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How to Grow Inventory When Supply is Down | Live Market View Q4 2023 | vAuto

While supply remains low, consumer demand is still high. That means you need to source creatively to stock the cars your customers want. Watch Derek and Patrick discuss how multi-channel sourcing is the key to finding inventory. They also cover how the end of the UAW strike will ignite the new car market, creating an uptick in trade opportunities.

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DEREK HANSEN VP of Operations, Inventory Management Solutions Cox Automotive Derek's focus is to advance vAuto's new Variable Management strategy, supported by its flagship solution ProfitTime® GPS, while continuing to grow Kelley Blue Book® Instant Cash Offer and Upside™. By driving integrations between dealer workflows and Cox Automotive’s offerings, Derek aims to help dealers achieve more profitable, efficient, and seamless outcomes across their retail and wholesale portfolios. Derek joined the Cox Automotive team in January 2015 as senior director of strategic planning before taking on responsibility for Manheim’s digital operations as VP of digital inventory solutions. In that role, he successfully launched and grew Manheim Express before joining vAuto as VP of wholesale operations in 2020. Prior to Cox Automotive, Derek served in roles with Bain & Company, Deloitte Consulting and Intel Corp. He holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BS in accounting from the Marriott School at Brigham Young University.

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