What is DealersLink?Open or Close
DealersLink is the nation's largest dealer-direct wholesale marketplace. Dealer members buy, sell, trade or bid on over $1 billion of front-line-ready units, with ZERO transactions fees EVER.
Why do I need DealersLink in my store?Open or Close
An average new member increases their store's used-inventory count by over 1,000 times their current level. This gives you access to more used inventory than AutoNation and CarMax combined without increasing your flooring expense.
How is DealersLink different from other vehicle sourcing services?Open or Close
DealersLink is a live 24/7 on-demand market where dealers buy inventory when they need it. There are no buy or sell fees. There is no middleman between the buyer and seller. The buyer and seller utilize the DealersLink platform to deal directly with each other.
Do I have to manually enter my inventory?Open or Close
Absolutely not, DealersLink integrates with over 185 dealer-management systems, photo providers, website providers, etc. All of our integrations are fully automated.
What kind of training and support does DealersLink offer?Open or Close
Initial and ongoing training is delivered by a dedicated Dealer Consultant. Tech support is available six days a week by phone or through a ticketing system. Three webinars are scheduled per month, plus hours of additional video training content.
Am I required to sign a long-term contract?Open or Close
No, DealersLink likes to build strong relationships with members, not hold them to long-term contracts. Month-to-month memberships are available. Please ask your rep about our term discounts, though.
Is there a setup fee?Open or Close
Your DMS vendor may require a setup up fee for new integrations. Often they are waived. Please consult with your rep for details.
How much does it cost to join?Open or Close
DealersLink memberships range from $395 - $1995 per month depending on product build and contract term. Contact a rep today for a custom quote.
How long has DealersLink been in operation?Open or Close
13 years, DealersLink, Inc. has been in business since 1999 and The Marketplace opened in 2005.
Is there a Mediation Policy?Open or Close
Yes, on the rare occasion when dealers are unable to resolve issues independently, the Trading Desk investigates and mediates all negative ratings on the platform. Pre-sale condition reports prevent the majority of disputes from ever forming.
Can DealersLink send my inventory to third parties?Open or Close
Yes, ExportPro™ automates your entire internet marketing campaign by broadcasting internet feeds to your website and online classifieds (AutoTrader.com, Cars.com, etc.). ExportPro™ gives you a central hub to manage all your photos, pricing, description builds, and options with an easy-to-use control panel.
Is there a transportation service?Open or Close
Yes, members can generate shipping quotes inside of DealersLink. You are able to ship vehicles through a shipping wizard with a UPS-style load tracking system.