DealerBlock

  |  «Back to Help
Print Page

DealerBlock/Buy — How To Guides


Log in

Print

1. LOG IN VIA ADESA.COM

• Enter your user ID and password.


IF YOU ARE NOT YET REGISTERED:
• Click on the REGISTER NOW button on ADESA.com.
• Complete and submit the online registration form; Customer Connection will then contact you to complete your registration information.




NOTE: Effective July 2013, for users associated to more than one organization, you will be prompted to choose an organization at your first log in. This will set the default for all subsequent logins. Users can change the default organization by accessing MY ADESA in the main navigation and then SITE PREFERENCES in the sub-navigation bar.



Back to Top

Search for vehicles

Print

1. SEARCH FOR VEHICLES

There are three ways to search for vehicles on DealerBlock.
• Click on the DEALERBLOCK button on the main navigation page.

• Click on BUY in the main navigation bar, then select GLOBAL SEARCH in the sub navigation bar.
• Use the QUICK SEARCH box on the main menu bar to the right and enter VIN, year, make or model.

NOTE: For QUICK SEARCH, you can also enter a combination of these search terms or you can enter free-form text for your search criteria. An example of free form text would be to enter “RED 2002 MUSTANG.”
Back to Top

Enter search criteria

Print

2. ENTER SEARCH CRITERIA

• On the SEARCH page , select certain search criteria such as make, model, year, state and other options.
• Click SEARCH to see results.

NOTE: You can save your search to use the same criteria for a future search. To store your search options, click SAVED SEARCH. The stored search criteria will be available from the SAVED SEARCH QUICK link on the home page.











Back to Top

View search results

Print

3. VIEW SEARCH RESULTS PAGE

• Scroll through listings on the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE.
• Click the year/make/model/series description of the unit to view it VEHICLES DETAILS PAGE.

NOTE: To monitor a vehicle you are interested in, click ADD TO WATCHLIST. For more information on using WATCH LIST, please visit help.adesa.com.



Back to Top

View vehicle details

Print

4. VIEW VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE

• Click on a vehicle description on the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE, to arrive at the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE.
• Review more information about the vehicle, place a bid or buy now and make a purchase.

NOTE: You have the ability to ADD A VEHICLE NOTE for this car for your reference as you make buying decisions.

NOTE: Any incentives or sales event details on this particular vehicle will be shown in the INCENTIVES AND PROMOTIONS section of the page. If there are no incentives or promotions, that section will not be visible.



Back to Top

Bid on and buy vehicles

Print

1A. PLACE A BID NOW

Vehicles are offered by either placing a bid, buying now, submitting a best offer or a combination;
• From the VEHICLES DETAILS PAGE click, BID NOW.
• Enter your BID NOW amount and select your payment transportation as well as other post-sale options.
• Click the BID button.

NOTE: All bids are treated as PROXY bids. For an explanation of the proxy bidding process, contact your ADESA dealer sales representative.

1b. BUY NOW

If offered by the seller, use this option to bypass the bidding process and purchase the vehicle immeadiately.
• From the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE, click BUY NOW.
• Verify the buy now price and select your payment, transportation and other post-sale options.
• Click the BUY NOW button.




Back to Top

Submit an offer

Print

2. SUBMIT A BEST OFFER

If offered by the seller, use this option to make a bidding offer below the seller's reserve.
• From the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE, click BEST OFFER.
• Enter your offer amount and select your payment, transportation and other post-sale options.
• Click SUBMIT OFFER.

NOTE: Best offers are binding and must be acknowledged as such to be submitted.

3. SELECT CARSARRIVE ARRANGED

• When it is time to ship your vehicle purchase, we make it simple and convenient with CarsArrive Network.
• Just choose CARSARRIVE ARRANGED as your transport provider from the PLACE A BID or SUBMIT OFFER pages.

NOTE: For more information about transportation services, visit CarsArrive.com, call 866-457-CARS or email transportationsales@carsarrive.com.




Back to Top

Track your purchases

Print

1. VIEW PURCHASES

• Run a purchase report to see your bid now or buy now purchases.
• Click on the MY ACCOUNT tab on the main navigation bar, then select DEALERBLOCK PURCHASES in the sub navigation bar.

NOTE: The purchase report contains your purchased vehicles, including payment, title, and transport status. After payment has been received, you can view location information for vehicles you have purchased. You also have the ability to email the CONFIRMATION OF SALE and/or the VEHICLE RELEASE FORM.


Back to Top

Download ADESA DealerBlock step-by-step guide to buy

Print

DealerBlock Buy

Click here to download [1.5 MB]        



  • Step-by-step Guide - DealerBlock Buy








Back to Top

Icons on ADESA.com


What does the icon mean?

Print

WHAT DOES THE ICON MEAN?

Ever wonder what all the icons mean on the Search Results Page?

These icons signify important vehicle information that are available to you at a glance.

Back to Top

Icons on ADESA.com

Print

Below is a list of all icons used for vehicles on ADESA.com

IconNameDescription
First Run iconFirst RunThis vehicle is in its first auction iteration.
Last Run iconLast RunThis vehicle is in its last scheduled iteration.
Promotion iconPromotionA promotion or incentive is attached to the sale of this vehicle.
Open Reserve iconOpen = ReserveThe opening bid equals the reserve price set by the seller.
Pre-Delivery Inspection iconPre-Delivery InspectionA Pre-Delivery Inspection is available for purchase.
Post Sale Inspection iconPost Sale InspectionA Post Sale Inspection is available for purchase.
Price Reduced iconPrice ReducedThe Open, Reserve or Buy Now price has been lowered from the previous iteration.
Green AutoCheck iconAutoCheckThere are no vehicle history report exceptions and no discrepancies.
Yellow AutoCheck iconAutoCheckThis vehicle has vehicle history report discrepancies but no exceptions.
Red AutoCheck iconAutoCheckThis vehicle has vehicle history report exceptions and may have discrepancies.
Standard iconStandardVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
Front Line Ready iconFront Line ReadyVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
OEM-CPO Eligible iconOEM-CPO EligibleVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
As Described iconEnhancedVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
As isAs IsVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
Reserve Not Met iconReserve Not MetBid(s) on this vehicle have not met the seller's reserve.
Reserve met iconReserve MetBid(s) on this vehicle have met seller's reserve.
Certification Code iconCertification CodeThis vehicle has a seller specific certification. For complete details please click on the Certification link under the Incentives and Promotions section of the vehicle detail page.
Third Party Condition Report iconThird Party Condition ReportA Third Party Condition Report has been completed on this vehicle.
Auction extended iconAuction ExtendYes
No Auction Extend iconNo Auction Extend 
MVDA Clean iconMVDA CleanPreliminary sorting tool provided for convenience only. It is intended to exclude vehicles with MVDA disclosures in certain fields only (resposes to dealer turn-in questionnaires, Carproof reports and third party inspection reports). The buyer is responsible for reading all information on the vehicle detail page (including information provided through links).
Sales Event iconSales Event 
Buyer Protection Plan iconBuyer Protection PlanA Post Sale Inspection is available for purchase.
Reserve met iconIn-TransitThis vehicle is in-transit
Back to Top

Download the Icons on ADESA.com guide

Print

Download the Icons on ADESA.com guide

Click here to download [0.3 MB]        


  • Icons on ADESA.com guide








Back to Top
Back to Top

DealerBlock/Sell — How To Guides


Log in

Print

1. LOG IN VIA ADESA.COM

• Enter your user ID and password.


IF YOU ARE NOT YET REGISTERED:
• Click on the REGISTER NOW button on ADESA.com.
• Complete and submit the online registration form; Customer Connection will then contact you to complete your registration information.



NOTE: If you are associated with multiple dealerships, a pop up screen will ask you to select a dealership.

Back to Top

Listing vehicles

Print

1. LISTING VEHICLES

• Click on SELL on the main navigation bar.









• Enter a VIN in the QUICK SEARCH box located on the main navigation bar on the right.
• Then select CREATE LISTING from the drop down menu.


Back to Top

Enter vehicle details

Print

2. ENTER VEHICLE DETAILS

• Provide detailed listing information in the fields provided.
• Some fields will be populated based on our VIN decoder.

NOTE: You should verify this information and enter those attributes that were not populated by our system, such as interior and exterior colors.

TIP: For sellers that are serious about selling a vehicle, the more detail you include the better your chances are for attracting bidders and selling your vehicles faster.

Back to Top

Select vehicle options

Print

3. SELECT VEHICLE OPTIONS

• Add additional vehicle information for buyers to view.
• Standard options are automatically selected when a VIN is entered.
• Features can be added or removed.

NOTE: If there is specific information on your vehicle that you would like to call out to buyers, you may add in the ADDITIONAL VEHICLE INFORMATION section which will be displayed to buyers on the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE.

Back to Top

Enter vehicle location

Print

4. ENTER VEHICLE LOCATION

• Your dealership name, location and contact information are pre-populated.
• You can also enter a new location or change to another previously stored location.

Back to Top

Enter vehicle condition

Print

5. ENTER VEHICLE CONDITIOn

• You can provide specific details for your listings, including condition and damage, prior paintwork and tire size.

NOTE: Be sure to select the vehicle listing category most appropriate for the unit. Include as many additional comments as possible for potential buyers to view.

NOTE: To view the definition of each vehicle listing category, click on the question mark icon next to the fields.

NOTE: You may also add comments about the specific condition of your vehicle in the INSPECTION COMMENTS box which will be displayed to the buyer on the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE.

Back to Top

Upload vehicle images

Print

6. UPLOAD VEHICLE IMAGES

• To enhance your listing you can add images.
• Add one photo at a time, or use the MULTI-PICTURE UPLOADER to drag and drop multiple images at once.


Back to Top

Add images to damage lines

Print

7. ADD IMAGES TO DAMAGE LINES

• It is simple to add an uploaded image to a damage line.
• To add images, click on the camera icon. Select the photo you want to add from your uploaded images.
• Apply that image to any of the damage items you have listed.


Back to Top

Enhance Your Listing

Print

1. VIEW ADESA MARKET GUIDE

• To help you price your vehicle for sale use the ADESA MARKET GUIDE.
• BLACK BOOK® National Wholesale Average value for your vehicle is displayed for your convenience.

NOTE: For additional pricing assistance, click VIEW DETAILED MARKET VALUE GUIDE. You will see comparable online transactions within the past 30 days.

Back to Top

Enter pricing, preview and release to auction

Print

2. ENTER PRICING, PREVIEW AND RELEASE TO AUCTION

• Finally you will enter pricing.
• Add your START, RESERVE and/or BUY NOW pricing for your listing.
• You can also choose to receive offers, set the best offer limit price or add any incentives for buyers
• Once you are satisfied with your listing, accept the listing terms and click RELEASE TO AUCTION.





Download ADESA DealerBlock step-by-step guide to sell

Print

DealerBlock Sell

Click here to download [1.5 MB]        



  • Step-by-step Guide - DealerBlock Sell








Back to Top