Welcome to Ritchie Bros. equipment auctions

Ritchie Bros. - trusted as the world's leading global equipment marketplace

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; 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
  • 2,200+ 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 much we sell

Worldwide in 2019:

  • USD$5.1 billion in Gross Transactional Value (GTV)
  • 503,300+ items sold
  • 112,190+ buyers
  • 41,000+ sellers

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 providing the exclusive IronClad Assurance(R) equipment condition certification

  • Marketplace-E

    A 24/7 online equipment marketplace offering more control over transactions with multiple price and timing options

The company's other solutions include Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty, offering privately negotiated sales; Ritchie Bros. Asset Solutions, a complete end-to-end asset management and disposition system; and sector-specific solutions including GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, and Kruse Energy, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more information about Ritchie Bros., visit RitchieBros.com.

Value-added services

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

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