6 reasons to buy used transport trucks at an unreserved auction

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Used Peterbilt truck tractors selling at Ritchie Bros

No pressure, no hassles, no sticker prices on heavy duty trucks for sale

Every year, thousands of people in the trucking industry – from independent owner-operators to large fleet owners, dealers and more – come to Ritchie Bros. to buy the used transport trucks they need. Why?

Because they've discovered the advantages of buying trucks at unreserved public auctions. If you're considering where to get your next class 8 truck, take a look at the benefits of buying at our unreserved auctions.

Freightliner and International trucks selling at Ritchie Bros. auction

1. Thousands of used trucks from all the major brands

At Ritchie Bros., we offer a massive selection of transport truck types – sleepers and day cabs, cab & chassis – from top brands like Peterbilt, Kenworth, Mack, Volvo, International, Freightliner and others. Many trucks are late-model, and a large selection come from professionally-maintained national fleets.

People often refer to Ritchie Bros. as a "truck supermarket". Search our current inventory and you'll likely agree.

Fleet trucks selling at Ritchie Bros auction

2. No pressure – test, inspect, and kick the tires

After you've searched, compared, and viewed hi-resolution photos of over-the-road trucks you're interested in on our website, you're welcome to visit the auction site to test and inspect them in person.

Take as little or as much time as you need, or have mechanic do it for you – we want you to be confident in the trucks you're bidding on, and be able to make decisions without any high-pressure sales tactics.

Inspecting used over the road Peterbilt trucks for sale at Ritchie Bros

3. No sticker prices, no haggling!

One of the biggest advantages of buying your used class 8 truck at a Ritchie Bros. unreserved public auction? No price tags, no minimum bids, no reserve prices – ever. Every truck is sold to the highest bidder on auction day, regardless of price. At Ritchie Bros., buyers determine the final selling price, not sellers.

4. Truck financing and leasing available

We want to help you get the trucks you need when you need them, and help you save your capital to run your business. That's why we offer flexible truck financing and leasing plans, competitive rates, and low monthly payments for owner-operators and dealers. (Financing available in most regions; leasing is currently available only in the USA and Canada.)

Class 8 trucks for sale at Ritchie Bro

5. Extra protection available

So that you can have extra confidence in the semi-trucks you're buying, we've partnered with TrüNorth in the USA and Canada to give you unparalleled protection against the high cost of commercial truck repair.

We offer a large selection of warranty-available trucks in the USA and Canada, all inspected to TrüNorth standards and certified eligible for a Ritchie Bros. Warranty powered by TrüNorth.

6. Trucks that are road-ready, and ready to go to work for you.

When you buy used class 8 trucks at Ritchie Bros., you can be confident you're getting a truck that's ready to roll. All trucks we sell are free of liens or encumbrances. If we can't deliver clear title, we offer buyers a full refund of the purchase price.

Before you buy your next class 8 truck, check out the selection at upcoming Ritchie Bros. auctions—a great source of quality heavy duty trucks at auction prices.

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