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Stock and Station Agent founded in Moree, NSW by Peter Pickles.
Relocated to Sydney to conduct antique, fine arts and damaged vehicle auctions.
An auction facility was established at Islington, Newcastle.
Pickles conducted their first vehicle-only auction in Sydney.
Truck, earthmoving and plant auctions conducted in Sydney.
Crealys Auctions was acquired.
Opened facilities in both Canberra and Sydney.
Established Pickles Commissioning Centre in Sydney.
Airport Auctions in Sydney was acquired.
Pickles.com was launched.
Auto Salvage Auctions in Adelaide was acquired and new branches in Hobart, Newcastle and Geebung were set-up.
Tim Pickles appointed Managing Director and DASFLEET (Commonwealth Government) and Simshauser Auctions were both acquired. Also launched a state-of-the-art auction system.
Established facilities in Melbourne, Townsville, Brisbane and Perth as well as acquiring Auto Group’s damaged vehicle operations Australia-wide.
Pickles Advanced Information Reporting System (PAIRS), remote bidding, online absentee bidding system and PicklesLIVE all launched and the website was updated and refreshed.
100,000 vehicles sold online with PicklesLIVE.
Over 25,000 storm-affected vehicles sold in Melbourne and Perth.
Geebung opens the first Fixed Price facility and Adelaide opens their stand-alone Industrial division at Pennington.
Tim Pickles appointed Executive Chairman and Bruce Maclennan appointed CEO.
PicklesLIVE app launched.
Pickles Ventures launched and start-up companies Datium Insights, CarZapp, iungo signed by Pickles.
Australia’s largest industrial-only auction facility opened in Altona, VIC. Pickles also acquired Hassalls Auction creating a mining powerhouse in Australia.