IAA Announces Relocation of Jackson, Mississippi Branch and Expansion of Grenada, Mississippi Branch
Published December 19, 2017 - Written by IAA, Inc.
WESTCHESTER, Ill. – December 19, 2017 – Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of global vehicle remarketing and technology solutions provider KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), announced the relocation of its Jackson, Mississippi branch to a larger facility in nearby Byram, as well as the expansion of its Grenada, Mississippi facility. The new facilities go from a combined 32 acres to more than 130 acres – offering expanded vehicle selection and inventory space for market growth as well as catastrophic events.
“Our clients in Mississippi have increasing inventory needs and these expansions will help us continue to offer our best-in-class customer service and auction experience,” said John Kett, CEO and president of IAA. “We can now host a single, dual lane weekly auction in Byram and offer greater capacity for vehicle volume resulting from potential catastrophic events, as well as growing client needs.”
The new IAA Jackson facility in Byram will include two new run and drive lanes, a state-of-the-art Vehicle Inspection Center (VIC) with covered vehicle inspection areas, ample space for on-site insurance customer staff, and increased security with thermal imaging cameras. It will host its auctions on Wednesdays, with preview days held every Tuesday. The newly expanded IAA Grenada facility provides additional inventory and storage space. It will host its auctions on Thursdays, with preview days held every Wednesday. Please check IAAI.com for hours of operation.
Jeanene O’Brien SVP, Global Marketing and Communications
About IAA, Inc.
IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA) is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multi-channel platform processes more than 2.5 million vehicles annually. Headquartered near Chicago, IL, IAA has over 3,600 talented employees and over 190 facilities throughout the US, Canada and the United Kingdom. IAA provides a broad range of services to insurers, fleet and rental companies, rebuilders, charity organizations and financing companies that dramatically reduce the cycle time of selling a vehicle with a focus on delivering the highest economic returns. Buyers have access to the industry’s most-innovative vehicle evaluation and digital bidding tools, enhancing the overall purchasing experience.
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