Enterprise Holdings will honor 14 automotive auction partners from across the country with its 2017 Auction Achievement Awards.
This annual program recognizes auto auction partners for exceptional services that support Enterprise Holdings' efforts to remarket late-model, low-mileage, well-maintained rental and fleet vehicles to potential buyers.
Regional Enterprise Holdings teams present the awards to the auction partners in their area, in two categories: whole-car auctions and damaged-vehicle auctions. Recipients are recognized for exceptional performance in the areas of communication, customer service, marketing and reconditioning, operational success, and strategic planning.
The 2017 Auction Achievement Award winners in the whole-car category are:
ADESA Los Angeles (Orange, Calif.)
Manheim Central California (Roseville, Calif.)
Manheim Dallas (Irving, Texas)
Manheim Fredericksburg (Rockville, Md.)
Manheim Omaha (Davenport, Iowa)
Manheim San Diego (Orange, Calif.)
The 2017 Auction Achievement Award winners in the damaged-vehicle category are:
Dealers Auto Auction of the Rockies (Highlands Ranch, Colo.)
IAA Atlanta (College Park, Ga.)
Manheim Dallas TRA (Irving, Texas)
Manheim NJ TRA (Wayne, Pa.)
Manheim Southern California TRA (Orange, Calif.)
Manheim Tampa TRA
Metro Salvage Pool (Davenport, Iowa)
Copart Inc. announced the expansion of its Phoenix location.
Copart Phoenix is located at 615 South 51st Ave. The auction holds online car auctions every Monday at noon.
In addition to conducting online auctions, Copart practices good corporate citizenship. Earlier this year, Copart Phoenix provided a safe and controlled training environment for more than 100 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration inspectors.
Wholesale used vehicle prices (on a mix-, mileage-, and seasonally adjusted basis) increased 1.02 percent month-over-month in October.
This brought the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index to 136.3, which was a record high for the sixth consecutive month and an 8.1 percent increase from a year ago.
On a year-over-year basis, all major market segments again saw gains, including midsize cars. SUVs/CUVs, pickups, and vans outperformed the overall market.
Manheim announced the selections of Noel Kitsch as general manager of Manheim Georgia and Joey Satfield as general manager of Manheim Fort Myers.
Kitsch joined Manheim in 2001 as a dealer sales representative and went on to various roles with increasing responsibility within the company. He was most recently the senior assistant general manager at Manheim Central Florida.
Kitsch has a proven record of building strong customer relationships, including acting as both the assistant general manager and dealer services manager at Manheim Orlando as well as serving in the assistant general manager role at Manheim Dallas. Satfield joined Manheim in 2013 as a field sales representative at Manheim Lakeland. He most recently served as assistant general manager at Manheim Kansas City, where he worked in partnership with clients to help them take advantage of the full line of Cox Automotive products and services to improve their business. Prior to this role, Satfield served as dealer services manager at Manheim Orlando.
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