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DealersLink® surpasses 1/2 a billion dollars in inventory

Jun 01, 2012

DealersLink® Member inventory surpassed $500,000,000 in value in Q2. That's over 29,000 reconditioned units available to members 24/7. This is a massive milestone for all members. DealersLink evens the playing field between small and mega chain dealers. Individual members now have access to more used inventory than AutoNation and Carmax have in their private internal networks. DealersLink curren...

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DealersLink® Featured In AutoSuccess Magazine

Apr 01, 2012

The April 2012 issue of AutoSuccess Magazine featured a column written by DealersLink® Senior Sales Executive Travis Wise: "What Your Dealership Can Learn From Baseball's Underdog". In it he explains why you should be running your dealership like a professional baseball team, and the meaning of the word sabermetrics. If you missed the print edition you can read it online here.Sabermetrics: What...

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MetroGistics Announces Partnership with DealersLink®

Jun 22, 2011

Saint Louis – MetroGistics, a full-service vehicle transportation company, has announced a new partnership with Dealerslink®, a members-only, dealer-to-dealer wholesale marketplace. As part of the arrangement, MetroGistics’ Web-based logistics quoting, ordering and load-tracking functions will be integrated into the Dealerslink Marketplace.Both companies are taking advantage of cutting-edge t...

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Independents Facing Big Challenges in Used-Car Acquisition

Jun 21, 2011

NADA UCG: Independents Facing Big Challenges in Used-Car AcquisitionJune 21, 2011 | McLEAN, Va. By Auto Remarketing Staff Jonathan Banks, NADA Used Car Guide In a market where wholesale auction volume is even tighter than overall used supply, independent dealers face an especially “tough situation” when it comes to acquiring the vehicles they need on their lots, suggested Jonathan Banks, a se...

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Tight Wholesale Market & Climbing Prices Push Manheim Index to New High

May 09, 2011

Tight Wholesale Market & Climbing Prices Push Manheim Index to New High For the second time already this year, the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index reached a record high.Manheim’s Tom Webb explained wholesale used-vehicle prices on a mix, mileage, and seasonally adjusted basis rose 1.9 percent in April against the previous month, leaving the index reading at 126.6. During the past year, Web...

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DealersLink® provides another option for reading the bar code of vehicles

Apr 08, 2011

DealersLink, Inc provides another option for reading the bar code of vehicles and buy used cars through their network of wholesale used car. The FastBook Mobile VIN Scanner allows a car dealer to scan the vehicle identification bar codes with their smartphone. Once the VIN has been scanned, FastBook allows users to simultaneously book NADA, Kelley Blue Book, MMR, Black Book and Carfax checks...

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Integrating Smartphone Technology in Car Dealerships.

Mar 06, 2011

Recently a client asked me, "How do I know if somebody snaps a picture of the QR code in the ad I placed?" Well… there really is no way to know if a Smartphone camera takes a picture of a QR code. Smartphones must have a QR code application (app) installed to decipher the photo of the QR code. When the code contains a phone number that is auto-dialed that phone number would be tracked to ...

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DealersLink® releases FastBook™ VIN Scanner mobile application at 2011 NADA Conference

Feb 11, 2011

Dealerslink® unveiled its newest product at the 2011 NADA Convention and Expo in San Francisco: the FastBook™ VIN Scanner App for your smartphone.  The FastBook VIN Scanner is the most robust mobile VIN scanning application available in the industry. Using the camera on your smartphone, the mobile application can capture the VIN off any motor vehicle. With a subscription to Fastbook...

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DealersLink® mentioned in Dealer Business Journal

Dec 30, 2010

One of the best things she’s found to help her business is a relatively new company called Dealerslink, a dealer-to-dealer wholesale transaction marketplace. Alexes said Ertle Brothers has been very pleased with being able to find needed inventory at the right price from other dealers at a near wholesale price. Not only can they buy directly from another dealer, they can swap vehicles. ...

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Dealerslink® releases TradeLink™

Dec 01, 2010

Dealerslink® continues to inovate with their latest product release TradeLink™. TradeLink is a powerful new platform that allows members to offer their vehicles for dealer trade. Single or multiple vehicle trade requests can be assembled and proposed. Swap stale inventory for fresh inventory without spending additional capital. Trade vehicles book-for-book with TradeLink. Trade slower mo...

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