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Ritchie Bros. Set to Sell 35,000+ Items in its Biggest Auction Week Ever

June 22, 2020, 07:10 AM
Filed Under: Auction News

This week, Ritchie Bros. will have its biggest week ever, selling more than 35,000 equipment items in 29 auctions across the United States, Canada, France, Germany and Australia. In just five days (June 22 – 26) the company will sell 3,800+ truck tractors, 900+ excavators, 600+ wheel loaders, 350+ dozers and more across its three main selling solutions: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, IronPlanet and Marketplace-E.

"Our ability to drive demand and attract record numbers of bidders during this time of great uncertainty is proving very valuable to many of our customers who need liquidity right now," said Ann Fandozzi, Chief Executive Officer, Ritchie Bros. "As a result, buyers have access to an outstanding selection of late-model, low-hour equipment. We encourage interested bidders to get online, do their research, and get ready to add a new piece to their fleet this week."

Fandozzi continued, "Due to COVID-19 all our auctions continue to be online-only events. For those who have never bid online before, it's easy. If you do need help, we have a customer service line to get you registered and walk you through the process."

Two of the premier auctions of the week will be held in Houston, TX, on June 23-24 and Edmonton, AB on June 24-26. Ritchie Bros. will also be conducting a special Northeast Regional Auction (June 23 – 24) this week, selling more than 5,800 equipment items from four different locations—North East, MD; North Franklin, CT; Pittsburgh, PA; and Williamsport, PA—in one auction. The company also has four other site auctions this week, in Columbus, OH (June 25); North Battleford, SK (June 25 – 26); Los Angeles, CA (June 26); and Gonzalez, LA (June 26). All these auctions, including Edmonton and Houston, will be held as online-bidding only events with a live auctioneer.

The company will also hold 20 Timed Auctions this week at its sites in Saint-Aubin-sur-Gaillon, France (June 23 – 24); Meppen, Germany (June 25 – 26); and 18 on-farm locations across Western Canada.

On top of all these events, Ritchie Bros. will also conduct a quarter-end online auction (June 25), featuring a nice selection of mining and aggregate equipment, and a special Australian auction (June 23) event on There are also thousands of items available for sale on the company's Marketplace-E channel.

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