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First trade auction for buying and selling bulk parts

Fab Bundle auction for used parts
With FAB Bundle, buying and selling bundles of used parts at auction is set to become a reality. This new site offers real opportunities for ATFs, garages, bodyshops and resellers.
From the 7th October the first online auction website to trade traceable bundles of recycled vehicle parts launches.

FAB Bundle, the brainchild of FAB Recycling Ltd, satisfies a voracious demand for recycled vehicle parts from models aged 12 years or less.

ATFs salvage agents, bodyshops, vehicle dismantlers, reconditioners and suppliers will be able to bid on a wide variety of ‘bundles’ of parts at market prices. Trade buyers save time and money by buying in bulk, which in turn keeps motorists on the road for less. Here at atfPro we believe this is a major step forward as it creates a wholesale structure in the green parts market. Every other developed retail market has this with individual specialists as producers, wholesalers, trade operators and retailers.

To ensure traceability, only approved partner, licensed vehicle dismantlers are allowed to sell bundles, and all listings are personally screened and approved by FAB Bundle’s staff before they go to auction. Each partner (seller) is also checked and approved by FAB Bundle’s customer services team to make sure they are adhering to FAB’s strict policies on vehicle dismantling processes.

Reaching both UK’s and international trade customers, FAB Bundle is the only bulk, recycled parts website specifically designed to allow buyers and sellers to make a margin on bulk recycled vehicle parts.

Jason Cross
Jason Cross, managing director of FAB Recycling and the driving force behind FAB Bundle, "This is an industry revolution; it’s a future-looking and environmentally-conscious operation that satisfies industry demand for bulk recycled parts quickly and efficiently."
User feedback will enable buyers to quickly gain confidence in partners, helping them and FAB Bundle to quickly achieve a reputation for traceable parts backed up by fast delivery and customer service.

How it works Approved partners upload images and a vehicle description to one of 12 categories, which is checked by FAB Bundle, prior to going live. Buyers then have seven days from the auction start to complete a deal.
Trade buyers apply for an account at www.fabbundle.co.uk and pay an annual registration fee. Once approved, buyers can bid for bundles.
FAB or its partners dismantle the bundle before collection by the buyer, the latter can also opt for the parts to be delivered.

Prior to launch, early bird registrants pay only £22.50 + VAT, a 50% discount on the annual buyer’s fee of £45 + VAT. Other listings fees and charges cover operational costs, delivery and storage.

Jason Cross, managing director of FAB Recycling, says, “FAB Bundle is the destination for traceable, recycled vehicle parts, and lists a wide range of bundles stripped by professional, licensed dismantlers”.
“It’s a transparent online marketplace that provides a level playing field for trade buyers and sellers. Prices are determined by supply and demand, while quality of service is assured by FAB, which already sets industry benchmarks for green vehicle parts.
“FAB Bundle is an industry revolution; it’s a future-looking and environmentally-conscious operation that satisfies industry demand for bulk recycled parts quickly and efficiently with zero risk of a breaker ever appearing back on our roads again, while also helping Britain’s hard pressed motorists. It’s a win–win situation”.

This sounds very exciting to us, and we are looking forward to taking a close look at the site on October 7th when it is launched, although auctions won't start until later in the month. In the meantime, whether you’re interested in either buying or selling through the site it's probably worth your while registering here so you are ready when things happen!

October 2013

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