Sydney, Nsw Australia (PressExposure) April 07, 2011 -- LiveBlock Auctions International (LAI) is very pleased to announce that Pickles Auctions of Australia has renewed its contract with LAI. As part of this agreement, LAI will provide its live online auction software and services to Pickles into 2014.
"We have been delighted with the service that LiveBlock Auctions have provided us over the past 5 years. Our internet sales have increased and continue to increase significantly year on year. LiveBlock have shown great commitment to the success of our online business and we are looking forward to continuing our relationship with continued growth in online sales." Harry Mckenzie, CIO (Pickles)
"We are very pleased to be continuing and building upon our long standing relationship with Pickles, Australia's largest auction house. Our respective teams are highly collaborative, working together to develop and execute well planned strategies centered on the growth of the Pickles Live product. The success of this growth is clear with nearly 25% of all sales at Pickles being online. We are thrilled to be a part of this exciting growth trend and to be working with a dynamic and progressive company such as Pickles. " Matt Pinch, VP Operations (LAI)
Pickles Auctions is the largest auction house in Australia, with 20 branches nationwide, and an annual turnover (including sales on behalf of customers) exceeding $1.4 billion. All auctions are simulcast online via "Pickles Live" resulting in over 25 vehicle auctions simulcast per week. Pickles Auctions employs more than 540 staff and sells over 200,000 units per year.
LiveBlock Auctions International (LAI), a wholly owned subsidiary of ADESA Inc., is a global leader in the delivery of live on-line auction technologies. Founded in 1999, LAI's head office is located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada where it services more than 2500 auctions per month for clients in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Thailand.