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MT. LAUREL, N.J. — Automotive Resources International spread out its annual Auction Awards to two ServNet auctions, one independent auction along with one each from Auction Broadcasting Co., Brasher's and Manheim. 

The six regional winners are:

—Region 1: Bel Air Auto Auction.

—Region 2: Harrisburg Auto Auction.

—Region 3: ABC Birmingham.

—Region 4: Manheim Northstar Minnesota.

—Region 5: Missouri Auto Auction.

—Region 6: Brasher's Northwest.

ARI praised each winner for its commitment to providing exceptional service to the company and their customers. The awards are part of ARI's Partners in Excellence Quality Assurance Program.

Officials explained that ARI continually reviews the accomplishments of its remarketing partners. Each auction is measured on overall market performance, administration and communication.

They also mentioned that benchmarking includes days to pickup, complete condition report, sell and receive funds, as well as achievement against Black Book Commercial Index and compliance with company guidelines.

"Considering that ARI utilizes a significant amount of auctions in each region, winning this award is not a simple feat," noted ARI vehicle remarketing manager Jennifer Schade.

"We were glad to see three new auctions make the distinguished list: Harrisburg AA, ABC Birmingham and Missouri AA. Bel Air, Northstar and Brasher's Northwest were all able to repeat by continually offering exemplary service while also receiving some of the highest returns," Schade went on to state.

ARI also gave out its Vendor Award, which this time went to Transit Pros. Transit Pros is just the second company outside of ARI's auction group to claim this award.

"ARI was tasked with an extensive, time sensitive transportation project for a large client, and Transit Pros' contributions were crucial to its success," Schade stressed.

"We congratulate Transit Pros and our auction winners for their outstanding performance and look forward to growing our partnerships with them throughout 2010," she concluded.