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Copart's Global Impact

Linking Buyers and Sellers Around the World

About Copart

Copart, Inc., founded in 1982 by Willis J. Johnson, began as a single salvage yard in California. Now headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Copart is a global leader in online vehicle auctions, and a premier destination for the resale and remarketing of vehicles. Copart’s innovative technology and online auction platform links buyers and sellers around the world. Copart currently operates more than 200 locations in 11 countries, and has over 125,000 vehicles up for auction every day.

Copart makes it easy for Members to find, bid and win the vehicles that they are looking for. Members can choose from classics, early and late model cars and trucks, industrial vehicles and more. We have more than 8,000 acres of land to house our extensive inventory, and we sell over two million vehicles globally each year. Copart has something for everyone: dismantlers, body shops, salvage buyers, dealers and individual consumers, and as a global online vehicle auction company, Copart puts the power to bid and win into your hands.


The Copart Brands

With a brand heritage spanning over 35 years, Copart began as a small, family-owned business, and has grown into a publicly-traded company with a world-wide presence. With decades of experience and successful acquisitions, Copart has been able to evolve and expand its patented innovative auction platform to include multiple other brands.

CrashedToys, founded in 2000 and acquired by Copart in 2013, is a one-stop-shop for new, used and repairable motorcycles, ATVs, RVs, exotic and classic cars, dirt bikes, boats, jet skis, snowmobiles, and more. In 2016, CrashedToys celebrated the grand opening of its first entertainment-retail-auction venue in Dallas, Texas.

Backed by over 35 years of industry experience, has one simple mission: to simplify the car selling process. aims to help make selling vehicles, regardless of their condition, faster and easier than ever before. We have seen (and purchased) every type of vehicle, including like-new, used, damaged, and even total loss vehicles. It’s our passion, and it’s why we work so hard for our customers.

In striving to give people looking to sell their cars an improved, faster and easier experience, Copart Direct was born. Copart Direct eliminates the stress from the car-selling process, and with the support of Copart, and its’ decades of experience in the automotive industry, with Copart Direct selling your vehicle is easier than you ever thought possible.

Our Values

Learn how we’re making a positive impact every day through charity, assistance, compliance, disaster relief, economic growth, and environmental responsibility.

  • We're passionate about giving back.
  • When natural disasters such as hurricanes occur, Copart helps people get back on their feet.
  • Our technology supports transparency and disclosure.
  • Across the board, Copart locations drive growth in their communities.
  • We are an industry leader in preserving our natural environments.

Investor Relations

A Growing, Profitable Business

Copart has been a publicly traded company since 1994 (NASDAQ: “CPRT”). Copart’s success has earned us a place on Forbes “200 Best Small Companies” list nine years in a row as well as being featured on the television show, World’s Best as “The World’s Best Remarketing Company.”