Empower Your Team

Empower Your Team

By Sandy Blalock • ARA Executive Director We should all know that trust is a foundational element of a positive workplace culture. A healthy organizational culture empowers employees to take initiative and make decisions within their roles. When your management style...
358,000 Vehicles

358,000 Vehicles

Hurricane Ian caused widespread flooding across Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina in October, resulting in losses estimated at between $41 billion and $70 billion. Among those losses were up to 358,000 vehicles damaged by floodwaters, according to CARFAX....
Recycler to Watch: Theresa Colbert, Recycled OE Parts

Recycler to Watch: Theresa Colbert, Recycled OE Parts

Interview by Maura Keller At the ARA 79th Annual Convention & Expo, Theresa Colbert was named ARA Member of the Year thanks in part to her long-standing efforts of establishing and growing her recycling facility, Recycled OE Parts, as well as her commitment to the...
Protect Thyself

Protect Thyself

By Maura Keller To help make a warranty policy as effective as possible, it is vital that auto recyclers qualify each customer and their warranty needs at the point of sale. We’ve all seen them. Warranties that seem to have a life of their own in the minds of...
ARA Member of the Year – Theresa Colbert

ARA Member of the Year – Theresa Colbert

In the gotcha-moment of the convention, President Marty Hollingshead (left), pictured with Sandy Blalock (right), announces Theresa Colbert (center) as ARA Member of the Year for her relentless effort to build her recycling facility, Recycled OE Parts, from scratch...