EUGENE, OR - Brasher’s Northwest Auto Auction has once again been named the leading auction in its region for ARI, and on Wednesday, June 6 was presented with ARI - Automotive Resources Internaional Auction of the Year Award. Making the presentation at the auction in Eugene, Oregon was ARI representative Jim Jackson.

“We value ARI as an important customer and auction partner here at Brasher’s Northwest Auto Auction and were very excited to learn that we led our region for ARI again in 2011,” said Lisa Larkin, general manager at Brasher’s Northwest Auto Auction.  “Our auction team works very hard to produce the best results possible for ARI week in and week out, and we appreciate this recognition of our efforts on behalf of ARI in this region."

Jim Jackson (2 nd  from right), presents ARI’s 2011 Regional Auction of the Year Award to (left to right) Lisa Larkin, Mark Melton and Jodi Rowland.

Jim Jackson (2nd from right), presents ARI’s 2011 Regional Auction of the Year Award to (left to right) Lisa Larkin, Mark Melton and Jodi Rowland.

Brasher’s Northwest Auto Auction is a seven-time winner of ARI’s Auction of the Year award. The 2011 award marks the third consecutive year that the auction has led the region for ARI. 

ARI, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, instituted its annual auction award program in 1999.  Each auction is measured on overall market performance, administration and communication. Benchmarking includes days to pick up, complete condition report, days to sell and receive funds, as well as retention against Black Book Commercial Index and compliance with company guidelines.

“It’s with great pleasure that I present the 2011 Regional Auction of the Year Award to Brasher’s Northwest Auto Auction,” said Jim Jackson in presenting the award. “This auction has distinguished itself as a consistent leader in this market for ARI, providing exceptional service year after year.  We congratulate Lisa Larkin and her staff for a job well done for ARI, for the third year in a row.   With seven of these awards to their credit, they have earned a reputation for excellence among ARI’s customers.”

Brasher’s Northwest Auto Auction is one of seven actions owned by the Brasher family in the West and is a member of the ServNet Auction group. The auction holds a dealer consignment sale every Wednesday, averaging over 500 units per week and 68-percent sold. A nationally-known leader in the RV auction industry, Brasher's Northwest Auto Auction holds an RV sale on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Brasher's "World Famous" Specialty Auction on the second Wednesday and the Tuesday prior averages 700 RV, Marine and PowerSport units

In addition to its award-winning tradition for ARI, Brasher's Northwest Auto Auction is a repeat winner of Bank of America’s Specialty Auction of the Year Award, and a two-time winner of Capital One’s Auction of the Year Award for the Northwest Region.