With exceptional consignments of first class specialist heavy construction inventory selling well at the latest sale on 30th October, consignors are committing to sell with Yoder & Frey for the highlight of the auction calendar, the now famous Kissimmee Winter Auction in 12th to 15th February 2020.
Yoder & Frey, leading auctioneers of heavy construction and agricultural equipment in the USA and the founders of the now famous Kissimmee Winter Auction, experienced increased consignor, bidder and buyer action at the most recent sale at Kissimmee on 30th October. With excellent consignments of new and late years machinery, consignors are clearly confident that Yoder & Frey are the auctioneers to go with for the upcomimng Florida sale in February 2020.
The hammer total for this one-day sale on the 30th October 2019 was $6.4 million compared to $3.6 million for the same sale the same month the previous year, showing an increase in the number of lots and the average values of each lot. With over 650 pieces of going over the ramp the quality and age of equipment was exceptional.
Online bidding was brisk with over 50% of all bids being placed via the internet, and the number of new first-time bidders registering with Yoder & Frey for this sale was up 250% over the same time last year, showing again that the quality of kit for sale was tempting buyers. The biggest buying market was from the USA with Florida providing most of the interest. The UK, Canada, the Caribbean were responsible for the balance of the successful bidding.
Notable Lots included:
$36,000.00 2014 CAT CT660S Day Cab Tandem Axle Road Tractor, Caterpillar Engine, Eaton Fuller 10Spd Transmission, Air Suspension, Wet Line Kit
$95,000 2005 Freightliner COLUMBIA Tandem Axle Conventional Sleeper, Detroit 60 Series, c/w 10 Speed Manual, Double Bunk Beds (923,523 Miles)
$45,000 2004 Peterbilt 357 Factory Dump Truck, C13 Cat, Eaton Fuller 8LL, 46K Rear, 20K Front c/w A/C, Full Lockers, Pintle Hitch, 15 1/2′ Ox Body, Electric Tarp, Air Gate 4
$40,000 2013 CAT CT660L Day Cab, Tri Axle Truck Tractor, Cat CT15 Engine, 500hp, Eaton Fuller 13Spd Transmission, Double Frame, 16,000lb Front Axle, 46,000lb Rear Axle, Air Lift Axle, Wet line Kit (299,303 Miles
$50,000 2016 JLG 3614RS Turbo Powershift Telehandler, EROPS c/w Joystick Controls, Sway, Bucket & Forks (353 Hours)
$79,000 2015 John Deere 544K Wheeled Loader, EROPS c/w Bridgestone Radial 20.5R25, Hydraulic Q/C, A/C, GP Bucket [Warranty Until 05/13/2021] (2,800 Hours)
$89,000 2015 John Deere 624K Wheeled Loader, EROPS c/w Michelin Radial 20.5R27, Hydraulic Q/C, GP Bucket [Warranty Until 09/25/2020] (2,483 Hours)
$49,000 2013 Komatsu PC210LC Excavator, 800mm Pads, C/V, Piped, c/w Reverse Camera, A/C (4,516 Hours)
$89,000 2018 CAT 313FLGC Excavator, Piped c/w Reverse Camera, A/C, Bucket (6 Hours)
Following the merger in 2017 of Yoder & Frey with Euro Auctions, the leading auctioneers in Europe, Yoder & Frey has access to a global market place and as a result online bidding has increased dramatically in the past 12 months. Now, with over 50% of all bids placed coming from the internet, with a robust online platform and with an international marketing reach, consignors’ equipment is presented to buyers in over 95 countries.
“We are seeing an increase in the quality, quantity and diversity of equipment being consigned to our auctions” explained Peter Clarke, Founder & CEO of Yoder & Frey, “This is attracting new consignors, increasing bidder turnout, resulting in our auctions achieving record hammers. Over recent months we’ve invested heavily in the sales team, with new joiners, Trent Shaftner covering Kentucky, Chris Deason covering Texas, and Emilio Machado who focuses on the Florida area. All these guys are industry ‘heavy hitters’, all with ‘black books’ of contacts, which resulted in this recent Florida sale attracting so many new consignors and such excellent, high quality machinery and equipment.”
Yoder & Frey have made significant leaps forward across all aspects of the business, with new operational and marketing initiatives implemented and the new free to use ‘tried-and-tested’ Euro Auctions internet solution immediately providing Yoder & Frey buyers with a robust and secure online sales platform enabling them to confidently bid on items with the knowledge that the quality and reliability of equipment is of a high standard.
The Yoder & Frey schedule for Kissimmee Winter Auction sale is yet unknown, however it is planned that a ‘three ring’ system will be implemented with a ‘live ramp’ style auction. All buyers can personally inspect any of the pieces of equipment catalogued they are interested in either immediately prior to or during the event.
Register for upcoming auctions
The Kissimmee Winter Sale 2020 takes place in Florida from February 12th to 15th 2020 and bidders can still pre‑register for this auction via the Yoder & Frey website (www.yoderandfrey.com) . Alternatively they can contact Yoder & Frey by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 001 419.865.3990.