Westfield Purchaser, Tammy Tefft said, "Municibid’s huge marketing strategy and social media presence ensures that bidders from all parts of the country are aware of our surplus store and the unique items we have for sale.”
Westfield, MA (PRWEB) April 02, 2013
The City of Westfield, MA has been using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell its governement surplus items, such as used emergency vehicles, heavy equipment, and various electronics, with outstanding results. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Westfield is conducting a plethora of auctions ending on various dates over the next few weeks, with a goal to garnish thousands of non-tax dollars to be put back into its budget.
The City of Westfield is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the items. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with over 800 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system. Westfield auctions its government surplus online because the website has an established nationwide reach growing every day. Auctions on Municibid result in competitive bidding and fair prices for government surplus items.
Westfield Purchaser, Tammy Tefft said, “We’ve been using Municibid to sell our surplus items with great success over the past 2 years. It’s very efficient and reaches more potential buyers than holding onsite auctions or private sales. Municibid’s huge marketing strategy and social media presence ensures that bidders from all parts of the country are aware of our surplus store and the unique items we have for sale.”
Municibid Founder and CEO, Greg Berry said, “Taxpayer demand and tightened budgets require government agencies to look for new ways of increasing non-tax revenue. Municibid is an easy way to achieve this and at no cost to the agency.” Berry added, “Auction items will reach a much broader, national audience of competing bidders, leading to better net results.”
The City of Westfield has recently auctioned surplus vehicles such as vans and cars, as well as heavy equipment and electronics. Bidding for several video cameras, camcorders, and a forklift ends on April 5th. Bidding for a pavement roller and other items ends on April 10th.
This City of Westfield, MA Surplus Store can be found online here:
Municibid.com is an online government auctions platform serving over 800 state and local government agencies across the US from cities like Philadelphia, Boston and Baton Rouge, to small towns, authorities, school districts and universities. Municibid is designed for government agencies to more effectively sell surplus, forfeitures and other no longer needed items to the public via a convenient and easy-to-use website. Municibid proactively markets items nationwide via social media and traditional avenues at no cost to the selling agency.