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Customer transforms HMMWV Humvee Vehicle purchased from GovPlanet

Posted by IronPlanet on Mar 7, 2019 9:31:30 AM

Every Wednesday, during our weekly online auction, GovPlanet finds new homes for the military surplus HMMWV Humvee Vehicles we sell. But we don't always get to hear about what happens to the vehicles after they're sold. Fortunately, customer Colin Gorman of Henderson, NV, was nice enough to share with us his experience and all the cool transformations he did to the HMMWV Humvee Vehicle he bought from GovPlanet. Here's Colin, in his own words, describing the sale process and the modifications he performed.      

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Topics: humvees, military, govplanet

GovPlanet set to sell U.S. military ITV and MTVR vehicles for first time ever

Posted by IronPlanet on Feb 19, 2019 11:26:12 AM

GovPlanet began selling Humvees from the U.S. Department of Defense to the public back in 2014. Now it’s set to release two new military vehicles to the U.S. public market: the ITV (Internally Transportable Vehicle), nicknamed the “Growler”, and the MTVR (Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement).

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Topics: ironplanet, military, govplanet

How RB Asset Solutions can help you better manage your fleet with data analytics.

Posted by IronPlanet on Feb 14, 2019 9:19:22 AM

Ritchie Bros. has been an industry leader for more than 60 years, and our latest solution for the market, RB Asset Solutions, is designed to make asset management and disposition more efficient and data-driven than ever before.

 

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Topics: Webinar

GovPlanet's Operational Blowout

Posted by IronPlanet on Nov 20, 2018 11:20:35 AM

GovPlanet is set to conduct one of our largest and most unique auctions ever on Dec 7  8, selling more than 10,000 military surplus items in just two days! Humvees, tactical vehicles, construction equipment, uniforms, field gear, industrial and commercial equipment and more—much of it selling unreserved. 

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Topics: humvees, military, govplanet

How U.S.-based companies may benefit from the new Section 179 deduction limit and Bonus Depreciation increase

Posted by IronPlanet on Nov 8, 2018 1:07:21 PM

If you’re a U.S.-based business, you might know about a U.S. tax deduction called Section 179. It’s been approved for the 2018 tax year ­– and the deduction limit has been increased to $1,000,000 for 2018. That’s double the deduction limit compared to last year. And it now applies to the purchase of used equipment, too.

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Topics: usa

Kruse breaks company record with $5.5-million rig sale

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 3, 2018 2:14:52 PM

Last week at our Kruse Energy auction in Odessa, TX, we set a new company record selling this Loadcraft 2000HP SCR drilling rig for a staggering US$5.5 million, making it the most expensive rig we’ve ever sold as a company.

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Topics: Oil & Gas, Kruse Energy, drilling

Equipment inspection tips: dozers

Posted by IronPlanet on Sep 28, 2018 11:02:10 AM

What to look for when inspecting a used bulldozer for sale.

When it comes to heavy equipment, nothing is as pervasive as the dozer. It can be found hard at work clearing ground, pushing material, removing stumps or performing rough grading within the construction, agricultural, logging and mining industries. First conceived by Benjamin Holt in 1904, the dozer – or crawler tractor – has been the muscle behind many projects for over 100 years.

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Topics: Construction, Heavy Equipment, Inspections

GovPlanet expands services with first-ever live auction

Posted by IronPlanet on Aug 27, 2018 1:22:17 PM

Leveraging the live auction expertise of Ritchie Bros. and online prowess of IronPlanet, GovPlanet now offers state and local governments the best of both worlds. On September 5, GovPlanet will host its first-ever live auction, for the Pennsylvania Department of General Services, selling more than 350 equipment items and trucks without reserves in a single day. Highlights include excavators, dump trucks, paving rollers, snow plows, stone chippers, wheel and backhoe loaders, lights, mowers, and more.  

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Topics: Construction, Government Surplus

First Non-Rolling Stock Auction Set for July 17

Posted by IronPlanet on Jul 3, 2018 1:12:42 PM

A few months ago we gave you a deeper look into the kind of inventory you can expect from GovPlanet's non-rolling stock surplus auctions. Now, we're excited to announce our first GovPlanet auction dedicated specificly to NRS items. 

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Topics: Government Surplus, military

Government surplus: a look at DLA non-rolling stock now available on GovPlanet

Posted by GovPlanet on May 31, 2018 3:44:20 PM

The rank and file of ex-military items – from shop tools to gym equipment – it’s all here.

Recently, GovPlanet expanded its contract with the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense Logistics Agency (known as the DLA) to purchase, manage and sell non-rolling stock surplus assets. So what exactly are non-rolling stock assets? It’s a term that encompasses all manner of equipment or items used by the military that doesn’t roll on tires or tracks – everything from sewing machines, table saws and engine parts to tents, ammo cans, and filing cabinets. If the military used it, chances are you’ll find it on GovPlanet – and chances are it’s also “man-cave-ready”.

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Topics: military

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