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Safety in Focus as VirtuaLane℠ Launches at 20 ADESA Auctions

Safety in Focus as VirtuaLane℠ Launches at 20 ADESA Auctions


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At ADESA, we’re constantly working to make the physical auction experience safer and more efficient for our customers. Reducing the risk for potential accidents is a priority for us, as the company that created Safe T. Sam—the most widely used safety standards training program in the auction industry. That’s why I’m proud to announce the...
Exceeding Expectations is the New Meeting Expectations

Exceeding Expectations is the New Meeting Expectations


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This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse, and was written by ADESA Chief Commercial Officer Paul Lips. Forbes, in partnership with the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ASCI), recently published a list of the top 20 companies across all industries with the best customer service. At the top of the list is Chick-fil-A. That’s understandable. It has...
Celebrating 2018 National Auto Auction Week

Celebrating 2018 National Auto Auction Week


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This week, the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) and its members will celebrate National Auto Auction Week—a time dedicated to recognizing the auto auction industry, its contribution to the North American economy and to everyone who does their part day in and day out to support our industry. I feel a personal connection to the...
ADESA Des Moines Hosts Driver Training for Teens

ADESA Des Moines Hosts Driver Training for Teens


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ADESA Des Moines hosted a Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) training program that gave young adults the opportunity to learn advanced driving skills in a controlled environment. In four educational and engaging sessions held over two days, hundreds of teens learned four critical driving skills—hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed management and space management....
Auctions Honored for Performance and Safety

Auctions Honored for Performance and Safety


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Auction general managers and sales teams from all of our ADESA locations across North America recently gathered in Indianapolis, creating a great opportunity for attendees to connect with others in their regions and beyond. Speakers, focus groups and breakout sessions allowed participants to brainstorm and share best practices. 2017 Auction of the Year Awards We...
ADESA 2017 Awards Recap

ADESA 2017 Awards Recap


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January is a time to look forward and set goals for ourselves, but it is also a good opportunity to reflect on the year that just ended. On that note, it’s a great time to remember all of the ADESA auction locations and employees who received awards and accolades from our industry partners. When I...
ADESA and NAAA Bring Virtual Auto Auction to Capitol Hill

ADESA and NAAA Bring Virtual Auto Auction to Capitol Hill


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Several members of the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) recently brought the excitement of the auction experience to a Senate Automotive Caucus meeting in Capitol Hill. I had the great honor of being part of this group, along with three ADESA colleagues: Heather Greenawald and Elizabeth Murphy of our legal team, and Warren Clauss, general...
ADESA Calgary Wins ADESA North American Auction of the Year

ADESA Calgary Wins ADESA North American Auction of the Year


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We love it when our customers recognize our auctions for outstanding performance and service. It’s a direct reflection of our team’s hard work and commitment to going above and beyond. We also like to recognize our top-performing auctions with ADESA Auction of the Year awards. I’m excited to announce that this year’s winner for best overall...
ADESA Orlando Hosts First Sale

ADESA Orlando Hosts First Sale


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ADESA Orlando held its first sale earlier this month, drawing more than 600 dealers. The sale was a great success, thanks to the outstanding effort, dedication and teamwork of our people. Since we acquired this site in May, practically every department within our organization has been involved to bring this location into our company. We...