The township is auctioning the surplus Mercedes Unimog online because Municibid.com has an established nationwide reach growing every day.
Riverdale, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013
In an online auction that started on May 6th and ends on June 14th, The Borough of Riverdale, NJ is selling a 2004 Mercedes Unimog for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site designed for municipalities, Riverdale is conducting a 6-week auction of its surplus multi-purpose, 4-wheel drive, medium-duty truck. The agency is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
The Borough of Riverdale is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the items. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with 1,000 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system. The township is auctioning the surplus Mercedes Unimog 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.”
Riverdale’s online auction of the truck ends on June 14th. The machine is a Unimog 405.210 with a 6 Liter Diesel Mercedes engine, automatic and manual 8 speed transmission. The vehicle was maintained every 3000 miles. It has an AM/FM CD aftermarket radio, remote mirrors, air conditioner, power steering and seats. It includes a 11' 6" plow, salter and liquid tanks for brine or calcium chloride. It is reported to be in excellent condition.
The Borough of Riverdale surplus auction 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.