ARI honors 5 auctions, including a first-time winner


ARI recently honored five of its best-performing auction partners based on scorecard metrics such as days to sell, days to write a condition report, days to fund and days to pick up.

ARI added that the company changed its scorecard format by sending to auctions monthly and added a new metric for days to remove company logos and branding.

The auctions collecting honors included:

— Region 1 Northeast: Mountain State Auto Auction, a third-time winner

— Region 2 Upper Midwest: Missouri Auto Auction, a seven-time winner

— Region 3 Southeast: Dealers Auto Auction of Chattanooga, a first-time winner

— Region 4 Southwest: Houston Auto Auction, a third-time winner

— Region 5 West: ADESA Northwest, an 11-time winner                        

Partha Ghosh, director of vehicle supply chain and remarketing for ARI said, “We put high expectations onto our business partners and are proud of all of the auctions that have excelled at winning these awards.”

As a first-time winner, DAA Chattanooga general manager Doug Rodriguez added, “We are extremely honored to receive this award from a great business partner. Our team has worked hard to ensure that all of our customers receive the best service we can offer.”

DAA Chattanooga is part of the Dealers Auto Auction Group, which has six auction locations in the Southeast including Dealers Auto Auction of Memphis, Dealers Auto Auction of Murfreesboro, Dealers Auto Auction of Huntsville, Dealers Auto Auction of Jackson, Dealers Auto Auction of Mobile and Dealers Auto Auction of Chattanooga.

“We value our partnership with ARI and are proud of this recognition,” said David Andrews, owner and chief executive officer of Dealers Auto Auction Group.  “We look forward to a continued partnership and an even more successful year ahead.”

“We are very proud of the accomplishment that DAA Chattanooga has achieved. They work hard on our account, and it shows in their performance,” said Chris Clarke, manager of North American Remarketing of ARI

DAA Chattanooga, located at 2120 Stein Drive in Chattanooga, Tenn., has a facility that offers eight lanes on more than 50 acres.  Services include full reconditioning, mechanical and transportation services. 

The operation’s sale is held every week on Thursdays beginning at 9 a.m., and all auction lanes are simulcast. 

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