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Dealer Held Auction: Staffing Requirements

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How to promote the right people, keep the expenses low and out preform big box auctions! I recently presented Auction Simplified to a large dealer group. While the idea of running their own auction appealed to them, the question of staffing costs came up. Before I knew it, the meeting went off on a tangent onto [...]

Auction Simplified: Wholesale Auto Buyers a Mobile-Savvy Group

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Smart Phones: The Tool of Choice for Used Car Wholesale Managers AuctionSimplified.com reciently concluded a two-month study on wholesale buyers, determining whether or not they are using smart phones or desktops to browse their sites. They found that used car sourcing managers show a particularly strong connection to their mobile devices. In fact, 62% of their buyers are using [...]

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

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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

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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 [...]

Hey Dealers: NO-SALE Bidder Fatigue Impacts Sell Rate at Auctions

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To Sell or Not to Sell that is the Question? There’s a debate going on with managers representing cars at auction. It concerns the battle over sell rate (also known as sell through) vs wholesale profitability and its impact on buyers. It has been described by industry insiders as the great problem with the modern used [...]

Title Attached, A Bad Idea for Wholesale Profit

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Title Attached/Missing/Lien a  Detailed Definition Title Attached. New dealers/wholesalers are often confused about what “Title Attached” means.  It actually means that the title is NOT present at the time of the sale. This means the selling dealer has the title but it is not on hand at the time of the auction, usually at another dealership [...]