Fort Worth, TX, May 5, 2003-Ron Sturgeon announced today that beginning June 1, 2003, he will publishing a free Auto Recycling Management Enewsletter to those recyclers and other interested parties who request it. The newsletter will include his latest observations on the auto salvage and recycling business climate, new developments in the industry, and his latest thoughts on how to improve operations in the auto recycling business. There will be no charge for this newsletter, and it is available to any interested party. Topics expected to be covered in the newsletter over the next year include the following:
- Installation of scalable systems to allow you to grow while not letting the business control you
- Tips on running multiple locations, buying best practices and inventory turns
- Pay-for-performance in virtually all categories, extended warranty sales
- Accounting, inventory valuation, and cost-of-goods issues
- Marketing and strategic planning, family succession issues
- Buy-outs, acquisitions and divestitures, condemnations and other zoning or valuation issues
George Chaggaris, President of Riverbend Bank in Fort Worth Texas says “We have enjoyed our relationship with Mr. Sturgeon, and value his expertise in the recycling industry, including inventory valuation, financial statement analysis and industry business models. He has been a great resource to the bank, as we have many customers in this business”
Ron Sturgeon, a consultant to the industry and recent co-author of How To Salvage Millions From Your Small Business, will generate the newsletter quarterly. Sturgeon’s articles on the industry are published monthly in Recyclers Power Source, Automotive Parts Rebuilders Association Newsletter, and American Recycler magazine. He specializes in the auto recycling industry, serving management and owners as well as financial institutions, insurers, venture capital firms, legal firms, environmental firms, and other professionals supporting the industry, and serves as president of RDS Investments.
Sharon Kellum, the executive director for United Recyclers Group (URG), in Denver, Colorado, adds, “Ron recently spoke at our annual convention, covering topics about the industry and how to adapt to the recent and expected changes. His classes were the best attended of all sessions we held, and his information is well presented and timely.” United Recyclers Group is a limited partnership of over 250 recyclers in North America that pool their resources for self- improvement.
For more information contact these people:
Ron Sturgeon, RDS Investments, 817-834-3625 x 206, www.autosalvageconsultant.com
George Chaggaris, Riverbend Bank, 817-284-9598
Sharon Kellum, URG, 303-367-4391, www.u-r-g.com
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