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ADESA provides customers a whole car auction solution. We serve two main client types: institutional customers and dealers. Our institutional customers include:

  • Vehicle manufacturers
  • Banks, credit unions and other financial centers
  • Vehicle finance companies
  • Vehicle rental companies
  • Fleet management companies
  • Insurance companies

The dealers who consign and purchase vehicles at ADESA auctions are licensed franchises and independent wholesale dealers. Dealer consignment vehicles include over-aged dealer inventory and unwanted dealer

Our Facilities

ADESA's used vehicle auction network includes auction sites that are strategically located near areas with a large concentration of used vehicle dealerships. Each site is a multi-lane, drive-through facility that hosts at least one vehicle auction per week.

We provide a full range of vehicle remarketing services for buyers and sellers, including:

  • Live auctioning of the vehicle in person and via the Internet using streaming audio and video
  • Reconditioning services, including:
    • Detailing
    • Washing
    • Body work
    • Light mechanical work
    • Glass repair
    • Paintless dent repair
    • Tire and key replacement
    • Upholstery repair
  • “Best Venue” remarketing options—ADESA (whole car) or Insurance Auto Auctions (over-aged, high mileage and salvage vehicles)

Our Services

When you partner with ADESA, you benefit from the strength and resources of our entire group of companies. We offer so much more than just your typical whole car auction products and services.

In fact, our services extend far beyond what you might expect. Along with our whole car auction services listed above, we also offer:

  • Repossessions
  • Marshalling
  • Transportation and logistics
  • Custom e-business design services
  • Customized economic analysis
  • Lease end-of-term support
  • Title processing and administering paperwork
  • Title services in all 50 states
  • Duplicate and correction titles
  • Inspecting and certifying vehicles
  • Inventory protection
  • Vehicle licensing
  • Marketing consigned vehicles

Our Employees

ADESA employs nearly 11,000 people. More than 8,700 of these employees are located in the United States and Mexico, with the remaining located in Canada.

About 380 employees work at our headquarters in Carmel, Indiana.

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