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Pickles Industrial


Pickles is Australia’s leading asset remarketing organisation, dedicated to unlocking value for vendors and a superior purchasing experience for buyers.

From what started as a single stock and station agency in Moree, NSW in 1964, Pickles has grown exponentially to build a reputation as one of the nations most trusted auction and valuation firms. Pickles has over 22 operational branches across Australia including in every capital city and major regional centre with employing more than 900 staff. With over 10 per cent of their work force having worked there for more than 10 years they have the lowest staff turnover in the industry, Pickles clients benefit from their passion, expertise and years of experience.


Last year, Pickles had a $2.5 billion turnover of which $460 million was transport and construction equipment. While they have grown into one of Australia’s largest auction groups, they have retained the Pickles’ family values – integrity, innovation, teamwork and excellence. Local teams are backed by 45 designated industrial reps across the country ensuring equipment is marketed to all potential buyers around Australia and overseas.

Pickles Industrial division provides customers with an in-depth knowledge of buying and selling equipment across all facets of the industry, including trucks, transport, agricultural, mining and construction, and drilling and exploration assets. Pickles sell in excess of 7000 trucks and trailers and 3500 pieces of earthmoving and mobile plant equipment every year on behalf of state and federal government departments, fleet and leasing companies, finance and insurance companies and major corporate businesses.

Pickles understand that every situation is different and their team brings hundreds of years of experience in customising solutions to suit the unique needs of clients.

They work with companies looking to turn their surplus, underutilised or distressed assets into working capital and they pride themselves on 53 years of core values that are underpinned by offering solutions that benefit all parties involved.

With Australia’s largest and most qualified team of valuers and auctioneers, Pickles sell over $30 million a month in trucks, trailers and mobile plant at their regular auctions. In 2017, they had on average 16-18 industrial auctions every month across Australia with the bench mark for 2018 being set a lot higher. Pickles meticulously prepare and present all assets for sale, regardless of sized and value, and their industrial auction facilities are recognised as the most impressive in the country. The Pickles team are committed to providing the best customer service possible and adding value at every step of the way.


Pickles is a family-owned business with an agile long-term business view, committed to creating trusted marketplaces where everybody wins.

Pickles offer customised remarketing solutions such as:

• Traditional Live auctions including Pickles Live (simulcast)

• Tenders, expressions of interest and private treaty sales

• Online sales

• Fixed price/buy now sales

• Onsite event sales

These solutions give their customers the flexibility and convenience they deserve, putting customers first and harnessing technology to improve processes. Pickles offer a range of industrial services and are a trusted advisory partner to the finance and insolvency industry. They draw on their 53-year history when providing restructuring advice, valuations and assistance, and with an internationally trained team who specialise in various industries including transport equipment, mining and earthmoving, construction and agricultural their trusted valuation reports are used by leading organisations across Australia.

Pickles major events team can be on hand in times of distress, flood, hail or liquidation to facilitate customers’ needs within 24 hours of request. With a vast national footprint, it gives them the ability to act quickly and meet customers’ needs in short time frames with a heavy work force. Pickles has a strong web presence with over 1.8 million site visits every month and communicate daily to nearly 300,000 people through their My Pickles account.

Pickles has a strong balance sheet and a track record of steady and profitable growth.

After-tax profit is reinvested back into the business and they adopt new and innovative systems to enhance customer experience and ensure they are on the cutting edge of new technologies. Pickles conduct business in an open and transparent manner. At any point, vendors can access, PAIRS, Pickles Advanced Information Reporting System, a real-time web-based asset management system, to track items throughout the sales process. Over 3000 people use PAIRS every year and it is the most user-friendly, reliable and informative system in the industry.

Pickles is proud to partner with the Diesel, Dirt & Turf Expo for the fourth year running conducting the feature event auction.

Pickles’ 100 per cent clearance rate speaks for their highly experienced team and they can’t wait to be back at it again in 2018.

Entries are now open for 2018. Contact the team at Pickles today discuss how they can assist with your asset remarketing needs.

They look forward to seeing you at the Diesel, Dirt & Turf Expo in April. Site 95.

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