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Inside the Retail Remarketing™ channels

September 4th, 2020 by

While wholesale auctions are still an easy channel for commercial vehicle owners to remarket end-of-cycle vehicles, a growing trend among progressive vehicle remarketing professionals has been to sell vehicles through the retail channel, either through their own dealerships, online service providers, or retail consignment. What’s driving this trend? 1. Growth in off-lease volume First is…

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3 questions to ask when incorporating Retail Remarketing™

September 3rd, 2020 by

While various wholesale channels are an efficient way to remarket large volumes of end-of-cycle inventory, Retail Remarketing™ generates significantly higher proceeds and is playing an increasingly important role in remarketers’ portfolios. But how do commercial consignors such as fleet management companies and portfolio managers utilize Retail Remarketing™ to decide what vehicles in their portfolio to…

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Remarketing best practices for minimizing total cost of ownership

August 15th, 2020 by

On the surface, managing the total cost of ownership for vehicle fleets seems like a fairly straightforward calculation: Buy the right vehicles at a discounted price with low depreciation rates, take good care of them, maybe recondition them a bit before sale and wholesale them off as quickly as possible. Then, start all over again. In…

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CarLotz CEO Michael Bor on market recovery, used prices & expansion plans

June 18th, 2020 by

CarLotz CEO Michael Bor sits down with Joe Overby to talk about the current state and future of Retail Remarketing™.  The Auto Remarketing Podcast touches on new trends, capturing lift for commercial remarketers, and what the future holds. Tune in to the podcast, where he provides an update on the company and how its hub locations and…

Why & how to think of remarketing as consumer product

August 15th, 2018 by

The auto remarketing industry is at an interesting point in its history. The number of off-lease vehicles continues to rise, and wholesale prices are dropping in tandem. As more and more cars roll through, auto remarketers could easily get caught in a higher volume, lower margin cycle. Within this evolving environment, a fresh strategy can…

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Reconditioning a used car for retail sale? Consider vehicle, repair type, expected value

August 15th, 2018 by

When consigning a vehicle for retail sale, sellers face an important question: What, if any, investment should I make in improving the vehicle’s condition to maximize its sale value? The answer depends, first and foremost, on the specific condition of the vehicle but is certainly influenced by the unique preferences of the likely retail buyer…

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