Copart, Tips & Inspiration

Technology is Your Friend

Willis Johnson recounts the early beginnings of Copart. This is a story he shared in his book Junk to Gold. With all the inventory that was going in and out after the success of buying more cars from Bob’s Towing Service, we needed a more efficient way to track it. At the time, most people […]

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Copart, Tips & Inspiration

A Walk With Dad

In honor of Father’s Day, here are excerpts from Junk to Gold about Willis Johnson’s father and some of the many memories he has of him.  The time I spent as a kid with my dad was much more of an education for me than what went on between school bells. When I was about […]

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Copart, Tips & Inspiration

First Impressions Matter

Willis Johnson learned the value of first impressions when he was establishing a partnership with the owner of a cab fleet.  During the time that the owner was still trying to get to know Willis and his company, the owner decided to test the waters by starting off with making a small order.  Even though […]

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