Last quarter, we talked about how salvage vehicle auctioneer Copart
Those folks who hit the sell button back in March have to be feeling some serious seller's remorse today. The U.K. business’s gross margins in the third quarter (which ended April 30) widened to 9%. That's still a very long way from the fat profits earned here at home, but it's a step in the right direction. Domestic results were outstanding, with same-store sales up more than 9%.
Consumer-facing firms like Home Depot
Simply enough, strategically adding more yards reduces towing distances and, in turn, fuel cost. Plus, there's the added bonus of picking up new business. This is a heck of a lot more comfortable than the fuel-cost challenge faced by the likes of United Parcel Service