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Pickles Opens Dedicated Auction Facility In Newcastle

Pickles opens the largest dedicated industrial auction facility in New South Wales’ north coast and Hunter Valley region.

Pickles, Australia’s leading asset remarketing company, has recently opened a new site in Newcastle. Covering 20,000sqm, it will be the largest dedicated industrial auction facility in New South Wales’ north coast and Hunter Valley region.

Assets typically include ex-government and ex-lease trucks, trailers, agricultural equipment, earthmoving plant, light industrial equipment and caravans with hundreds of assets available every month.

The new premise is ideal to facilitate their monthly Truck, Machinery and Earthmoving Plant auctions, Heavy Motor Salvage, Recreational Auctions and fixed-price sales. It is conveniently located on the Pacific Highway, allowing easy access for customers, deliveries, unloading, pickups and has ample off street parking.

As Pickles continues to build trusted marketplaces both physically and digitally, their commitment to the best auction and fixed priced facilities remains the cornerstone of their success. Pickles’ investment in this facility will provide customers with a superior buying experience while ensuring vendors assets are presented in the best possible environment.

Asset List Continues To Grow

With 22 branches across 27 sites Australia-wide and an ever-increasing inventory list, Pickles is experiencing continued growth in all its dealings.

And, while their footprint grows so too does their client list with a number of high profile auctions rounding out 2018 including Aurizon, Hanchard Cranes and a Multi-Million Dollar Civil and Quarry Equipment Auction, all alongside the monthly industrial auctions.

On behalf of multiple vendors, Pickles conducted a Multi-Million Dollar Civil and Quarry Equipment Auction in late 2018 comprising hundreds of assets including crushers, screens, stackers, dozers, loaders, compactors, dump trucks, excavators and more.

With a strong understanding of the market and how to best dispose of the assets, Pickles held an onsite auction which was streamed live to capture a greater audience, and also best highlighted the assets in action as well as saving the vendor from moving. Digital advertisements were used to drive awareness and engagement. Emails were utilised and targeted to those who had expressed an interest in the asset types as well as a series of laser-targeted Facebook campaigns both promoting the auctions and highlighting unique assets.

The auction was a huge success with over 88% of assets sold on the day.

About Pickles

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.

They credit their success on offering personalised remarketing strategies, drawing on their deep knowledge of industry trends, potential buyers and current market conditions.

Pickles sells 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.

They 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.

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 PicklesLIVE (simulcast)
  • Tenders, expressions of interest and private treaty sales
  • Online auctions
  • 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.

Despite experiencing continued growth, Pickles’ mission remains steadfast: to create trusted marketplaces where everybody wins, unlocking value for vendors and providing a superior purchasing experience for buyers. So whether you’re looking to get the most out of selling your fleet, need specialised valuation advice or you’re looking to snap up a bargain, get in touch with Pickles.

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