Call Us: 905-669-8893


The Best Way To Sell Surplus Equipment

September 23, 2020

Owning too much or excessive inventory that remains idle is not good for some businesses. The same goes for surplus equipment in your facility or office space. Aside from taking up some functional space, they can also keep you from purchasing things your business really needs or re-investing in pieces of machinery that are useful. That’s why keeping an eye on your inventory and equipment is very important so that you make the right decisions that will benefit your business.


More importantly, staying on top of your equipment list enables you to get a good grasp of what you own and what to do about the excess.


One great way to deal with your surplus equipment that your business no longer needs is to auction it off. In order to ensure that you will come out successful and liquidate your equipment, here are essential points to keep in mind. 


Get exposure to local auctions

Going to actual auctions will help you to know more and get the feel of what really happens during the auction process. This works both ways for the seller and buyer. The exposure will give you some idea and the experience that will help you make informed decisions when auctioning your surplus equipment. 


Get your equipment ready 

No matter what type of equipment you have to be auctioned, make sure that it is clean and in good condition. It is also important that you take time to include all the details about your equipment so that it will have more chances to be sold at higher prices. Buyers will be more attracted to buy a product that has been maintained properly and in good working condition. 


Get help from a professional appraiser

Though the whims of the auction are what dictates the final sale price of your item, it’s important to hire an appraiser first to determine the marketable value of your equipment. It will give you the idea on the minimum price that you can accept during the actual auction. 


Ask a Question
Customer Information
Upload PDF
Message / Comments