FRANKLIN, TN – Wheels, Inc. recently recognized its top regional auto auctions at an awards ceremony held on November 7 at the corporate headquarters in Des Plaines, Ill. Two ServNet auctions were among those receiving top honors: Carolina Auto Auction in Anderson, S.C., and Charleston Auto Auction in Moncks Corner, S.C.

Wheels, Inc. presented the Outstanding Performance Award for the Central Region to Charleston Auto Auction, and the Outstanding Performance Award for the Eastern Region to Carolina Auto Auction. Wheels presents the Outstanding Performance Award to vendors which deliver the highest sales performance results for Wheels’ clients.

Charleston Auto Auction also received a second citation from Wheels: the Outstanding Quality Award for the Eastern Region. This award recognizes high-quality customer support for vehicle sales.

Carolina and Charleston Auto Auctions are both consistent performers for Wheels. Both facilities led their regions for Wheels in 2007 as well, the Charleston Auto Auction having received the Quality Service Award and Carolina Auto Auction being recognized with Wheels’ Outstanding Performance Award.

Chris Wise, national remarketing manager for Charleston Auto Auction, remarked, “Dedication to customer service is an integral part of our company’s philosophy. It is embraced by every employee at the auction and affects every auction transaction, and we’re pleased to have our efforts recognized for the second year in a row by Wheels.”

“We are pleased to be recognized by Wheels for the second year running,” said Sal Terranova, Carolina Auto Auction’s national remarketing manager. “This award is the result of hard work and attention to detail on the part of every member of our staff. I applaud them for their efforts and pledge on their behalf to continue to offer the level of performance that will keep us at the top of our region for Wheels in 2009.”

Wheels’ remarketing network includes more than 140 vendors, including auctions, wholesale dealers, and internet auction providers.

"Our entire vendor network has continued to post outstanding results in quality and performance year after year and we are grateful for their dedication to our clients and to Wheels," said Darrin Aiken, Wheels assistant vice president of vehicle remarketing.

Carolina Auto Auction and Charleston Auto Auction are both members of ServNet, and are contributors to AuctionPipeline.