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Massive military surplus auction in Las Vegas

Approx. 10,000 U.S. military surplus items to be sold by Ritchie Bros. GovPlanet via multiple live and online auctions over two days: Dec. 7 – 8, 2018

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 8, 2018, – In one of the biggest events ever of its kind, Ritchie Bros.’ GovPlanet marketplace is set to sell 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 will all be available to be purchased by the general public on December 7 – 8, much of it selling without reserves.

Due to the sheer volume of assets, the company will be selling items via multiple auction events and formats. All Humvees, tactical vehicles, construction equipment, food service equipment, storage containers, air conditioning and heating equipment, and various other industrial equipment will be sold via two, simultaneous, live unreserved auctions at Ritchie Bros.’ permanent auction sites in Las Vegas, NV, and Atlanta, GA on December 7 – 8.

Meanwhile, uniforms, field gear, and thousands of other items will be sold online via over the two days.

Military and more

“This unprecedented sales event showcases the operational strength and depth of the Ritchie Bros. organization by leveraging the power and broad reach of our multiple selling platforms,” said Doug Feick, Senior Vice President, New Business and Corporate Development, Ritchie Bros./GovPlanet.

“Combining our web platforms and our auction network with our operational excellence and marketing prowess, we will sell a staggering amount of inventory stored across multiple Ritchie Bros. auction sites, GovPlanet storage yards, and warehouses, in one massive well-coordinated event.”

The Ritchie Bros. team will be busy over the next month organizing the items for the big December event. As such, items will be added daily right up to the auction. For an up-to-date list of equipment.

“This auction is a massive undertaking we are uniquely positioned to handle,” said Conner Humphrey, Vice President, GovPlanet. “It will certainly have something for everyone, covering nearly every industrial sector, including construction, transportation, commercial foodservice equipment, air conditioning, and heating equipment, computer and office equipment, audio and video equipment, boats, aircraft parts, storage, and shipping containers, uniforms, field gear and so much more.

You won’t want to miss it!”

Auction Site:
10500 Clark Peterson Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89165

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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