Final Dubai auction of 2022 features machinery from Kuwait – ZAWYA

With chip shortages, volatile markets, and manufacturing delays continuing, fleet and asset managers today are facing unprecedented challenges in obtaining the vehicles, equipment, and heavy equipment they need to keep their businesses running. The demand for used equipment continues to increase, with many companies turning to Ritchie Bros. online auctions and marketplaces to find what they need – often putting it to work immediately.

Amount of items in December sale including Kuwait – 1000+ 

Ritchie Bros. uses its broad international network to source the equipment from businesses that are looking to sell. For its final Dubai sale of 2022 Ritchie Bros. partnered with Kuwait-based auction company MegaAuction to add even more for buyers – the December sale features over a hundred construction equipment items plus trucks located in Kuwait. Combined, over 900 items are included in the public sale that opens for bidding on Dec 14. Every item sells without a reserve price via an easy-to-use online auction system that is open for several days. Bids can even be placed on the particular go via Ritchie Bros. mobile app.

  Online auctions are widely used

Online selling methods have become the new norm for many international equipment purchasers, especially since pandemic times with border closures and travel restrictions. Ritchie Bros. ’ on the internet Timed Auctions have seen massive growth in domestic and cross-border participation, leading to the broader international footprint plus stronger cost performance. Ritchie Bros. ’ successful transition to fully online auctions was recognised this September when the company received the Best Innovative Auction Solutions prize at the Construction Innovation Awards last year.

How do on-line auctions function?

When you think about an auction, you might think regarding fast-talking auctioneers leading the particular action – online Timed Auctions are usually different. Ritchie Bros. Timed Auctions use an easy-to-use on the web system that tracks bids as they’re received. Bidding is open up for several days, and buyers receive notifications to stay up to date. Having more time to bid is a good advantage with regard to both bidder and seller. Like pre-COVID, online auctions are still unreserved, meaning there are no minimum offers, and the highest bidder always wins the item.

Bidder confidence is high plus sufficient regarding overseas customers to place bids due to the particular numerous photos, videos, inspection reports, and other details on the online listings. Bidders can also come to the auction location in Dubai and inspect items in person. Having these two options helps buyers understand the equipment they are bidding on.

Financing options available for UAE buyers

Getting financing for gear purchases will be now much easier. Ritchie Bros. is now offering a broader range of options for customers based in the Emirates. UAE-based buyers can benefit from an expanded variety of heavy equipment plus machinery eligible for financing by Emirates NBD bank. This initiative is the result of an industry-leading partnership between Emirates NBD bank and Ritchie Bros.

Last chance to buy before the end of year

The next quarterly Dubai on the internet timed public sale – with items sold from Kuwait – will take place in December, and hundreds of products items are already available in order to be sold. Bidding starts on Dec 14, plus ends at staggered occasions on December 20 and 21, 2022. Bidders may review the particular full inventory list now and place bids intended for the tools they are seeking. To be sure of securing an item, bidders can choose the ‘maximum bid’ function within the auction interface to ensure they will always be the particular highest bidder and win the item.

Available in English and Arabic

The particular Ritchie Bros. website is available in several languages, and almost entirely in Arabic. The company has a customer care team that will speak Persia to help purchasers and sellers in the region.


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