ATLANTA – Manheim Simulcast – an Internet-based system that allows dealers to remotely bid on and buy vehicles as they are moving through live auction lanes – has launched its most advanced, customer-driven technology to date.
“This new version of Simulcast, with its greatly enhanced capabilities and functionality, we truly believe sets a whole new industry standard for convenience and efficiency for both buyer and seller,” said Joe Luppino, Manheim chief technology officer. “It incorporates many client suggestions and consolidates Manheim’s numerous technology capabilities into one platform where virtually anything a buyer or seller wants is just one click away.”
In 2005, Manheim Simulcast has offered more than 90,000 vehicles weekly through approximately 150 sales per day, with 82 auctions and 560 lanes wired.Manheim Simulcast 3.0 provides customers with several notable features with the rollout of its latest version:
Customers can preview the new version on Simulcast’s newly redesigned home page. In the near future, Simulcast will provide online dealers with the ability to simultaneously participate in up to four sales within one browser window with the Manheim patent-pending multi-lane view feature.Simulcast has evolved to make the online process easier for sellers as well. In addition to Simulcast, Manheim’s patent-pending “absentee seller” application has been enhanced. Helping consignors, large and small, “virtually” represent their cars, remote sellers now have: