Tradeouts welcomes Aston Barclay to CanBid

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Trade-only automotive dealer website has announced leading vehicle auction house Aston Barclay as the latest partner to join its CanBid service.

CanBid, powered by Tradeouts, is a facility which enables vehicle buyers to bid at multiple vehicle auctions and buy from remarketing services around the UK using a single account.

David Brown, Managing Director of Tradeouts says, “We’re delighted that Aston Barclay has joined CanBid. Their stock will have huge appeal to our 5000-plus customers who can now place bids with Aston Barclay auctions from their CanBid account with just one click.”

CanBid is now established as a standard across the industry, Aston Barclay being the 15th such company to join the program in recent months. Auctions and remarketers are displaying ‘CanBid Accepted Here’ style signs at their site.

Tom Mapes, Group PR and Marketing Manager at Aston Barclay adds “As a market leading independent auction we always strive to deliver greater profits and increased opportunities to our customers and we believe CanBid will greatly increase the exposure of stock from our vendors to vehicle buyers across the UK.”

Tradeouts, the UKs largest independent trade hub for car dealers performs 31 million dealer to vehicle matches per month; From a single trading platform, dealers can source stock from other dealers, vehicle auctions and remarketers. Vehicle auctions can dispose of stock to thousands of dealers, aided by the simplicity of the CanBid system. Furthermore, remarketers can host online auctions on the CanBid system without the need to carry physical stock at their premises.

David Brown continues “Dealers understand the benefit of online auctions and continue to maximise their profits, they have discovered ways to manage stock at a reduced cost and with a faster turnaround time; Tradeouts with CanBid is supplying on both counts. Its essential that auctions continue to evolve and bridge the online and physical changes that customers are demanding, we’re here to help deliver that’.


Based in Daventry, Northamptonshire and founded in 2011, the multiple award winning Tradeouts Limited is the leading independent online service provider to the automotive dealer industry and employs 8 people.

Based in Chelmsford, Essex and founded in 1985, Aston Barclay is the leading national independent supplier of auction and remarketing services in the UK operating from four strategically placed centres across the country in Essex, Shropshire, Wiltshire and Yorkshire as well as via the company’s online routes to market.

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