DealersLink®, the nation’s premier dealer direct marketplace, is now an AutoNation Preferred vendor. All 270 AutoNation dealerships now have approval to implement the DealersLink® suite of tools at any of their locations.
DealersLink® thus far has exceeded the expectations of current AutoNation members using the DealersLink® deal direct system. AutoNation dealerships are innovative, progressive, high volume stores with robust online sales departments, a perfect match for the DealersLink® internal trading network platform designed for automotive chains of all sizes. Gaining AutoNation approved vendor status paves the way for additional AutoNation stores to join the DealersLink® network with ease.
“We’re excited that such a progressive, profit driven organization like AutoNation has given us this endorsement. It opens the door for AutoNation dealerships to leverage the DealersLink® Marketplace at a time when access to quality inventory, and having the best tools really drives success. We’re excited that this collaboration will give another strategic advantage to AutoNation, DealersLink®, and all of our dealer members.” said DealersLink® VP of Sales Travis Wise.
DealersLink® has been eliminating wholesale transaction fees for 9 years with over $1 billion of used inventory available 24/7. Members use the marketplace daily to stock their lots with clean, reconditioned units; locate hard-to-find vehicles for their customers; sell inventory without incurring wholesale losses; arrange book-for-book trades; and manage their inventory with industry-leading analytic tools. www.dealerslink.com
AutoNation, Inc., headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is America’s largest automotive retailer. AutoNation is a component of the S&P 500 Index. AutoNation owns and operates over 270 new vehicle franchises in 15 states. AutoNation offers a diversified range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles, automotive repair services, and automotive finance and insurance products. AutoNation has sold over 9 million vehicles, the only auto retailer to achieve this milestone. AutoNation seeks to be the best-run, most profitable automotive retailer in the nation. www.autonation.com