EquipmentWatch Quarterly Report: Q1 2015

Aug. 18, 2015

The new Q1 2015 Quarterly Reports are in, which track trending in the heavy equipment auction and resale markets from January 1 to March 31, 2015.

Targeted to auctioneers, original equipment manufacturers, statisticians, equipment analysts and economists, the Q1 2015 Heavy Equipment Auction and Resale Market Trending Reports are part of the Quarterly Report Series of verified industry intelligence studies designed to establish more robust benchmarks for heavy equipment marketplaces.

What did we see in Q1 2015?

In the Auction (Public) Market:

  • Year over year, auction volume rose 18% in the Southeast.
  • Caterpillar and Deere lost market share to lift truck manufacturer Genie, which exhibited a 26% increase in volume.
  • Average prices for Deere wheel loaders, hydraulic excavators, and skid steer loaders increased in Q1 2015.

In the Resale (Private) Market:

  • The Resale Market saw its highest price in January then fell 7.7% in March.
  • Deere held the highest percent of the private resale market at 27%.
  • Caterpillar maintained its price premium for Crawler Mounted Hydraulic Excavators in the private resale market throughout Q1 2015.

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