Two-day event attracts 4,750+ bidders from 59 countries; 54% of equipment sold to online buyers
FORT WORTH, TX , May 17, 2018 /CNW/ – Ritchie Bros . sold US$44+ million of equipment and trucks over two days at its live, unreserved auction in Fort Worth, TX this week.
More than 4,750 people from 59 countries registered to bid in the May 15 – 16, 2018 event, including 3,450+ people registering to bid online. U.S. buyers purchased approximately 87 percent of the equipment, including 49 percent purchased by Texas buyers, while international buyers from such countries as Mexico , Thailand , and New Zealand purchased 13 percent of the equipment. Online buyers purchased 54 percent of the assets.
"We had a great turnout this week—with attendance up approximately 12 percent year over year—resulting...Read More