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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

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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

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
 

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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:

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®, 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.


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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

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

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

 

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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

APSV Selects IronPlanet’s New Marketplace Direct Cloud-Based Platform to Remarket Used Equipment

Posted by IronPlanet on May 8, 2017 6:00:00 AM

APSV Becomes First European Company to Utilize IronPlanet’s Unique Technology Platform with Self-Listing Functionality

 

IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced APSV, the long-established U.K. supplier of ex-MOD and ex-PLC construction equipment, plant and trucks, as its first European customer on the new Marketplace Direct platform. Marketplace Direct features advanced, self-listing functionality for larger-scale equipment sellers.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Data, digital

IronPlanet’s GovPlanet Helps Increase Website Traffic Over 300% For Early Platform Advertiser Vet Threadz

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

IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced that its GovPlanet marketplace has launched Vet Threadz, a U.S. military veteran-owned and operated non-profit apparel company, as an inaugural platform advertiser. Since Vet Threadz began advertising its apparel line on GovPlanet.com in April 2017, the company has seen a 300% increase in website traffic.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Government Surplus

IronPlanet Produces Latest Webinar -- “Predicting the Future of Equipment Machine Pricing – From Platforms to Performance Prediction Models”

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

 

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IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced Episode 5 in its webinar series, set for April 26, 2017. The in-depth webinar is “Predicting the Future of Equipment Machine Pricing – From Platforms to Performance Prediction Models.”

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Events, Webinar

EY announces Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet Chairman and CEO, as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northern California semifinalist

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

EY today announced that Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet Chairman and CEO, is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northern California Region Award. Now celebrating its 31st year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities and 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Owens was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Finalists will be announced Monday, May 15, and winners will be announced at a black-tie Awards Gala on Friday, June 23, with more than 700 Founders, CEOs and other business leaders in attendance, at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, business

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