Ritchie Bros.’ Marketplace-E solution surpasses US$500 million in sales.

Posted by IronPlanet on Dec 4, 2019 2:25:23 PM

22,000+ items have sold through Marketplace-E since its inception.

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Topics: Trucks, Construction, Oil & Gas, Heavy Equipment, selling

IronPlanet Auctions Zac Brown’s Custom Mack Truck Tractor for Charity

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 29, 2019 8:54:40 PM

Country music fans and truck enthusiasts are joining forces with IronPlanet for an exciting charity auction this fall season. Helmed by Grammy Award winning artist Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band, a custom designed Mack Anthem truck tractor is going up for auction on Marketplace-E with all proceeds going to Zac’s Camp Southern Ground for children and veterans. This is your chance to grab a tricked-out, one-of-a-kind truck while supporting a great cause. The auction launches October 28th and will end November 30th.

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Topics: Trucks, Auctions, 2019

Freightliner Delivers First eCascadia Class 8 Trucks to Customers

Posted by IronPlanet on Aug 21, 2019 4:51:27 PM

This week, Daimler subsidiary Freightliner is delivering its first two eCascadia Class 8 Trucks to Penske Truck Leasing and NFI to test commercial integration of battery electric trucks. As part of Daimler Truck’s global electrified truck initiative dubbed the ‘Innovation Fleet’, the eCascadia joins over 100 electrified trucks and buses from the company already on the road, including FUSO’s eCanter, Thomas Built Buses’s all-electric Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley school bus, and Mercedes-Benz’s eActros and eCitaro.

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Topics: Trucks, Press Releases, 2019

Inspection tips: five things to look for when buying a used truck tractor.

Posted by IronPlanet on Nov 6, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Truck drivers depend heavily on their trucks. It's their livelihood and, for long-haul drivers, it can be their home away from home. This extremely interdependent relationship between drivers and their trucks quickly turns even the greenest of drivers into truck experts.

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Topics: Trucks, Inspections, transport, ironplanet, 2017

IronPlanet Returns to Houston for the First Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction of 2017

Posted by IronPlanet on Jan 18, 2017 6:00:00 AM

On-Site Event Featured Sellers Include Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders



IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, rolls in to the Houston area on Wednesday, February 1 for its first major Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction of the of the year.


This Texas event will feature hundreds of items from Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders, and other sellers. Those who cannot make the on-site auction in person can bid on the equipment of their choice with IronPlanet® LiveStreamTM, the next generation in online bidding for live, on-site auctions. Additional details on this on-site event are available at ironplanet.com/houston.


IronPlanet was selected by Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders to help manage and sell equipment related to the major regional SH99 Grand Parkway Project in Houston, Texas, as it moved toward completion. IronPlanet was chosen for its comprehensive platform, offering fixed and negotiated price formats that compliment online and on-site auction options, returning higher ROI by matching equipment to the best formats and buyers locally and around the world.

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

IronPlanet Concludes 2016 with All-Humvee, Government Surplus, Truck and Heavy Equipment Auctions

Posted by IronPlanet on Dec 15, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Over 300 Humvees available to the public, including the USMC Model M1123 


GovPlanet to feature additional government surplus equipment and IronPlanet to hold equipment and trucks sales in end-of-year online events



IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced that its GovPlanet marketplace will hold its last “All-Humvee” online auction of the year, featuring US Army and US Marine Corps Humvee vehicles on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.


Building upon the momentum and growth of GovPlanet, the sale will include a wide assortment of US Army Humvees. Further, GovPlanet is featuring an opportunity for civilians to purchase a US Marine Corps M1123 Humvee. These specialty units are demilitarized and outfitted for sports and outdoor enthusiasts.


IronPlanet will also host multiple “end-of-year” online auctions, including a government surplus sale on GovPlanet on Wednesday, December 21 and a construction equipment and trucks sale on IronPlanet and its TruckPlanet marketplace on Thursday, December 22. The sales will include late-model, low-hour equipment and trucks.


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

IronPlanet's TruckPlanet Featured in FleetOwner Magazine

Posted by IronPlanet on Nov 14, 2016 6:00:00 AM

IronPlanet launches new service for fleets, partners with veterans' charity


Online used equipment marketplace IronPlanet has launched Fleet Services to allow easier bulk purchasing in conjunction with its TruckPlanet marketplace.


The services allow buyers to purchase multiple trucks in a single or batch transaction easily and affordably, according to IronPlanet. With access to over $200 million in Class 8 and other trucks, Fleet Services and IronPlanet Truck Locator especially target the needs of multi-unit and fleet buyers in the trucking space.

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Topics: Trucks, In the News

IronPlanet® and TruckPlanet® Launch Fleet Services Offerings Featuring Powerful New IronPlanet Truck Locator for Multi-Truck Purchases

Posted by IronPlanet on Nov 10, 2016 6:00:00 AM

New Fleet Services Uniquely Addresses the Needs of Buyers Looking to Quickly and Economically Purchase Multiple Trucks in a Single or Batch Transaction

 IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, in conjunction with its TruckPlanet marketplace, today launched Fleet Services featuring IronPlanet Truck Locator. With access to over $200 million in Class 8 and other trucks, Fleet Services, and particularly IronPlanet Truck Locator, will uniquely meet the needs of multi-unit and fleet buyers.


“IronPlanet and its TruckPlanet marketplace have become go-to destinations for the disposition and purchase of quality used heavy equipment and trucks,” said Paul Blalock, Vice President, Truck Sales, IronPlanet. “With our new Fleet Services program, and IronPlanet Truck Locator, we are now also the destination for fleet buyers of all sizes. If you want to buy one late-model sleeper or daycab, that’s great and we have what you want, but now if you want to buy 25 matched trucks that are all trade-term ready, IronPlanet Truck Locator will help you manage or grow your fleet quickly, easily and economically all at once.”


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Topics: Trucks, Press Releases

October 13 is Your Lucky Day at the IronPlanet Auction

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 12, 2016 2:52:00 PM

This week's auction falls on a date that some think is unlucky - the 13th. 

If you're a 13-phobe, you're in good company; it seems the building industry also buys into the 13 voodoo.Venerable magazine The Atlantic states that more than 80 percent of hi-rise buildings in the United States do not have a 13th floor, and the vast majority of hotels, hospitals and airports avoid using the number for rooms and gates as well.

Now that your 13 fears are validated, here's your opportunity to reverse them: go to IronPlanet's October 13 auction and bid on the Komatsu excavatorscrawler tractors, wheel loaders, and compactors that are available - over 1,500 items inspected and ready for you to purchase.

If your luck still needs a boost, look over the versatile and useful shipping containersPeterbilt, Walmart, and Kenworth trucks, dump trucks, and much more available for you to purchase.

Have no fear - IronPlanet is here to help you stretch your dollar and refresh your fleet during the October 13 auction.

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Topics: Trucks, Heavy Equipment

Trucking Tuesday - Five Apps Truckers Love, and Lots of Trucks in October 13 Auction

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 11, 2016 5:00:00 PM

With an outstanding selection of clean, well-maintained trucks from the Walmart fleet as well as Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks available for bid this October 13, it's no wonder IronPlanet staff are thinking about roads. And gas. And weather. And since we are an online auction, we think about technology and how our buyers use it.

Mobile apps have made huge inroads into our everyday lives, and that extends to how work is done. Out on the road, drivers rely on their cell phones to book and bid on loads, check the weather, find gas prices and traffic conditions, and do paperwork. Many apps also help improve drivers' quality of life by connecting them with family and friends as well as streaming audio and video.

Here are five apps for professional truckers, gathered from comments on trucking websites. IronPlanet does NOT receive kickbacks for the apps mentioned in this list. If you have a favorite app, please share your knowledge in the comments below! 

And be sure to review IronPlanet's outstanding selection of trucks, equipment, and more in the in October 13 auction.

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Topics: Trucks