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“Auctions By DHL” is the digital solution for maximised recovery of value for your excess stock

Our Vision:

  • Improve value recovery by dramatically increasing the buying market
  • Reduce ‘waste’ by sourcing new routes to market
  • Integrated Logistics leveraging DHL’s end-to-end capabilities
  • Digitise the “jobber” industry by providing a transparent platform


As a seller you can:

  • Achieve greater returns for your excess stock
  • Reach a greater audience for your products
  • Export your products outside of your normal sales territories
  • Retain control over the selling price whilst DHL take the pain away from managing the sale 

Based on a list of products we will propose optimal lots for auction based on maximised return

We will list lots on our auction platform and immediately launch into our marketing activities 

We will utilise the best of traditional and social media marketing so we can drive buyers to your products

We will manage all customer queries on your behalf

We will deliver your products to the buyers

We will manage the payment process, collecting from the buyers and passing onto yourself


  • We sell an extreme variety of product. We have auctioned industrial assets, electrical home appliances, jewellery, designer watches, cosmetics, fashion accessories, audio equipment and electronics. We have also sold high end interior décor products as well as popular baby products and other well know high street brand products.

  • In the most simplest solution where the stock remains with yourself until sold then DHL will not charge a seller fee, under normal circumstances. Small sellers fee may be applicable to auction stock when listing as part of the existing auction.

  • Yes,  if the stock has to be stored by DHL prior to sale then we will agree a competitive fee for this with you

  • We will charge a buyers premium to the winning bidder

  • This varies by product category & by condition of product however we are happy to provide a free assessment upon submission of a stock list

  • We will suggest a starting price & reserve price based on our analytics.  You will have the ability to confirm or alter this

  • No, our solution is business to business

  • Yes, for instance if you are a UK company and don’t want to re-sell excess products in the UK we can offer access to other markets

  • No we handle all communications with the buyers

  • No we process all payments via our online system

  • We have the option of making the auctions delivery only so we will provide a delivery service to minimise the traffic on your sites

  • We see the best results from repeat auctions.  This happens as buyers get used to the quality of your products

  • Absolutely we are confident in our product.  We will be happy to discuss a trial auction with you

  • As well as selling thousands of items on behalf of our customers via our new auction platform, DHL is the biggest logistics company in the world. We can organise reverse logistics consultancy workshops with yourself to find ultimate solution for your reverse logistics problems.

Contact Auctions By DHL

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