Ritchie Bros. Partners With SUMA to Provide Auction Services for 400+ Saskatchewan Municipalities

Wed July 03, 2019 - National Edition
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

With a long history in Western Canada, Ritchie Bros. and its GovPlanet solution has been selected by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) as a preferred provider for its 400-plus members. SUMA members will now have easy access to Ritchie Bros.' onsite and online auctions, as well as its do-it-yourself GovPlanet Direct marketplace.

"Our GovPlanet marketplace and team is dedicated to helping address the specialized disposition needs of public entities, including provincial/state, local, and municipal," said Doug Feick, senior vice president, new business and corporate development, Ritchie Bros. "We are very excited to partner with SUMA to help drive asset disposition efficiencies and increase the returns for its 400 plus members."

Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association serves as "the voice of Saskatchewan's hometowns," providing advocacy services, a group purchasing and group benefits program, and more.

"I am extremely pleased to announce Ritchie Bros. as a new partner with SUMAdvantage," said Lisa Rawlings, marketing coordinator. "Since joining SUMA, I have been impressed with their presence in Saskatchewan and their determination to work with us. Our members have voiced a need for auction services and I am confident this partnership will help our hometowns."

For more information about Ritchie Bros. and GovPlanet, visit RitchieBros.com and GovPlanet.com.