Boston’s online auction of their government surplus items ends on June 12th. Included in the auction are trucks, cars, vans, and other work equipment. The 1999 International 4900G Dump Truck is already getting an impressive amount of page hits and bids.
Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013
In an online auction that started on May 29th and ends on June 12th, the City of Boston, MA is selling a 1999 International 4900G Dump Truck, a 1991 Chevrolet Kodiak, a 1999 International 4900G truck with plow, and other surplus medium-duty vehicles, cars, and vans for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Boston is conducting a 2-week auction of its surplus items. The municipality is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
The City of Boston is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the items. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with over 1,000 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system. The city is auctioning the surplus items 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.
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.”
Boston’s online auction of their government surplus items ends on June 12th. Included in the auction are trucks, cars, vans, and other work equipment. The 1999 International 4900G Dump Truck is already getting an impressive amount of page hits and bids. It is being auctioned as scrap.
The City of Boston Surplus Store can be found online here:
Municibid.com is an online government auctions platform serving 1,000 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.