Monthly Archives: August 2008

Classic stuck on the tracks and a train is coming!!!

The driver was able to get out of his truck but had to watch helplessly as the train destroyed his truck and load while the engineer tried frantically to stop the train.

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Work SMART-er not harder!

Maybe instead of finding cars that pay better, you can make more money by finding cars that fit easier!

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Used VIN scanners for $200 each

One of our customers let me know that a company in Texas is selling some used Vin scanners for $200 each. He has a limited quantity so send an email to me at dave@ezdispatch.com if you want one. This will … Continue reading

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1000 PTS carhaulers to be auctioned by Ritchie Bros

According to Carhauler News 1000 auto transporters will be sold by Ritchie Bros. It looks like at this point the trustee has them dumping all 1000 transporters on 1 day. That ought to create some bargain basement prices! They may … Continue reading

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Teamsters leadership feeling backlash after NO vote

It has to be a bit embarrassing to have a contract recommended unanimously and then be soundly defeated. TDU has a petition on their site asking for a new negotiating committee. Of course there are two sides to every story … Continue reading

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Car carrier fire consumes five cars in Delaware

I was a bit slow in picking up the news of this fire. Delawareonline has a video of the fire dept fighting the blaze and this report: The News Journal • August 13, 2008 Middletown and Odessa firefighters work to … Continue reading

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ABC sells two large auctions to ADESA

ADESA aggressively advances it’s position as a major player in the auto auction industry with it’s announcement yesterday of the addition of two of ABC’s auctions. Here is the announcement from the ADESA site: Carmel, IN-ADESA announced today that it … Continue reading

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Manheim Auctions in Dallas and Orlando get AuctionTrac Car-Locater

I first reported on this technology in Feb and now that AuctionTrac has expanded into other Manheim auctions we are looking at the different possibilities to have an interface with EZDispatch so that finding lost cars can be as simple … Continue reading

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FBI investigating threats against Manheim PA auto auction

Lancasteronline is reporting that Manheim has recieved a threat: By CINDY STAUFFER, Staff “The FBI and local police are investigating a threatening letter sent to the Manheim Auto Auction. Bomb-sniffing dogs and additional security will be on hand Friday at … Continue reading

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KAR Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results

This just off of marketwatch.com: Last update: 4:27 p.m. EDT Aug. 12, 2008 CARMEL, Ind., Aug 12, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — KAR Holdings, Inc. today reported its second quarter financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2008. For … Continue reading

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