DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPRT), a global online vehicle auction company, is proud to announce the opening of its fifth location in Illinois.
"The opening of this location in southern Illinois addresses our increasing volume, which has been driven by both organic growth in the industry and market wins," said Jay Adair, CEO of Copart. "Furthermore, it gives us the capacity for continued expansion in the St. Louis region."
This new location in Alorton hosts online auctions every Wednesday at noon CST. Online auto auctions are hosted on Copart.com, and information about each location's auctions can be found there.
Copart's patented VB3 technology links sellers to more than 750,000 Members across the globe through Copart's multi-channel online platform. Members can participate in multiple online auctions around the world simultaneously via mobile, tablet and desktop. Similarly, Copart's Mobile App provides Members with an easy way to stay connected with multiple live online auctions and allows Members to place bids and view vehicles.
Copart practices good corporate citizenship and prides itself on giving back to the local communities in which it does business. As a proud community partner, select Copart Midwest locations have provided safe environments for local fire departments' three-day trainings. Local fire departments, law enforcement and similar government agencies are encouraged to contact the general manager of any Copart location to learn about conducting training at Copart. In addition to supporting local agencies, Copart supports numerous local, regional and national charities. To learn more about Copart in your community, please visit TeamCopart.com.
Copart, founded in 1982, provides vehicle sellers with a full range of remarketing services to process and sell salvage and clean title vehicles to dealers, dismantlers, rebuilders, exporters and, in some states, to end users. Copart remarkets the vehicles through Internet sales using its VB3 technology. Copart sells vehicles on behalf of insurance companies, banks, finance companies, fleet operators, dealers, car dealerships and others as well as vehicles sourced from the general public. The company currently operates in the United States (www.copart.com), Canada (www.copart.ca), the United Kingdom (www.copart.co.uk), Brazil (www.copart.com.br), Germany (www.copart.de), the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and the Sultanate of Oman (www.copartmea.com), Spain (www.copart.es), the Republic of Ireland (www.copart.ie), and India (www.copart.in). Copart links sellers to more than 750,000 Members in more than 150 countries worldwide through its multi-channel platform. In 2015, Copart was ranked at the top of Deloitte's "The Exceptional 100" list of companies, which reviewed U.S. publicly traded companies based upon a multidimensional approach to measuring financial performance. For more information, or to become a Member, visit www.copart.com.
Michelle Hoffman, VP of Marketing, Copart
firstname.lastname@example.org | (972) 391-5082
Kaci Schack, Marketing Manager, Copart
email@example.com | (972) 391-5218
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/copart-announces-the-opening-of-its-fifth-illinois-location-300414388.html