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How Marketplace-E can help your business – an in-depth look.

Posted by IronPlanet on Apr 11, 2018 8:38:54 AM

Watch this webinar and learn about our new way to buy and sell equipment online.

We recently hosted a live webinar with our Senior Vice President of Product Management & Digital Marketing, Matt Ackley, who explained how Marketplace-E works and the options you have to buy and sell assets with increased control over the price and process, including Buy Now, Make Offer and Reserve pricing. If you missed this highly-informative event, you can watch the entire presentation here.

 

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Topics: Heavy Equipment, Webinar, ironplanet

It’s that time again: make Section 179 work for you and save thousands by financing equipment

Posted by IronPlanet on Nov 23, 2017 10:47:27 AM

If you’re American and you purchase trucks or equipment for your U.S.-based business, you might know about a U.S. tax deduction called Section 179. It’s been approved for the 2017 tax year and now eligible to use, but figuring how to take advantage of Section 179 can be dizzyingly complex unless you’re a professional accountant.

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Topics: Heavy Equipment, Finance, 2017

Top 10 reasons to buy used equipment at an online or onsite auction.

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 31, 2017 11:44:44 AM

A look at this highly popular – and easy – method of buying.

When it comes to shopping for used heavy equipment, trucks and other industrial assets, many buyers limit themselves to buying channels that they’re comfortable and/or familiar with: private sellers or dealers and brokers.

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Topics: Construction, Heavy Equipment, IronClad Assurance, 2017

Inspection tips: 5 things to look for when buying a used excavator.

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 26, 2017 12:09:30 PM

If you're looking for a used hydraulic excavator, check out the selection available for sale online at IronPlanet.com and at Ritchie Bros. unreserved onsite auctions. But before you head out to inspect the machine you want, check for these five things to help determine the value of an item you're interested in buying and avoid unexpected repairs or replacement costs.

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Topics: Heavy Equipment, Inspections, ironplanet, 2017

New financing solutions for IronPlanet customers

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 19, 2017 3:15:11 PM

Ritchie Bros. Financial Services (RBFS) is now serving as a preferred financing provider to IronPlanet customers.

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Topics: Heavy Equipment, Finance

IronPlanet Holds Four Day End-of-Quarter Online Auctions, Featuring 4th of July “All-Humvee” Sale on GovPlanet Marketplace

Posted by IronPlanet on Jun 27, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Over 400 Humvees Available to the Public, Along with Government Surplus Equipment, Pump and Power, Construction Equipment and Trucks

Who:

IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced multi-day, end-of-quarter online auctions. The Ritchie Bros.-owned company will kick-off the events with three days of GovPlanet sales, featuring an “All-Humvee” auction as well as a “Pump and Power” sale. This will be followed by two days of online events on the IronPlanet marketplace, highlighted by a wide selection of construction equipment and trucks. End-of-quarter events will be held Tuesday, June 27 – Friday, June 30, 2017.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Auctions, Government Surplus, Heavy Equipment

Big Yellow Steel Rolls into Steeler Nation for IronPlanet’s Pittsburgh Area Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction

Posted by IronPlanet on May 10, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Cat Auction Services Event Includes Large Selection of Equipment in Waynesburg, PA on May 17, 2017

 

Who:

IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced highlights for its upcoming Pittsburgh area Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction. This on-site sale marks IronPlanet’s return to the Keystone State and will include over 440 pieces of quality, used equipment.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Auctions, Heavy Equipment, Cat Auction Services

IronPlanet Returns to Des Moines, IA Area For Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction

Posted by IronPlanet on Apr 4, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Cat Auction Services Sale Includes Wide Array of Equipment in Altoona, IA on April 12, 2017

Who:

IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today unveiled details and key highlights for its latest Des Moines, IA area Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction. This on-site sale marks IronPlanet’s return to Iowa and will include over 200 pieces of quality, used equipment.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Auctions, Heavy Equipment, Cat Auction Services

IronPlanet Unveils Marketplace Direct -- A Fully Configurable, Seller-Branded Cloud-Based Platform to Increase Sales and Seller Control, Powered by IronPlanet’s Marketplaces and Technology

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

IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today debuted its new Marketplace Direct platform that offers advanced, self-listing functionality for larger-scale equipment sellers. Unique to the industry, Marketplace Direct provides an innovative listing and reporting solution that enables sellers to better manage their assets and directly control their listing management process. With Marketplace Direct, sellers have an enhanced cloud-based platform to increase sell-thru of inventory, improve price performance and reach the most buyers through the channels of their choice.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Heavy Equipment, digital

IronPlanet Produces “Inspecting the Iron Behind the Planet” A Webinar Delving Into How We Create the Most Trusted Heavy Equipment Marketplace

Posted by IronPlanet on Jan 19, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 

Who:

IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced Episode 2 in its new webinar series, set for Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The in-depth webinar is Inspecting the Iron behind the Planet – How We Create the Most Trusted Heavy Equipment Marketplace.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Heavy Equipment, Inspections

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