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June 2015 was 2nd best increase in auction volume

2015-07-20T11:57:33+00:00By |Categories: Auction News|Tags: , , |

Auction volume was up more than 8 percent year-over-year in June, and year-to-date figures continued to hold strong, according to the latest Economic Dashboard from the National Auto Auction Association. Specifically, the tally for the month of June climbed 8.3 percent against comparable weeks of 2014. Auction volume for the first half of the year was up 7.3 percent [...]

Velocity Approach to Wholesaling Cars.

2015-07-20T11:57:34+00:00By |Categories: Bid Sale Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Apply the Dale Pollak, Velocity Retail Approach to Wholesale Cars I have been a fan of the Dale Pollak (@vAuto) velocity approach to selling used cars since my days as Director at West Herr where we applied his approach vigorously to our retail used car operation. His book basically suggests that we get our trades processed [...]

On-Board Diagnostic Codes For Online Auctions

2016-03-20T14:46:00+00:00By |Categories: Bid Sale Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dash Light is on: How Do I Explain This to my Auction Bidders? So the car you are trying to sell at your dealer auction has the engine warning light blinking. It can mean trouble for the person (bid sale attendant) trying to merchandise this car online to their wholesalers. I recommend full disclosure, because it [...]

Staff Appropriately At Your Dealer Bid Sale

2015-07-20T11:57:35+00:00By |Categories: Bid Sale Marketing|

"It is not terribly expensive to staff your auction appropriately and it is money well spent." In an effort to keep costs down, many dealers short change on staffing during the viewing day at their bid sale. If you only have a used car manager there, sometimes you can lose control of such things as keys, [...]

Merchandise Your Dealer Auction to Wholesalers.

2015-07-20T11:57:36+00:00By |Categories: Bid Sale Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Promoting your dealer auction is very important. Just because you have a great auction location and wonderful wholesale managers running it, does not guarantee that anyone will visit your auction viewing day or  your online wholesale site. These are some basic steps to get wholesale customers to show. Maintain a Wholesaler List Have the accounting office [...]

Texas vehicles damaged from floods, may end up at Auction

2015-07-20T11:57:36+00:00By |Categories: Auction News|Tags: , , , |

During the rainstorms in late May, many Texans braved the roads and drove their vehicles in flooded streets, but some may now be regretting that decision and have been left with water-damaged automobiles. Many of those water-damaged vehicles have been condemned to salvage yards, but some experts say many can end up back in the market. [...]

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