Learn more about finding, placing a bid on, inspecting, financing and shipping the auction item you want. Select an article from the following list or view all our helpful tips for buyers:

Ritchie Bros. now offers equipment and truck leasing

At Ritchie Bros., we're always looking for ways to make buying heavy equipment and trucks as easy as possible—whether you're buying at our unreserved public auctions or on our online marketplace, EquipmentOne...

Get more for your money up north - tips for U.S. equipment buyers

If you're a U.S. business, it's a good time to buy at Ritchie Bros. auctions in Canada...

Need to transport or buy used heavy equipment? Get equipment specs at RitchieSpecs.com

With specs for 11,500+ equipment items, you’ll find the information you need to make smart decisions when it comes to equipment transport, purchases and more at RitchieSpecs.com...

Five free resources for equipment buyers

Whether you're buying equipment at one of our unreserved public auctions, through Ritchie Bros. EquipmentOne (a secure online marketplace for private sales) or another channel, take advantage of these five free resources...

When to buy or rent heavy equipment – five factors to consider

With pros and cons to both renting and buying, it pays to evaluate your company's current situation and capabilities (financial and otherwise),...

What's the best way to buy used equipment?

There are many avenues an equipment buyer can explore when shopping for used equipment: auctions, online equipment listing websites, private sellers or...

Buy your equipment and trucks where the dealers buy

Whatever your reasons for buying heavy equipment and trucks, one of the fairest, easiest and most efficient ways to get what you need is at...

Checklist for equipment buyers at Ritchie Bros. auctions

It's never been easier to buy equipment and trucks at Ritchie Bros. unreserved auctions. From searching for heavy equipment to loading out your purchases,...

Top 10 reasons to finance your equipment purchases at Ritchie Bros.

Keeping a handle on your cash flow - and keeping it in the black - is essential in successfully running any type and size of business. And one way to keep that cash...

Equipment inspection tips: skid steer loaders

Compact and versatile, the skid steer loader is always in high demand in the construction, agriculture and horticulture industries...

Equipment inspection tips: used farm tractors

When it comes to buying an agricultural tractor, farmers know what they need. Most arrive at our agricultural equipment auctions...

Equipment inspection tips: wheel loaders

If you need to add a wheel loader to your equipment fleet or if you need to replace an aging wheel loader, search our current inventory...

VIDEO: Two ways to sell equipment and trucks with Ritchie Bros.

Every equipment and truck seller's situation, location, and needs are different. That's why Ritchie Bros. offers two flexible, convenient ways to sell: our live unreserved public auctions (with on-site and online bidding), and Ritchie Bros. EquipmentOne (currently available to sellers in the USA).

Made-to-fit heavy equipment and truck financing saves you money and helps grow your business

Whether you're in construction, transportation, agriculture or any other industry where production relies on heavy equipment and trucks, Ritchie Bros. Financial Services can help you get that first piece of yellow iron, additions to your fleet and more.

Get quick access to cash with our unsecured, short-term working capital loans

Ritchie Bros. Financial Services now offers more than just truck and heavy equipment financing and leasing. If you own a business in the U.S., you can now get quick access to cash with our working capital loans.

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