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Ritchie Bros. Completes Its Acquisition of IronPlanet, Growing Digital Presence and Offering Unprecedented Choice to Customers

Posted by IronPlanet on May 31, 2017 5:08:33 PM

 

Ritchie Bros. Completes Its Acquisition of IronPlanet, Growing Digital Presence and Offering Unprecedented Choice to Customers

 

  • New Unified Multichannel Company Leads the Industry by Expanding Online Offerings, Opening the Door to Growth in New Geographies and Accelerating the Network Effect

  • Sales Forces Will Be Integrated to Provide Customers a Full Range of Solutions

  • All Six Key IronPlanet Executives Will Join Ritchie Bros. in Senior Roles, Complementing Existing Leadership Team

  • Ritchie Bros. EquipmentOne and IronPlanet’s DailyMarketplace Will Be Combined Later This Year to Form a Cutting-Edge Reserve Price Solution Named Marketplace E
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Topics: In the News

IronPlanet Announces Cat Auction Services Early Summer Cat Sale

Posted by IronPlanet on May 31, 2017 6:00:00 AM

IronPlanet’s June 7th Online Event Features a Wide Array of Cat Equipment
 

Who:
IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced a sneak peek into its upcoming Cat Auction Services Cat Online Summer sale. The online auction takes place on June 7, 2017. Bidders will have over 300 pieces of quality, used Cat equipment to choose from.

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Topics: Press Releases, Auctions, Cat Auction Services

IronPlanet Announces New Webinar: “Taking the Heavy out of Heavy-Haul - The Online Way”

Posted by IronPlanet on May 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM
IronPlanet’s New Webinar is “Taking the Heavy out of Heavy-Haul - The Online Way”Who:

IronPlanet
®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced Episode 6 in its webinar series, set for Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The new webinar installment is “Taking the Heavy out of Heavy-Haul - The Online Way.


What: 
This in-depth event is the sixth episode in IronPlanet’s educational webinar series. Join VeriTread’s Owner and Founder Jeff Cox as he discusses the transformation of the heavy-haul industry and the positive effect the increasingly online world offers the moving of the machines that build our societies.


IronPlanet’s Senior VP of Operations and Services Randy Berry will also offer insight into how IronPlanet’s marketplace continues to take advantage of online processes to support both a buyers and sellers journey. During the webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to hear about:

  • How data and predictive analytics are powering the new heavy machinery marketplace
  • Best practices in online and heavy-haul industries 
  • Simulating the heavy-haul process online 
  • Hidden costs in transportation and how you can eliminate uncertainty
IronPlanet will also be hosting a live Q&A session during the webinar.

For additional details and to register for the webinar, click here.

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Topics: Press Releases, Events, Webinar

Join GovPlanet at this year’s Government Fleet Expo & Conference

Posted by IronPlanet on May 24, 2017 2:31:07 PM

Join IronPlanet’s GovPlanet at this year’s Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX), taking place in San Antonio, Texas June 12 – 15.

 

Government Fleet Expo & Conference is an annual community gathering where public fleet professionals have real conversations with their peers about daily challenges, get public fleet-specific training, and gain access to the latest vehicles and technology in the exhibit hall.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Government Surplus, Events

IronPlanet's Chairman and CEO Gregory J. Owens Featured in Rental Pulse

Posted by IronPlanet on May 23, 2017 6:00:00 AM

IronPlanet CEO is a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in Northern California

 

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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News

Ritchie Bros. and IronPlanet Secure Unconditional Antitrust Clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice; Acquisition is Expected to Close in the Next Few Weeks

Posted by IronPlanet on May 18, 2017 10:09:14 AM

Historic acquisition is expected to transform the company and industry through complementary brands, innovative digital technology, product offerings in multiple channels and expanded global reach

 

  • Unprecedented customer choice through multi-channel product offerings for used equipment sellers and buyers
  • Combined company will leverage Ritchie Bros. unique business model and financial strength with IronPlanet’s online expertise and powerful inspection system to further solidify position as the premier global asset management and disposition company
  • New organization, led by veteran CEO Ravi Saligram, will bring together two strong management teams with complementary strengths and unique skill sets to accelerate growth
  • Ritchie will become Caterpillar’s preferred global partner for live onsite and online auctions of used equipment through a strategic alliance
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Topics: Press Releases

Monitor Daily Features IronPlanet's Chairman and CEO Gregory J. Owens

Posted by IronPlanet on May 18, 2017 6:05:07 AM

Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet chairman and CEO, was named a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in Northern California by EY.

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Topics: In the News

EY Announces Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet Chairman and CEO, as an Entrepreneur of The Year® 2017 Award finalist in Northern California

Posted by IronPlanet on May 17, 2017 9:32:53 AM

EY today announced that Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet® Chairman and CEO, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in Northern California. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Owens was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 23rd at The Fairmont in San Jose, California.

 

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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News, Data

IronPlanet Webinar Series - Episode 6 takes place Tuesday, June 6th and will feature VeriTread

Posted by IronPlanet on May 17, 2017 6:37:44 AM

 

 

The next episode in the IronPlanet® Webinar Series will be Taking the Heavy out of Heavy-Haul - The Online Way and will take place Tuesday, June 6th at 10am PDT / 6pm BST.

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Topics: Webinar, learning, digital, transport

IronPlanet Featured in Lift and Access

Posted by IronPlanet on May 11, 2017 6:00:00 AM

IronPlanet Lands First European Customer for Cloud-Based Platform

 

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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News

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