Armor & Mobility

FEB 2017

Military magazines in the United States and Canada, covering Armor and Mobility, focuses on tactical vehicles, C4ISR, Special Operations Forces, latest soldier equipment, shelters, and key DoD programs

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was not a suitable option so a new marketplace was created and GovPlanet became the marketplace for government surplus equipment. A 100% on-line marketplace was created which has provided significantly higher returns to the DLA and its military services customers. How was this possible and what are the benefits of on-line sales? There are several factors to consider. GovPlanet's marketplace connects to a registered global buyer base of over 1.6M users every week. Its business model delivers more efficient and cost effective solutions for sellers and buyers. Each weekly auction is supported by targeting marketing programs, promoting items around the world. A dedicated sales team interacts with buyers on a daily basis helping them buy the equipment that they need. Each piece of equipment is inspected by GovPlanet inspectors and the accuracy of the inspection report is guaranteed to the buyers, creating confidence that the equipment will be as advertised. Through on-line auction formats the items can sell where they sit without having to move them to a physical sale and the buyers can buy from wherever they are, including using mobile devices. Moving Forward As we proceed over the next year, we expect to expand our capabilities to support the DLA globally and to leverage our technology and on-line model to support other Federal Agencies as well as State and Local governments. Technology is part of our everyday life and we are harnessing that power to support the DLA and government entities to reach more buyers and receive a higher return on their assets. Equipment featured are a representation of items available at GovPlanet ® and are subject to change AUCTIONS EVERY WEDNESDAY The Best Place to Buy Government Equipment. Preview items at GovPlanet.com | 866-783-8277 Download IronPlanet's Mobile App NO DEMIL NEEDED SF97-1 FORMS AVAILABLE ON HUMVEES 1989 Freightliner FLU419 Small Emplacement Excavator 1992 AM General M998 Humvee HMMWV Case MC1150E Crawler Tractor 2000 Fermont MEP-804A 15kW Generator HUMVEES | MILITARY TRUCKS & TRAILERS | TRACTORS | DUMP TRUCKS FORKLIFTS & MORE 1986 AM General M998 HMMWV at DLA installation in Massachusetts. (Photo by GovPlanet) INDUSTRY PARTNER REVIEW www.tacticaldefensemedia.com Armor & Mobility | February 2017 | 11

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