Mastering Online Auction Operations & Logistics

What does a large-scale, successful online only auction house look like today? Travel to Christy's of Indiana to see how a large-scale (primarily live) auction facility transformed into an online only auction facility. Witness the inner workings of a diversified auction company that specializes in personal property, commercial assets, and real estate, with a foundation in fundraising and non-profit events. Get a first-hand preview of the entire online process as the auctions get set up and cataloged all the way to the loadout process. Get the inside scoop on a system of orchestrating people, technology, products, and processes to maximize profits. 

Upon completing this class, you will be able to:

  1. Identify opportunities to assist clients via online auctions
  2. Explain the importance of a system in orchestrating the right products and processes to maximize profit and efficiency
  3. Describe the logistics of running an online auction house with people, technology, and products
  4. Explain the importance of customer service and current market conditions in selling and fundraising
  5. Gain logistical ideas and processes to implement into your auction business


About the Instructor

Jack L. Christy, Jr., CAI, ATS, BAS, GPPA

Jack Christy, Jr. is a 3rd Generation Auctioneer. He served as the Indiana Auctioneers Association President in 2020. Jack also serves as a Certified Auctioneers Institute class advisor from 2020 to 2023. He is proudly continuing his family legacy in the auction business with his family’s company Christy’s of Indiana, transforming their business into an online only auction house. Jack is a graduate of Repperts Auction School in 2005, and holds CAI (Certified Auctioneers Institute), ATS (Auction Technology Specialist), BAS (Benefit Auction Specialist), and GPPA (Graduate of Personal Property Appraisals). Jack specializes in general estates, bankruptcy, and commercial surplus. Jack is a current instructor at Repperts Auction School, and Texas TCAP courses (Texas Certified Auction Professional). Jack is a speaker for many associations across the US teaching Logistics, Online Auctions, Cataloging, and The Next Generation of Buyers and Sellers.