Continues Growth, Adds Houston Auto Auction
has added yet another facility to its roster of independent auction
locations, reports Kevin Brown, ServNet's president as he introduced
the group's newest member: Houston Auto Auction. Founded in 1964 by
James B. Bowers, the auction continues under the second-generation
ownership and operation led by brothers
Tim Bowers, James B. "Chip" Bowers, II and Mark Bowers.
Over the five decades since its founding, the auction has emerged as
a leader in its market area selling vehicles, large commercial
trucks and heavy equipment for corporations, leasing companies,
banks, credit union, municipalities and other government
by the Bowers family, the Houston Auto Auction has made a tremendous
impact on the marketplace over the past fifty-two years, and we are
delighted to welcome Houston Auto Auction to ServNet," said
Brown. "With a long-established focus on customer service and a
commitment to excellence, Houston Auto Auction is well-suited to
represent the ServNet brand in the Lone Star State."
the lanes at Houston Auto Auction’s 52nd
Anniversary Sale in March.
The auction was founded by James B. Bowers in 1964.
Today it is led by his sons Tim, Chip and Mark Bowers.
future of the auction industry is exciting, and we are delighted to
join with some of the most successful and respected independent
auctions in the country as a member of ServNet," said Tim
Bowers, Houston Auto Auction's President and CEO. "The
knowledge, insight and years of combined business experience that
the ServNet auction owner s share is a powerful force in the
industry, and I know that our collaboration with them will prove a
tremendous benefit to Houston Auto Auction."
notes that his auction's alliance with ServNet part of a number of
exciting changes taking place at Houston Auto Auction, with a major
facility expansion planned for early 2017. Targeting a start date of
February or March, the auction will add 6,000 square feet of office
space, a 5,000 square foot building to house a new mechanical shop
and recon center, and 10 acres for vehicle parking and an expanded
transport lot. Located on 24 acres in north Houston, Houston Auto
Auction's Tuesday sale begins at 1:00 pm with the region's largest
selection of heavy equipment, followed by fleet, lease and dealer
vehicles at 1:30. More than 500 vehicles run on four auction lanes,
with featured consignment from ARI, Element, Fleet/Lease Disposal,
Fleet Street Remarketing, Flexco, Leasing Associates, Merchants
Fleet, Security First Credit Union and numerous regional financial
institutions and municipalities. The auction also holds a monthly
sale for GSA.
ServNet Auction Group is a network of America's best strategically
located independently-owned wholesale auto auctions. Since 1988,
ServNet member auctions have been working together to provide a full
range of remarketing services to its customers, including the best
auctioneers, inspections, reconditioning, transportation assistance
and inventory financing. The ServNet Auction Group is managed by TPC
Management with headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee.
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