […]