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June 2020

Sandhills Global’s Latest Market Data Provide Actionable Insights for the Construction, Agriculture & Commercial Trucking Industries

LINCOLN, Nebraska — June 5, 2020



With billions of dollars in used equipment, trucks, and trailers sold annually across its retail, auction, and wholesale platforms, Sandhills Global is in an ideal position to monitor and analyze trends across multiple industries worldwide. The used inventory on MachineryTrader.com, TruckPaper.com, TractorHouse.com, AuctionTime.com, and Sandhills’ other industry-leading websites and trade publications provide an enormous share of the data Sandhills tracks for its analysis and reporting.


Along with data from its numerous platforms, Sandhills examines the broad market forces behind high-level inventory and average price trends within each industry, focusing on specific criteria such as inventory age, specification, and usage groups. Sandhills delivers these insights in the form of industry market reports, which customers use to make critical acquisition, liquidation, and related business decisions.


As illustrated in the accompanying set of charts:

  • In the U.S. commercial trucking market, there has been a 10-month decline in year-over-year used sleeper truck prices, with inventory averaging +30% over the past 12 months.
  • Recent analysis within the construction industry shows an upward trend in the U.S. used excavator market, with overall prices showing a steady YOY increase as a result of newer equipment entering the used market.
  • In the U.S. ag market, an upward trend in new tractor production during 2013 and 2014 is driving the age of used equipment moving through the market.


For more information, or to receive detailed analysis from Sandhills Global, contact us at [email protected].