#1 Problem Facing Independent Dealers Today = Finding Cars

2016-03-20T14:30:26+00:00 By |Categories: Auction News, Bid Sale Marketing, Featured, Increase Wholesale Car Auction Profit|

DealerSocket surveyed over 2,000 car dealers asking questions like, “What are your goals?” and “What is the number one problem you face?” The interesting thing that came out of the study, is just how far Indy’s have come in the past few years. For example, many reported inventory turn rates exceeding franchise dealers and over 52% run [...]

Do Mega Auto Auctions Give Large Dealer Groups an Unfair Advantage?

2015-10-21T13:04:38+00:00 By |Categories: Featured, Increase Wholesale Car Auction Profit|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Over the last decade, many of the mega auto auction houses have negotiated deals with the larger automotive groups.  Depending on the number of wholesale cars the dealer group brings to auction, the deal can include a combination of the following. They may provide a special lane just for their wholesale cars They may provide lowered [...]

Beyond Simulcast: 7 Questions For Used Car Acquisition Managers

2015-10-02T15:25:24+00:00 By |Categories: Featured, Increase Wholesale Car Auction Profit|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dealers have to expand their horizon to find the "right" cars to feed their inventories. This means visiting a greater number of auctions and reviewing a larger number of vehicles to find the cars that fit their local market. Because of the finite number of hours in a day and the distance between physical auctions, many [...]

Company achieves important growth milestone and announces accelerated traction with wholesale buyers

2016-01-06T12:44:02+00:00 By |Categories: Auction News, Bid Sale Marketing, Featured, Increase Wholesale Car Auction Profit|Tags: , , |

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Sept. 3, 2015 - PRLog -- Dealer Simplified LLC, a Buffalo-based provider of a vehicle bid sale auctioning system for automotive dealers, announced today the company has posted its first million-dollar month in auction sales with its Auction Simplified platform in August. Dealer Simplified’s cofounder Dave Kaiser made the announcement. Founded in Buffalo, [...]

Electronic Cross Border Title Work Between PA and MA

2015-07-20T12:00:58+00:00 By |Categories: Auction News, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT) and the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will now allow cross-border title work using their new online service. "This is welcome News for PA Dealers because it will speed up our title work with Maryland Customers" Known as the "Online agent-dealer program", it allows PA dealers electronically title in register [...]

10 Step Guide: Creating Your Dealer Bid Sale Auction Policy and Rules

2015-07-20T12:00:58+00:00 By |Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dealerships that decide to hold their own dealer auction or bid sale usually end up creating rules of behavior and instructions for their wholesalers. Over the years we have collected a series of points that should be included in your Bid Sale Auction Rules.. Here are the main points broken down in sections 1. WRITE YOUR [...]