All posts tagged: Perspectives

Used Car Industry October Update

As leaves continue to fall and temperatures drop the used car industry wholesale prices follows suit.  According to the NADA Used Car Guide’s October Update, in the month of September the price of used vehicles up to eight years in age fell 3.6%.  This decline would mark the largest yet in 2016 for the used

Canine Companions for Independence®

In February of 2016, a very generous donor had donated their 2006 Ford E450 Cutaway cube van, also known as a Fun Mover RV, to Canine Companions for Independence.

United Recyclers Group 2016 Conference

Our General Manager Kelly and Marlayna are at the 2016 United Recyclers Group Conference in San Antonio, Texas. URG is a well known and established company. It was founded by three auto recyclers in 1995. Our mission is to lead the industry in providing superior products and services tailored to the operational needs of automotive

Virginia Car Buyers: A Friendly Hello

This month, Advanced Remarketing Services will enhance our online marketplace and low fee services with a large volume of newly repossessed vehicles in Virginia. Many are drivable and have original titles! No matter your interest, these vehicles will fit every market appetite. We offer salvage, charity, and consumer vehicles. We have large, consistent volume of

Success at AFP 2016

Thanks to all those who visited us at the Association of Fundraising Professionals 2016 Conference! We’re excited to continue the conversation following AFP, and to celebrate returning over $100 million to our charity partners. This year offered an exciting opportunity to prominently feature the UNICEF Civil Society program at our AFP booth. Visitors were able

Why I Switched to MariaDB and Haven’t Looked Back

As a longtime Oracle user, I always felt that MySql was in “catch up” mode. It only developed ACID-compliant transactions and Declarative Referential Integrity begrudgingly, after InnoDB came along, and even then was still missing “big” database features like point in time recovery. Still at some point early in the new millennium, MySql matured enough

Motor for your Mission

No matter how much we may care about curing disease, eliminating poverty or ending homelessness, if there are no funds, no good work will be done. Charitable organizations know the only way to tackle the massive issues that plague the world today is to scale up. The organization must be big enough, be well known