Starting a Repo Company – The Numbers Don’t Work!

Editorial

In March of 2017, my 16 years of employment with the credit union I had been working for, came to an end. The writing had been on the wall for a while, so it was disappointing, but not a complete surprise. The only question was, what next?

Plan B – My 19 year career in collections and banking started from my experience and contacts I had made way back with National Auto Recovery Bureau in San Jose as a Manager, where I had spent 4 of my 7 years in the industry. Having closely followed the repossession industry for all of these years, I saw opportunity in the “Boom Town” of Silicon Valley where I reside.

So, before jumping into the fray, I started doing the numbers.

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Best GPS Systems for Tow Trucks

GUEST EDITORIAL

A GPS system for tow trucks could literally change your life, helping you get your job done more efficiently and in more ways than just preventing you from getting lost.

The biggest benefits of tow truck GPS systems include:

  • The ability to micromanage and track an entire fleet of vehicles.
  • Save time and get more done in one day by preventing drivers from getting lost.
  • Save even more time by easily finding the quickest route from point A to point B.
  • Reduce your risk of collision thanks to back up cameras.

GPS systems vary to include a number of different options and features depending upon your needs.

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What Is The Best Pick Up Truck For Towing, Ford Dodge or Chevy?

GUEST EDITORIAL

Truth is…preference. Whatever your preference is. We just recommend getting the right size truck with the right GVWR.

Some trucks are made for towing, and others not so much. There are a few qualities a truck needs to save money, be more efficient and tow anything without any hassles or safety hazards.

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Know Your Equipment Inside & Out

Guest Editorial

21 March 2017 – Detroit Wrecker Sales prides itself on interactions with those in the towing & recovery industry. Whether you have purchased one of their products or not, Detroit Wrecker strives every day to not only build the highest quality product on the market, but provide the men & women of this industry with knowledge about any towing equipment and resources available to them to make their jobs easier. Lee Dunn & Mike Farrell of Detroit Wrecker Sales represent a new generation of towing equipment manufacturers and their business model is to promote knowledge and understanding about the products being used in the field of the towing industry. As the owners of Detroit Wrecker Sales, they are leaving a lasting impression by interacting with towers and repossession agents nationwide by directly helping them solve their problems with their equipment. Their cell phone numbers are public knowledge, Mike’s being 248-249-8100 and Lee’s 248-342-1701 and they will help anyone anytime resolve an issue they are facing a with any brand of towing equipment. Their message in this article is simple: know your equipment inside & out. These guys are giving us a manufacturer’s perspective on how equipment should be maintained & what each individual operating it should be aware of.

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Go Green $ave On Fuel Cost

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Detroit Wrecker brings another industry changing product. Proud to announce we are an official Icom dealer. We chose to represent Icom due to the patented Liquid Propane Injection System they use. Not the typical CNG or Vapor Propane Systems we are already used to seeing. This system is radically different.

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Quick Fix in the Field Suggestions to Keep You on the Road

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Have you ever been in a debtor’s driveway attempting to repossess a vehicle and something goes wrong with your equipment?  It’s happened to all of us at one time or another. Leaving you stranded or having to walk away from the targeted vehicle. In most cases there is always another solution.

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Lil Hercules Wheel Lift – Quality You Can Count on!

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The Detroit Wrecker Crew brings you yet another video brochure to explain the superior quality in the products they build.

The craftsmanship and hard work is plain to see. Built by a hard working guy for a hard working guy! Check out this new video brochure on their Lil Hercules Repo Wheel Lift unit.

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You Must See This! The New Gladiator BW Demo Truck

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Be sure to come see the new Detroit Wrecker Sales demo truck at the next repo or tow show. Mounted on a brand new 2016 Ford F-450 Platinum Edition, the new demo truck is equipped w/ the new state of the art recovery repo wheel lift: The Gladiator BW. The strongest, most durable, versatile wheel lift for pick-up trucks. The demo truck is also featuring the latest and greatest technology from Sound Off Signal Emergency Lighting. This truck has lots of cool features that are a must see! If you’re looking for ideas come see this great example of what engineered solution we can do for you!

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