Manheim Mobile Auctions

LET THE AUCTION COME TO YOU.
By using unconventional venues to hold our auctions, we're able to bring the Manheim experience to you.​
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WHAT IS A MOBILE AUCTION?
Mobile auctions are held at non-traditional locations, such as the back lot of a dealership, a hotel, convention center, or a race track. From technology to personnel, Manheim provides everything needed to facilitate the sale, including Simulcast live streaming.
 
BUYER BENEFITS
SELLER BENEFITS
 

  • Convenience of a Manheim auction that’s closer to home.
  • Cuts time away from the dealership and travel expenses.
  • Sales are easier to navigate with only one lane.
  • A more personalized service.

  • Higher conversion rates, averaging greater than 70%.
  • Manheim handles everything from operations to marketing.
  • Flexible sale time, location and buyer audience.
  • Broadcasting via Simulcast to maximize buyer reach.

FAQS

Who is eligible to attend a Mobile Auction?

Unless the Mobile Auction is a closed sale, anyone who is eligible to attend a traditional auction at Manheim can attend a Mobile Auction.

What services are available at a Mobile Auction?

Depending on the venue, Mobile Auctions offer many of the same services as traditional Manheim auctions. This starts with an auctioneer, ringman, and all personnel needed to host the auction. Available services typically include condition reports, arbitration, logistics, PSI, and DealShield. All mobile sales have Simulcast, enabling dealers nationwide to participate online.

Where does Manheim currently offer Mobile Auctions?

Manheim currently hosts more than two dozen Mobile Auctions across North America, with more being added regularly. Sales Schedule offers a list of regularly scheduled Mobile Auctions.


Who do I contact for more information?

If interested in buying from or hosting a Mobile Auction, please contact Greg Milam, National Mobile Sales Manager, at MobileAuctions@manheim.com.


After I request to host a Mobile Auction, how long before it is conducted?

There are many factors that go into hosting a Mobile Auction, all of which must be fully considered and vetted before a sale may be held. Due to differences in state and county legislations, the timing for how long it will take to host a Mobile Auction will vary between locations. Please contact Greg Milam at MobileAuctions@manheim.com, for assistance facilitating this process and answering any questions during the discovery phase of hosting a Mobile Auction for the first time.


What types of success have other dealers had with these types of sales?

Dealers have experienced great success with Mobile Auctions; from large clients, who appreciate that they do not have to transport their inventory, to smaller clients, who appreciate the more personalized service and autonomous control of the sale. The most notable success dealers have experienced thus far is winning new business, either from new customers or previous ones.

"Mobile Auctions are how I find fresh inventory off a dealer's lot."
RON WILKES | HOMETOWN AUTO | SUMTER, SC
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70%+
Average conversion rate at Manheim mobile auction sales.
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