EquipmentWatch INDEX: May 2014

July 18, 2014

The May EquipmentWatch INDEX includes a quick snapshot of price, volume and age trends observed during April 2014. The INDEX is a free monthly resource for critical thinkers in the construction equipment industry to make better informed heavy equipment decisions around price, market share and equipment age metrics. The INDEX is compiled by our analysts and fueled by more than 500,000 data points from our Green Guide and Last Bid Online.

Over the past month, here are a few highlights of what we've observed:

  • Nationwide prices and volume increased 0.1% and 9.8%, respectively
  • Prices rose substantially in the West—up 4.8% compared to March
  • Volume increased dramatically across the board, led by the Southwest—up 16.5% compared to March

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