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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...
Safety Guidelines at ADESA Auctions

Safety Guidelines at ADESA Auctions


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An auction can be an interesting place, full of activity. There are lots of moving parts—cars in the lanes, people multi-tasking. It’s easy to forget the safety measures we have in place to keep everyone out of harm’s way. Because the safety of our customers and employees is a top priority at every ADESA auction,...
Paul Lips concludes term as 2012-2013 NAAA president

Paul Lips concludes term as 2012-2013 NAAA president


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With the NAAA Convention behind us, I just wanted to share that it was an honor to serve as the National Auto Auction Association’s president. A year ago, I entered this role with humility and excitement, and I want to thank the NAAA for this tremendous honor. Going into it, I knew that auto auction...
Paul Lips attends NAAA Disney Institute

Paul Lips attends NAAA Disney Institute


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The week before last, I attended the NAAA Dynamic Leadership Institute in Orlando, Florida, hosted by Disney. If you’ve never heard of the Disney Institute, it’s an amazing program. Millions of professionals from around the world attend Disney Institute for business education and training. I was really looking forward to going, and the event absolutely...
Paul Lips works the lots at ADESA Kansas City

Paul Lips works the lots at ADESA Kansas City


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I recently had the privilege of spending a week at ADESA Kansas City. It was great getting to know the team that recently helped the auction win Auction of the Year for General Motors. My last visit to the auction was in early 2007—what a change five years has made. Not only has ADESA Kansas...