2005

Foundation of WOM

85

employees

2500

registered dealers

30

insurance customers

1800

vehicles per day

WOM is one of the largest online auction platforms for accident vehicles in Europe. More than 400,000 vehicles are remarketed on the platform every year. WOM’s customers include leading insurance companies, automotive expert organisations, fleet operators and professional vehicle dealers. To this end, WOM offers an extensive portfolio of services in the field of motor vehicle claims management and is gradually expanding its international business together with its partner Copart Inc.

History

2018

In April 2018, WOM registered its 3,000,000th vehicle. We are proud of this achievement and are especially grateful to our customers who made it possible!

2015

At the end of March 2015, the data protection seal of approval for quality and security was awarded to WOM with an outstanding result because of data conformity. This makes us the first salvage exchange platform with this award and has proven that all vehicle and insurance data is in good hands with us.

2014

WOM Aktiengesellschaft is renamed WOM GmbH.  Alain van Münster is now managing director.

2013

Alain van Münster becomes the new chair of WOM. With 45 employees the premises in Ettlingen became too small and WOM moved to a larger building in Karlsbad.

2012

WOM is acquired by Copart Inc, the world’s leading provider of online live auctions for accident vehicles. With this strong partner at its side, the international business was to be successively expanded with immediate effect.

2011

For the first time, WOM’s vehicle stock exceeds the mark of 1000 newly registered vehicles per day.

2008

Relocation of the meanwhile 15 employees to the new company headquarters in Ettlingen.

2005

Founding of WOM WreckOnlineMarket AG in Baden-Baden.

Locations

Together with our partner Copart, we are represented at several locations in Germany.

In addition to the WOM headquarters in Karlsbad, Copart Germany has its headquarters in Düren as well as other locations near Hanover, Leipzig, and Berlin.