Welcome to Ritchie Bros. equipment auctions

Ritchie Bros. – delivering choice to sellers around the world

Ritchie Bros. is a global asset management and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions for buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. We help thousands of people around the world appraise, sell, inspect, buy, refurbish, ship and finance heavy equipment, trucks, and other assets every month. With our multiple onsite and online selling platforms and commitment to first-class customer service, Ritchie Bros. is trusted worldwide because we make buying and selling easy, efficient, fair, and transparent.

Who we are

  • Established 1958 in Kelowna, BC, Canada
  • Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • USA head office in Lincoln, NE; USA Leadership Office in Chicago, IL; European head office in Breda, the Netherlands; IronPlanet head office in Pleasanton, CA
  • 40+ permanent auction sites in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia
  • Publicly traded on NYSE and TSX: RBA
  • 2,000+ full-time employees worldwide

What we do

We help our customers buy and sell a wide range of used and unused equipment for:

  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Transportation
  • Agriculture
  • Oil & gas
  • Lifting & material handling
  • Forestry & other industries

How we do it

With our global network, including 40+ permanent auction sites around the world and operations in 15+ countries, Ritchie Bros. sells billions of dollars of heavy equipment and trucks each year via our multiple selling platforms including:

  • Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

    Unreserved public auctions with onsite and online bidding at 40+ permanent auction sites & temporary locations

  • IronPlanet

    Online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and daily marketplace, which offers control over price and timing of sale, while providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance equipment condition certification

  • Private Treaty

    Confidential negotiated sales for high value equipment

  • SalvageSale

    A platform designed for selling salvage and insurance assets via online sealed-bid auctions

The company also offers sector-specific solutions including GovPlanetTruckPlanet, and Kruse Energy Auctioneers, and Cat auctions, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more information about the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit RitchieBros.com.


How much we sell

Worldwide in 2018:

  • USD$4.9 billion in Gross Transactional Value (GTV)
  • 59% GTV purchased online across all channels
  • 580 million pages views on our web sites
  • 5 million + average monthly website users
  • 153K mobile app users, 64% increase YOY
  • $148 million GTV purchased via the app 76% increase YOY
  • 1 million + followers on social media

Value-added services

Ritchie Bros. also offers a range of convenient services to make buying and selling even easier:

Latest News

5,900+ items to sell in Ritchie Bros. first-ever Northeast Regional auction next week

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