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June 2020

Shipping & Logistics Marketplace FR8Star Announces Remarkable Growth & New Features for Shippers, Carriers, and Brokers

LINCOLN, Nebraska — July 6, 2020



FR8Star, a trusted online marketplace specializing in oversize heavy equipment hauling, announces 269% growth from September 2019 to June 2020. This increase is due in part to substantial new developments introduced on the FR8Star platform throughout that period....
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Sandhills Global’s Q2 Market Update Offers Actionable Insights for the Construction, Agriculture & Commercial Trucking Industries

LINCOLN, Nebraska — July 3, 2020



Sandhills Global announces its newest quarterly market data update, which includes forward-looking insights based on the company’s Sandhills Used Price Index, a principal gauge of the average estimated market values of used assets—both currently and over time—across the construction, agricultural, and commercial trucking industries....
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HiBid Surpasses $1B in Gross Merchandise Volume for the Year, with Nearly $45M in Assets Sold Through HiBid.com Last Week

OCALA, Florida — July 1, 2020



HiBid.com facilitated the sale of over $44.6 million (gross auction proceeds) in equipment and other auction goods in last week’s online-only and webcast auctions. For the year, HiBid.com also surpassed the $1 billion mark in overall gross merchandise volume....
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Rivers West Auction Co. Lands Outstanding Results for Calloway Northwest Retirement Sale on AuctionTime.com

LINCOLN, Nebraska — June 30, 2020



As retirement approached for Rex Calloway, a longtime potato grower in Washington state’s Northern Columbia Basin, he sought out the best return on the equipment that had served him very well over the years. Calloway, proprietor of Calloway Northwest, entrusted the liquidation of his assets to Rivers West Auction Company of Arlee, Montana, and AuctionTime.com....
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Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) Announces New Strategic Partnership with Sandhills Global

LINCOLN, Nebraska — June 30, 2020



The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP), the premier organization for equipment management professionals of off-road fleets, has devised a new three-year strategic framework, which includes strategic partnerships starting with Sandhills Global, the technology company behind leading industry brands such as MachineryTrader.com and FleetEvaluator.com....
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Household.HiBid.com: A Dedicated Site for Auctions Featuring Furniture, Housewares & Other Household Goods

OCALA, Florida — June 25, 2020



HiBid.com is a global auction platform offering sellers and buyers an easy way to list and bid on all kinds of assets. HiBid.com is home to hundreds of auctions per week featuring a wide range of goods, including sports memorabilia, toys, office and restaurant goods, fine jewelry, rare sports cars, and even real estate. Household.HiBid.com is one of multiple HiBid niche portals dedicated to buyers and sellers of specific types of items....
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Nearly $28M in Assets Sold Through HiBid.com Last Week; Coins, Office Supplies & More for Sale in Upcoming Auctions

OCALA, Florida — June 24, 2020



HiBid.com facilitated the sale of nearly $27.9 million (gross auction proceeds) in equipment and other auction goods in last week’s online-only and webcast auctions. In total, HiBid hosted 946 auctions from June 15th through the 21st. Throughout the week, an average of approximately 730,000 bidders per day took part, placing bids on over 310,800 lots....
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Sandhills Global’s Ag Industry Market Report: Late Model Combine Values Continuing Upward Trend Year-Over-Year

LINCOLN, Nebraska — June 18, 2020



According to data in a recent report from Sandhills Global, the used market for late model combines (those between one and three years old) shows a steady upward trend with year-over-year increases in both 2WD and 4WD combines. Coming out of the annual combine inventory peak during April and May, recent analysis shows that average YOY prices are up 5% for 4WD combines, for example....
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Coins.HiBid.com: HiBid’s Specialized Portal for Rare Coins, Bank Notes and Other Collectible Currency

OCALA, Florida — June 18, 2020



While HiBid.com features items from a wide range of categories, Coins.HiBid.com is one of multiple niche portals dedicated to buyers and sellers of specific types of assets....
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HiBid.com Reports Record Auction Total and Over $32M in Assets Sold Last Week; Coins, Restaurant Equipment & More for Sale in Current Auctions

OCALA, Florida — June 16, 2020



HiBid.com recorded an all-time high of 2,324 biddable auctions in a single day last week, with over 600,000 lots for sale on the site. In total for the week running from June 8th through the 14th, HiBid facilitated the sale of over $32.3 million (gross auction proceeds) in equipment and other auction goods....
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Sandhills Global Launches Aircraft.com, Valuable New Online Resource for Aircraft Information

LINCOLN, Nebraska — June 15, 2020



Sandhills Global announces the launch of Aircraft.com, a website featuring reliable information about a wide range of aircraft. Aircraft.com offers a wealth of information, with a database containing over 1.5 million photos and detailed information about more than 270,000 aircraft, including business jets, single- and twin-engine piston aircraft, light sport aircraft, and helicopters....
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Sandhills Global Launches PavingEquipment.com for Buyers & Sellers of Asphalt & Concrete Equipment

LINCOLN, Nebraska — June 12, 2020



Sandhills Global announces the launch of PavingEquipment.com, an online marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used asphalt and concrete equipment, including pavers, cold planers, material transfer vehicles, concrete and asphalt plants, and soil stabilizers and recyclers....
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Cars.HiBid.com Is HiBid's Auction Portal for Exotic Cars, Late Model Trucks & Other Vehicles

OCALA, Florida — June 12, 2020



The popularity of online vehicle auctions prompted the launch of Cars.HiBid.com, a specialized portal dedicated to vehicles for sale....
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Sandhills Global Launches TelematicsPlus: A Single Portal for All of Your Telematics Providers

LINCOLN, Nebraska — June 10, 2020



Sandhills Global announces the launch of TelematicsPlus, an online portal that empowers fleet managers, operators, and rental companies to view and manage mixed-fleet telematics data from one location—eliminating the need to visit multiple brand portals for telematics insights....
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Nearly $28M in Assets Sold Through HiBid.com Last Week; Power Tools, Furniture & More for Sale in Upcoming Auctions

OCALA, Florida — June 10, 2020



HiBid.com facilitated the sale of over $27.8 million (gross auction proceeds) in equipment and other auction goods in last week’s online-only and webcast auctions. In total, HiBid hosted 887 auctions from June 1st through the 7th. Throughout the week, an average of approximately 747,000 bidders per day took part, placing bids on over 311,000 lots. For the entire week, HiBid saw an average of approximately 1.24 million bids per day....
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Sandhills Global’s Market Data Reveals Hidden Value In Canadian Used Ag Equipment Market

LINCOLN, Nebraska — June 10, 2020



New data from Sandhills Global indicate that aging tractor inventory in the Canadian used equipment market is trending upward in value, creating opportunities for increasing revenues. Sandhills, the technology company behind MarketBook.ca, TractorHouse.com, MachineryTrader.com, TruckPaper.com, AuctionTime.com, and other industry-leading websites, monitors and analyzes market data worldwide across the agriculture, construction, and commercial trucking industries....
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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....
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Jewelry.HiBid.com Is HiBid's Go-To Source for Jewelry Auctions Worldwide

OCALA, Florida — June 4, 2020



In addition to the HiBid.com homepage, bidders can visit HiBid’s many specialized portals to find auction items that match their interests. Jewelry.HiBid.com is one of these portals, providing a centralized source for auctions featuring diamonds and other gemstones, antique and vintage jewelry, novelty and costume jewelry, watches, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, rings, and related items....
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HiBid.com Posts Record Sales Totals, with Over $30.4M Sold Last Week; Electronics, Rare Coins & More for Sale in Upcoming Auctions

OCALA, Florida — June 2, 2020



HiBid.com facilitated the sale of over $30.4 million (gross auction proceeds) in equipment and other auction goods in last week’s online-only and webcast auctions. In the process, HiBid notched a pair of records, with 233 single-day sales and nearly 650,000 lots posted to the site....
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HiBid.com Offers One-Stop Portal For Boat & Yacht Auctions

OCALA, Florida — May 28, 2020



HiBid.com, which hosted more than 31,000 auctions in 2019 alone with over 9 million lots and $1.09+ billion in gross auction proceeds, is the leading online auction platform for jewelry, collectibles, exotic cars, real estate, and a range of other valuable assets. To maximize exposure for especially popular auction categories, HiBid offers numerous specialized portals. Boats.HiBid.com is one such portal, offering a centralized source for auctions featuring boats, yachts, and related equipment....
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Bluebill Auction Defies Market, Nabs Over $2 Million For Massive Oilfield Equipment Package Using AuctionTime & Pre-AuctionTime

LINCOLN, Nebraska — May 27, 2020



Bluebill Auction Defies Market, Nabs Over $2 Million For Massive Oilfield Equipment Package Using AuctionTime & Pre-AuctionTime...
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HiBid.com Reports 1.37 Million Bids Per Day Last Week; Fine Jewelry, Coins, Collectibles, Knives, Furnishings & More for Sale in Upcoming Auctions

OCALA, Florida — May 27, 2020



HiBid.com facilitated the sale of over $27.6 million (gross auction proceeds) in equipment and other auction goods in last week’s online-only and webcast auctions, with a record of nearly 650,000 lots posted on the site. In total, HiBid hosted 827 auctions from May 18th through the 22nd....
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AuctionTime.com Helps Black Star ACA Overcome Logistical Challenges to Sell Huge Puerto Rico Consignment Package for Corteva Agriscience

LINCOLN, Nebraska — April 13, 2020



Despite logistical disruptions and extreme market volatility due to the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Chicago-based Black Star ACA, LLC sold a huge equipment package based in Puerto Rico in last week’s online-only auctions on AuctionTime.com....
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NebraskaBuyLocal.com Website Launched To Support Nebraska Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

LINCOLN, Nebraska — March 23, 2020



Sandhills Global, the Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA), and the Nebraska Retail Federation (NRF) jointly announced the launch of a website to support local Nebraska businesses during this time of uncertainty, NebraskaBuyLocal.com....
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AuctionTime & Kerkhoff Auction & Real Estate to Host Open House & Auction Event in Minnesota

LINCOLN, Nebraska — March 5, 2020



Sandhills Global, the tech company behind the online auction platform AuctionTime.com, will join Kerkhoff Auction & Real Estate in hosting an open house, auction event, and lunch on Wednesday, March 11th for customers and anyone else interested in auctioning equipment. The event will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST at the Kerkhoff Auction Center, located at 1500 East Bridge Street in Redwood Falls, Minnesota....
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