1/11/2015 12:56:51 PM
There is no thrill left in putting 20 G on the playoff games,
sitting at a $1,000,000 poker table, or following the Great Karl Wallenda over
the high wire of the Niagara Falls.
After this week we have to up the stakes.
The odds at auction time were getting worse, six degrees Fahrenheit,
a 20 KMH wind coming from the north, wind chill who knows what (ink freezing in
the pen where it would only write half a number), snow and ice on everything
and couldn't use water to clean anything as it only makes it worse on the frozen
rags, nobody, nobody in the building, simulcast locking up (probably because
the computer got frost bite), cars lost by drivers all over the 200 acre lot,
snot freezing up as our people courageously did everything they could to make
them all sale ready, dead batteries, out of gas, sliding into one another, and
off we go. No turning back or quitting
1/6/2015 11:51:18 AM
Actually I need the Depends at this point. It’s freezing cold, my people and dead tired,
there is 1,350 units on the ground, it’s snowing, 300 more cars on the way, and
I am **ssing in my pants. Once again, we
have a new world record pinched and primped, just for you, but they are coming
at a tremendous cost on my mental stability (which I understand most of you
have questioned in the past anyway) as well as testing the courage of our
We work from a tiny
toilet of a shop packed full of courageous dedicated people. And since it is a simple statistical fact
that we are the largest volume single point car dealer in North America, bar nobody
from California to Vancouver, Maine to Key West, I want to acknowledge the
girls and guys busting their
1/2/2015 5:47:32 PM
Happy New Year to each and every one of you. Now we got that out of the way let’s turn to business.
I am making an official announcement today on next week’s
sales at the 17545. I am going to hold a completely
sick sale next week. Thursday High Line
we will have 400 + select units, every one of them a trade and every one of
them a first time to the market unit. Friday
is the nut case sale of all time. I will
have 1,200 units in three lanes. This is
an event that has never been attempted in wholesale history. I own each one of these 1,600 units, there
isn’t one of them that is on consignment or being “repped” (and as you all know
in our lanes they never are). What this
means is that they will all, all, all be sold.
If you are a vAuto dealer, pay attention. If you aren’t pay attention. If you are a shrewd buyer, pay
12/6/2014 7:03:56 AM
As previously stated, it happened. Except now it really happened, a geezal. That
was not a fat finger typo. A geezal is one
thousand. It normally refers to
doe. You know, a gee is $1,000.
In this case it refers to 1,000 cars, in a week, bought one by one, on
the street and sold, in a week, one by one from dealers to dealers,
We sold 1,022 units for the week. By hammer time, 9AM Friday, we had 835
registered of which we sold 94% and an
average price of $21,012. There were
just under 187 units sold prior to the sale and another 275 that were delayed
in recon that had to be shifted to next week.
Of the cars that hit the block we sold 874 units under the hammer with
stellar simulcast activity. Thank you to
all dealers that participated.
12/2/2014 8:00:48 PM
It happened. Not just it, but a couple of things took
place. One of them will never happen again.
First we made a move. Our Company has branched to Florida.
After 35 years in Manheim Pa our administrative office is relocating to West
Palm and Delray Beach Florida. We will still be breaking sale records every
week in the 17545 but we are shifting a portion of our attention south. If you are a car buyer with balls, wholesale
brains, integrity, an insatiable will to win and be on top, a real competitor regardless
of circumstances, and have legitimate
stops, I am interested in talking with
you. If you are washed up, worn out with
a million excuses about how the world has screwed you please stay away. Criminal records can be overlooked if