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Infrastructure Project Surplus Equipment Available At Pickles Auctions

Pickles Auctions offers prime movers, trailers, forklifts, telehandlers, and light commercial vehicles for auction. The company outlines the conditions of buying heavy-duty equipment from the lots, as there are some differences from ordinary vehicle sales.

[Victoria, 5/12/2014] - Pickles Auctions, Australia’s largest auction group, offers prime movers, trailers, forklifts, telehandlers, and light commercial vehicles for auction. The company outlines the conditions of buying heavy-duty equipment from the lots, as there are some differences from ordinary vehicle sales.

Safety and Use

Due to the nature of the vehicles put up for auction, the auctioneers want to remind prospective buyers  that the responsibility for ensuring any equipment is brought to safety standard lies with the eventual user. The company wants it buyers to stay safe and comply with any Act or Regulation that may apply to their purchase before use.

Inspections and Appointments

The registration process for infrastructure equipment is similar to the company’s other auctions with the exemption for inspections. Because of the size of the vehicles on offer, Pickles Auctions has made inspections available on a per appointment basis.

Pickles Auctions also reminds prospective buyers that the reference of condition in the catalogues are supplied by the vendors. The company encourages prospective buyers to add information onany perceptions they may have gathered from their own inspections.

Delivery and Storage

Pickles Auctions will deliver successful purchases to their new owners after the entire auction reaches completion (subject to payment conditions). New owners are responsible for taking their purchases off the lot and have an allotted number of days to do so. Pickles Auctions offers vehicle storage for $100 per day after the deadline for owners who need time to arrange transport or private storage.

Bids and Deposits

Pickles Auction allows absentee bidding ifprospective buyers cannot attendthe auction in person.The company only requires that the bids are made in writing and is accompanied by a bank cheque with 10% of the maximum bid price, payable to ‘Pickles Auction Trust Account’. The requirement complies with the 10% deposit made by all bidders.

About Pickles Auctions

Pickles was established in 1954 and is Australia's largest auction group. The company has 22 branches across the country, including every capital city. The vast majority of their products are offered online through Pickles Live, and more than 30% aresold to online buyers. Theirmajor clients include the Australian Government, state governments, local councils, fleet and lease companies, insurance companies, financial institutions, banks and not-for-profit organisations.

For more information about their services, visit www.pickles.com.au.