|[May 09, 2014]
TruckPlanet Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of its First Online Auction
PLEASANTON, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
the leading online marketplace for buying and selling used commercial
trucks, celebrates the one-year anniversary of its first online auction
"We are excited to celebrate the success of our first year, and we are
pleased with how the market has enthusiastically received TruckPlanet,"
said Randy Berry, president of TruckPlanet. "Our weekly online auctions
give truck sellers faster time to cash and provide buyers with regular
access to our strong commercial truck inventory. TruckPlanet's online
marketplace is more efficient and cost-effective than traditional
auctions, and our guaranteed inspection reports allow buyers to purchase
Since its launch, TruckPlanet has sold over $70 million of trucks and
trailers - including day cabs, sleepers, cargo trucks, refrigerated
trucks, trailers and more. Over 900 sellers throughout North America
sold their trucks to more than 2,600 buyers around the globe through
the pioneer in online auctions for used heavy equipment, launched
TruckPlanet last year to bring its marketplace success to the North
American trucking industry. By extending its online expertise and weekly
sales platform to buyers and sellers of used commercial trucks, truck
fleet managers now have a consistent and flexible solution for fleet
disposal without the time and costs associated with traditional physical
In addition to the weekly auctions, TruckPlanet offers sellers multiple
options tailored to fit their disposal requirements including one-owner
liquidations, the Daily Marketplace with reserve prices, a full-service
brokerage, and appraisal services.
TruckPlanet allows buyers to purchase items online with confidence
because of its guaranteed inspection reports, which provide images and
detailed equipment data. TruckPlanet's IronClad Assurance buyer
protection program guarantees the report is an accurate description of
the truck's condition.
TruckPlanet hosts online auctions of commercial trucks every Thursday at
8 a.m. Pacific Time. For more information about TruckPlanet, visit www.truckplanet.com.
TruckPlanet is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling
used commercial trucks. Its guaranteed inspection reports and exclusive
IronClad Assurance® enable buyers to bid with a high degree of
confidence. Sellers achieve more profitable sales through low
transaction costs and better price realization through a global audience
of buyers. TruckPlanet is a brand of IronPlanet, the leading online
marketplace for used heavy equipment. For more information, visit www.truckplanet.com.
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