Detroit Public Schools to hold auction of surplus/obsolete vehicles and equipment

In an effort to sell surplus and/or obsolete assets, Detroit Public Schools will conduct an online auction through of items, including multiple dump trucks, backhoes, bucket trucks and a wood chipper.  The auction provides prospective buyers an opportunity to bid on gently-used equipment, while seeking to minimize handling and warehousing costs for DPS, as well as providing the district with proceeds from the sale of the contents.

Since 2012, Kalamazoo-headquartered has conducted “turn-key” online auctions for DPS with auction proceeds nearing $500,000 for the district.

Pre-Auction Inspection

Wednesday, February 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
5200 Riopelle, Detroit, MI   

Online Auction

Thursday, February 19 from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Online at

Post-Auction Pickup (high bidders are to make payment and pick up items)

Friday, February 20 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
5200 Riopelle, Detroit, MI

All items can be viewed and bid online by visiting  Individuals who wish to participate but do not have computer access may contact at (866) 260-1611 for more information.

About has specialized in helping school districts, municipalities, corporations, court officers, the general public and others recapture the maximum return on surplus and/or obsolete assets through “turn-key” online auction methods. has also recently opened a new location in Dearborn to serve Metro Detroit located at 13250 Rotunda Drive. has obtained buyers and sellers from all 50 states and from over 160 Countries.  Weekly auctions include consignment items, business liquidations, real estate, and more.  Go to for more information.

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