Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, will conduct a one-owner public auction for United Rentals Nov. 2. More than 575 lifting, aerial and general equipment rental items such as loader backhoes, crawler tractors, skid-steer loaders, scissorlifts, telescopic forklifts, equipment trailers, heaters and more, are located at six different locations in the Mid-Atlantic, including Ridgefield Park, N.J., and East Syracuse, N.Y.
“We’re pleased to be able to offer a turn-key solution for United Rentals that will help them maximize return in a short period of time,” said Rob Blackadar, divisional manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. “With the items at six locations, our international buying customers can bid online and benefit from our new services, including the detailed equipment information and zoomable photographs on our website, as well as our online transportation service. With the convenience of our online bidding and the reputation of United Rentals and their great maintenance program, people will be able to bid with confidence on auction day knowing they have all the information they need at their fingertips.”
The auction will take place at the Ritchie Bros. permanent auction site in North East, Md., Nov. 2 and interested buyers can inspect the equipment and pick up the items after purchase at United Rentals locations in New York, New Jersey, Georgia and Connecticut as well as Ritchie Bros. sites in Maryland and Ohio and on Ritchie’s website at rbauction.com. All the items will be sold to the highest bidders on auction day, regardless of price. Bids can be made at the auction site or online in real time at www.rbauction.com.“Most of the equipment in this auction is not even half-life,” said Kevin Parr, eastern regional vice president for United Rentals. “There is a nice blend of equipment across many equipment categories.”