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Ritchie Bros.' Latest Market Trends Summary Includes Truck Tractor, Material Handling Markets

July 24, 2020
Ritchie Bros. is now sharing its data and in-house expertise via its Market Trends module, allowing customers, investors, and analysts to better understand the strength of an asset class through in-depth analysis of Ritchie Bros. transaction history.

Ritchie Bros. is now sharing its data and in-house expertise via its Market Trends module within its Ritchie Bros. Asset Solutions suite of tools, allowing customers, investors, and analysts to better understand the strength of an asset class through in-depth analysis of Ritchie Bros. transaction history. The data includes market trends, equipment price performance, asset valuation curves, and mix-adjusted price indexes.

Each month, Ritchie Bros. publishes a free, high-level, downloadable report of pricing trends, broken out by industry. The July report is now available for download here: ritchiebros.com/market-trends-report. The full Market Trends module is available by paid subscription.

"Similar to last month's report, while prices across the major sectors are lower than a year ago, the rate of decline has continued to moderate through the high-volume June time period," said Ken Calhoon, vice president, Data Analytics, Ritchie Bros. "Both the U.S. and Canada are showing stability across key equipment categories, and Texas, California, and Alberta continue to be the top-three North American markets in terms of buyer participation."

July 2020 Market Trends Summary Highlights (based on data from April – June 2020)

Used heavy equipment:

U.S.: Prices declined ~3% (± 1.5%) year over year

Canada: Prices declined ~1% (± 1.5%) year over year

Truck tractors:

U.S.: Prices declined ~8% (± 1.5%) year over year

Canada: Prices declined ~5% (± 1.5%) year over year

Vocational trucks:

U.S.: Prices declined ~4% (± 1.5%) year over year

Canada: Prices declined ~2% (± 1.5%) year over year

Lifting/material handling:

U.S.: Prices declined ~6% (± 1.5%) year over year

Canada: Prices declined ~1% (± 1.5%) year over year

"Used equipment experts, sellers, and buyers look to Ritchie Bros. transaction data as the industry gold standard," said Calhoon. "Our team of data analysts and data scientists use machine learning and data visualization to create one of the best used equipment data products on the market."

The Market Trends application is an independent part of the suite of services within Ritchie Bros. Asset Solutions (rbassetsolutions.com), which is a complete end-to-end asset management and disposition system. This cloud-based SaaS solution brings together a suite of tools and services to help customers better manage, analyze, and sell their assets. From any internet-enabled device, customers are able to access a complete inventory management system, data analytics and dashboards, branded e-commerce sites, and multiple external sales channels.

For more information about Market Trends, please email [email protected].