Both of Manheim’s logistics solutions saw growth in 2017. Through both solutions, a little under 9 million vehicles were touched by Manheim's logistics solutions, the company stated.
Ready Logistics, a full-service logistics provider, moved over 2 million vehicles, a 14% increase over 2016. Central Dispatch — a self-managed transportation network that connects shippers and carriers — facilitated 6.7 million vehicle moves, or a 34% increase over 2016. Central dispatch also experienced a 12% growth in subscriptions.
Along with its growth, Ready logistics also saw several improvements to the platform in 2017. Those include improvements such as a centralized communication platform to help improve the carrier pickup process and speed up deliveries, as well as the ability to schedule pickups, run reports, and take images during local moves.