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Manheim UPS Alliance

UPS’s Automotive Industry Solutions Group will work on behalf of Manheim’s customers – including dealerships, auto manufacturers, car rental companies and financial institutions – to arrange pick-up and drop-off of vehicles bound for Manheim’s 77 operating locations in the United … Continue reading

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the key to great transport rates?

London-based newspaper The Sun reported in late July 2008 that a wealthy resident of Qatar paid about $42,000 to have his Lamborghini LP640 airlifted to London — for an oil change. Environmentalists were outraged over the 6,500-mile weekend round trip, … Continue reading

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ADESA is going public

According to a press release by KAR Holdings the parent company of ADESA KAR Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of wholesale used vehicle and salvage auction services in North America, announced today that it has filed a registration statement with … Continue reading

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ADESA gets new CEO effective immediately

KAR Holdings, Inc.  announced in a press release yesterday that Tom Caruso, ADESA, Inc.’s Chief Operating Officer, will assume his new role as Chief Executive Officer and President of ADESA effective immediately. Tom Caruso commented, “I look forward to the … Continue reading

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Manheim consolidates in Louisville

Efficiency is the name of the game and Manheim didn’t get as big as they are by playing poorly. The sad part is that it will be difficult for the 55 employees whose positions were eliminated at the Manheim Kentucky  … Continue reading

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CentralDispatch.com unequivocally denies data mining

Here is their official statement regarding data security. CentralDispatch understands the need to keep your data secure and private. Recently, we have received questions about whether or not we use dispatch sheet data to market CentralDispatch to your customers. We … Continue reading

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No carriers for GMAC

Gmac has added AutoTransmart to their Smartauction transport list. They share the list with McNutt and Ready auto Transport.  Not one actual carrier is listed. Certainly the buyer of the cars can opt to call the carrier of his choice … Continue reading

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The “New leaner GM” will it stay that way?

With the Us federal gov’t owning 60 percent they have majority ownership and can call the shots. Show me one federal program that has consistently stayed lean and efficient!

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Another dealership folds

According to Clarionledger.com Deuce McAllister Nissan of Jackson will be liquidated following a settlement reached yesterday. Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. agreed to convert the dealership’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy into a Chapter 7 proceeding prior to a scheduled hearing in U.S. … Continue reading

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The new company will be called Cooper-Active

According to the Report on kansascity.com it will remain headquartered in Kansas City where Jack Cooper was and the merger will create NO LAYOFFS. It is interesting that there is no mention of PMT.

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