Ritchie Bros. Hosts Multi-Million Dollar Auction in Chicago
📅 Mon April 10, 2017 - Midwest Edition #7
Rich Evans (L), Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, answers questions about the equipment on the block for Mike Lambert of M&D Truck and Equipment Sales.
More than 3,700 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Chicago, Ill., on March 24.
With bidders from 44 countries, approximately 66 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as India, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 58 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 2,500 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 70 excavators, 50-plus loaders, 45 skid steers, 25-plus dozers, 20-plus loader backhoes, 20 articulated dump trucks, 25-plus dump trucks, 75 aerial work platforms, 40-plus forklifts, 250-plus trailers, 150 truck tractors and more.—CEG