Ritchie Bros. goes online-only with July Mexico auction

Excavators, loaders, trucks, and more will sell through rbauction.com/Polotitlan on July 2

POLOTITLAN, MEX (June 9, 2020) – Due to COVID-19, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will conduct its upcoming Polotitlan, Mexico auction on July 2 with online bidding only, as large crowds are restricted. Hundreds of items have already been consigned, including late-model excavators, loaders, trucks, and more—anyone interested in adding equipment to the auction can contact the site directly at +52.427.266.0909.

"The safety of our customers and employees is our first priority," said Richard Aldersley, Sales Director, Ritchie Bros. "We have been conducting auctions online-only in the United States since mid-March and have seen record numbers of bidders at many of these events. It's easy to register and we have customer service representatives available to help answer any questions. I encourage interested bidders to get online, check out the equipment, and get ready to bid. You don't want to miss out!"

Ritchie Bros. Polotitlan site will be open for equipment inspection in the weeks leading up to the July 2 auction, but will be limiting the number of people on site at one time to promote physical distancing. For more information, visit rbauction.com/Polotitlan.  

About Ritchie Bros.:

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) 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. Operating in a number of sectors, including construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry, the company's selling channels include: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding; IronPlanet, an online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and providing the exclusive IronClad Assurance(R) equipment condition certification; Marketplace-E, acontrolled marketplace offering multiple price and timing options; Mascus, a leading European online equipment listing service; and Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty, offering privately negotiated sales. The company's suite of multichannel sales solutions also includes RB Asset Solutions, a complete end-to-end asset management and disposition system. Ritchie Bros. also offers 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.

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