Ritchie Bros. holding its first-ever transportation-only auction in Las Vegas

Consignments now being accepted for special truck and trailer event in the desert on December 6

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Hundreds of trucks and trailers will be making their way to Ritchie Bros.’ Las Vegas site over the next month to be sold in the company’s first-ever transportation-only sales event on December 6. The one-day auction will feature tons of late-model, low-hour truck tractors from dozens of owners, including major fleets like Penske. Consignments are now being accepted.


“Typically, our auctions feature equipment from a variety of sectors, but with this transportation-only event we are focusing our efforts to create a unique auction for one industry with trucks and trailers from owners across the United States,” said Rob Giroux, SVP, Sales, Ritchie Bros. “We are the largest truck auction company in the world, attracting thousands of buyers around the globe. In 2017 alone, we sold more than 19,000 truck tractors, 29,000 vocational trucks, and 27,000 trailers; covering all makes, models and sizes.”

“Our special December Las Vegas event is the perfect opportunity for sellers to reach the largest audience of interested buyers anywhere, helping turn their surplus assets into cash, quickly and efficiently.”

For this special event, Ritchie Bros. is offering sellers with larger consignments the option to sell assets virtually without having to transport them to the Las Vegas site. Anyone interested in selling their trucks or trailers in this auction should reach out to their sales representative, contact +1.855.808.5800, or visit rbauction.com/choice.

Equipment categories featured in the auction include truck tractors, heavy haul trucks, containers, reefer trailers, van trucks, and more. All items will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices.

For more information about this auction, visit rbauction.com/Las-Vegas.

About Ritchie Bros.:
Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE andTSX: RBA) is a global asset management and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions for buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. Operating in a multitude of sectors, including construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry, the company’s selling channels include: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding; IronPlanet, an online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification; Marketplace-E, an online marketplace offering multiple price and timing options; Mascus, a leading European online equipment listing service; and Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty, offering privately negotiated sales. The company also offers sector-specific solutions including GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy Auctioneers, and Cat® auctions, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more information about the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit RitchieBros.com.

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SOURCE Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

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