Friday, 20 August 2021 17:04

CARSTAR, Original One Parts™ Recognize Outstanding Parts Managers Across the CARSTAR Network


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CARSTAR, North America’s premier network of independently-owned collision repair facilities, recently recognized five parts procurement team members at four CARSTAR locations across the U.S. for their performance, dedication and contribution to successful operations through a promotion sponsored by Original One Parts™.

Original One Parts knows the importance of receiving the right part, with the right form, fit, function and finish to keep the production flow moving forward and help maintain good cycle time metrics. That process starts with person who orders the parts.

The following parts managers were nominated by their supervisors and selected for their outstanding performance. Each winner received a gift card for Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Aaron Bedwell, nominated by Heath Harris, CARSTAR Arnold in Arnold, MO

“In addition to his role as parts procurement, Aaron is also our sublet coordinator, completes all the in-house ADAS scanning and diagnostics and schedules all of our sublet vendor operations,” said Harris. “His technical knowledge has proven to be a real asset to our store as sublet and mechanical repairs are such a large component of the repair process on today’s modern vehicles. Along with our other staff members in the office, production and detail areas, we have a high-performing team that provides great support for our disassembly for repair (DFR) process and repair technicians.”

Doug Mullins, nominated by Heath Harris, CARSTAR Arnold in Arnold, MO

“Doug is an outstanding employee that demonstrates a great work ethic and brings great value to our team each and every day,” said Harris. “His positive attitude and ability to adapt and overcome, combined with his organizational skills, make our parts department one that’s hard to beat! Our parts procurement process allows our parts department to correctly mirror match 100% of the parts that come through our store. It’s a task that takes dedication, patience and, most importantly, efficient time management.”

Rick Voris, nominated by Brad Adams, Sheer Metal CARSTAR in Plano, TX

“Rick does an incredible job!” said Adams. “He consistently hits our store parts gross margin percentage targets and...

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