More Than 10,000 Equipment Items Going on Block at Ritchie Florida Sale

Thousands of bidders are expected to pack Ritchie Bros.’ auction yard beginning today, Feb. 15, and through to Feb. 19 to see 200 acres filled with rows upon rows of equipment and trucks.

📅   Mon February 15, 2016 - National Edition


It's not often you see more than10,000 equipment items and trucks for sale in one place.
It's not often you see more than10,000 equipment items and trucks for sale in one place.

The wait is over.

The most anticipated auction of the year has gotten under way in Orlando, Fla. Thousands of bidders are expected to pack Ritchie Bros.' auction yard beginning today, Feb. 15, and through to Feb. 19 to see 200 acres filled with rows upon rows of equipment and trucks, ready to be sold. Thousands more will be bidding online.

“No one can match the selection of equipment Ritchie Bros. offers in Orlando in February, and nothing matches the excitement of the live auction experience,” said Terry Dolan, president (USA & Latin America), Ritchie Bros, said prior to the beginning of the sale. “We've got the most diverse lineup in the world, hands down. If you need it, chances are we'll have it.”

As of noon on Day One of the auction, close to 5,700 bidders have registered from 65+ countries, including 2,900+ online bidders.

Here's a list of the 10,800+ equipment items and trucks set to sell this week:

· 460+ excavators

· 400+ compactors

· 270+ skid steers

· 250+ loaders

· 160 dozers

· 120+ cranes

· 80+ articulated dump trucks

· 60+ motor graders

· 665 boom & scissor lifts

· 490+ truck tractors

· And so much more…

See rbauction.com/Orlando for the most up-to-date list of equipment. Financing and lease options are available, and low-cost warranties are available to purchase on select equipment and trucks that passed an independent inspection.

Equipment Located in Panama & Port Tampa Bay Being Sold in Orlando

On top of the 200-acres of equipment at its site, Ritchie Bros. also will sell a large selection of equipment located in Panama City, Panama, and the foreign trade zone at Port Tampa Bay during the Orlando auction. This equipment, which can only be used outside of the United States, will be sold by photo.

Multi-Unit Apartment Complex in the Bahamas for Sale by Unreserved Auction

Three, multi-unit apartment complexes with 35 total units, along with a neighboring buildable lot, will be sold as a single lot in this unreserved auction — no minimum bids or reserve prices. The property, which features 1.37± total acres with 475± ft of waterfront/dockage, a private swimming pool and bar, is just minutes from the town center and airport.

Bidding Options at the Ritchie Bros. Auction

Bids can be placed in person at the Orlando auction site (700 Ritchie Rd., Davenport, FL), online at rbauction.com and by proxy. Registration to bid is free; a refundable deposit may be required.

Most equipment will be sold in the live auction. Smaller items (attachments, consumer goods, etc.) will be sold in an online timed auction.

What to Expect at Ritchie Bros.' Orlando Auction

• Information & Services tent with friendly staff and help for first-time bidders.

Ritchie Bros. Financial Services will be on site at the Orlando auction to discuss various financing options and process applications quickly

• Ritchie Bros.' shipping services provider, uShip, will be on-site to provide fast, free shipping quotes, as will many independent transportation providers

• Full-service refurbishing facilities on-site — visit the Information Services tent and ask about equipment cleaning, painting, repair, containerization and other services

• Climate-controlled auction theaters

• Free WiFi

For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.