Dealer Auction launches new profit calculator tool


Seller Public sale has launched a revenue calculator to assist sellers perceive the monetary upside of buying and selling automobiles digitally.

It estimates a typical franchise dealership working within the north of England promoting c. 20 commerce automobiles every month, attaining on common a commerce revenue of £140 per car, stands to attain an extra £81,118 in commerce income by switching.

A seller with comparable commerce volumes within the south of England – the place operational prices are barely greater – can anticipate to attain an extra £85,487.

The calculator considers a number of components together with labour time and operational prices, whereas evaluating the typical commerce revenue achieved by way of Seller Public sale in opposition to that of conventional public sale channels.

Seller Public sale’s market director, Kieran TeeBoon, mentioned: “Weak provide and inconsistent client demand means the revenue earned per car has by no means been extra vital. Sellers want to extract each penny they’ll from each asset, with extra emphasis being positioned on the efficiency of their remarketing channels.

“Many sellers are nonetheless buying and selling their undesirable part-ex and overage inventory by conventional channels. From begin to finish, the method can embrace transportation to the gross sales vacation spot, inspection, refurbishment, valeting, imaging, and allocating to an public sale. Unsurprisingly, promoting a car this manner takes time, that means slower returns and doubtlessly much less revenue.

“With Seller Public sale, it takes simply 2.9 days to promote a car on common. This implies sellers can get money again into their pockets quicker, beat any losses attributable to depreciation, and unlock extra space for automobiles that may earn a higher margin at retail. Not solely that, however automobiles additionally promote for 4% extra on common by our platform in comparison with conventional remarketing routes.”


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