Manheim Dallas hosted the sale of two trucks previously owned by the Robertson family of the Duck Dynasty TV show. The undisclosed proceeds from the sale went to charities selected by the foundation of McKaig Chevrolet-Buick of Gladewater, Texas, the consignors of the trucks.
The 2011 Chevrolet Z71 and the 2010 Chevrolet Z71 trucks were previously owned by Phil Robertson and his son Willie Robertson. The Robertsons originally obtained both trucks through McKaig Chevrolet-Buick.
The Robertson family operates Duck Commander of West Monroe, La., which produces duck hunting products. The family is featured on Duck Dynasty, a reality show in its fourth season that airs on A&E featuring Phil, Willie and many members of their extended families.
Ready Logistics and NextGear Capital have added a new feature to their Transportation Financing program that makes it simpler for their auction clients to add transportation costs to their floor plans.
MetroGistics has rebranded itself as Acertus to reflect its acquisitions of McNutt, AmeriFleet, and Metro Title Services in recent years as the vehicle logistics provider moves to position itself as a one-stop shop for vehicle lifecycle solutions.
Faye Francy of Auto-ISAC and Andrea Amico of Jack Cooper Logistics led a discussion on the steps that could be taken to protect personal identifiable information stored inside the vehicles sent for remarketing.
Data will be one of the most important commodities in the future. As vehicles technology continues to evolve, and more personal data is stored in vehicles, ensuring that that the personal data stored inside vehicles remains safe will be one of remarketer’s biggest tasks.
Subaru has begun offering an online tool that allows fleets to search for open recalls using the vehicle identification number through the Carfax used vehicle platform. The service is offered at no cost.