Manheim Auction’s Middlesbrough site,
specialising in main dealer part exchange and trade vehicles, is to
close following a review by the remarketing group.
The centre accounts for 1% of Manheim’s
auction activity and 20 members of staff will be consulted
The auctioneers’ proposed ‘closed-auction’
centre in Coventry, announced in November, is scheduled to open in
the spring in conjunction with Škoda UK.
Manheim says its restructure is due to reduced
volumes in the wholesale market and that its business in the
Teesside region will be accommodated by other sites. Meanwhile
there is growing demand from vendors for an additional West