VMSC Landsdale is auctioning the surplus heavy rescue vehicle online because Municibid has an established nationwide reach growing every day. Auctions on Municibid result in competitive bidding and fair prices for government surplus items.
Landsdale, PA (PRWEB) April 24, 2013
In an online auction that started on April 4th and ends on May 2nd, The Volunteer Medical Services Corps of Landsdale, PA is selling a 1984 E-One Heavy Rescue vehicle for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, the VMSC of Landsdale is conducting a month-long auction of its surplus emergency rescue truck, which comes with detailed service records and manuals. The agency is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
The Volunteer Medical Services Corps of Landsdale is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the item. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with over 800 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system. VMSC Landsdale is auctioning the surplus heavy rescue vehicle 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.”
VMSC Landsdale’s online auction of the truck ends on May 2nd. The vehicle is described as a 1984 E-One Heavy Rescue with a Detroit 8V92TA diesel engine operating at 450 horsepower. It has an Allison automatic transmission and 18,648 original miles with 3,119 hours. Detailed service records and manuals are included, and the truck is available for viewing before bidding closes.
This surplus auction 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.