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Donlen Announces Annual Winners of Best-in-Class Vehicle Auctions

April 19, 2010 - Press Release

NORTHBROOK, IL - Donlen, North America's fastest growing fleet leasing and management company, announced the winners of their annual vehicle auction awards.

By strategically partnering with 35 select vehicle auctions across the country, Donlen is able to successfully remarket their customer's vehicles and help them accomplish their resale goals. This broad network of auctions allows Donlen to utilize state-of-the-art industry technology and competitive bidding among hundreds of buyers so that customers receive the best value for their vehicles.

On a monthly basis, Donlen's Remarketing Group measures performance of all the auctions in the following areas: sales dollars against Donlen's proprietary National Auction IndexTM (NAI) database, days to sell, days to condition report, expense (less transportation), and units sold against units offered for sale. The results of the monthly scorecards are then tabulated yearly to recognize top performers. This year's recipients are:

  • Auction of the Year: Carolina Auto Auction
  • Best Days to Condition Report: Carolina Auto Auction
  • Best Days to Sell: ABC Detroit
  • Best Expense Control: Adesa Buffalo
  • Best Retention Dollars: Manheim Milwaukee
  • Central / Northeast Region Winner: Manheim Milwaukee
  • South / Southeast Region Winner: Manheim Mississippi
  • West Region Winner: Brashers Portland Auto Auction

"It's important to recognize the excellent work our auction partners do every day," said Gus Xamplas, Donlen's Vice President of Remarketing. "The long-standing relationships we have with our auction houses enable us to help our customers achieve both their short- and long-term goals. That's extremely important in the current economic environment."

For more information about Donlen's Vehicle Remarketing Group, visit

About Donlen Corporation

Donlen, with headquarters in Northbrook, IL, and offices nationwide, is a global provider of innovative fleet management programs. Since 1965, Donlen has offered its clients highly personalized and responsive customer service. Donlen has been recognized as one of Crain's Chicago Business "List of 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago for 2009 and 2010," National Association for Business Resources "101 Best and Brightest Places to Work For in Chicago" in 2007 and 2008, and as a "Top100 Global Outsourcing Leader" by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) each year from 2006-2009. For more information about Donlen visit


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