Women in the Repossession Industry – Making their Mark

Joan Hudson is a legend in the repossession industry and has definitely made her mark as a role model for getting involved and making things happen.  She was a pioneer in a male dominated industry and committed herself to educating others about the repossession industry. She is currently the owner of A.R.B. of Louisiana and the President and Owner of A.R.B. Investigation Agency.  She has grown her company from one location to seven offices statewide so no agent has to drive more than 65 miles.

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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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Bomb Found in Repossessed Truck

Caldwell, ID – 25 May 2017 – Employees of a Caldwell car dealership handled the small device Tuesday before deciding it could pose a danger and notifying police.

“My first reaction was that it wasn’t a real device,” said Scott Emry, owner of Hum Motors at 6719 Cleveland Blvd. “I picked it up and looked at it, went through all the (serial) numbers and realized I shouldn’t be handling this.”

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2017 RSIG & AFA Conference Now Offering Stand Alone Classes

2017 Education Training and Trade Event for Repossession & Finance Industry Professionals hosted by Recovery Specialist Insurance Group and Allied Finance Adjusters Now Offering Stand Alone Classes:

Full conference registrations include these sessions and much more, including meals and networking time with exhibitors and lenders.  Full registrations include the opportunity to receive a continuing education certificate showing that you attended over 14 hours of training.

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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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