Government Fleet Top News

City of Bowling Green Profits From Online Auction Service

April 29, 2005

BOWLING GREEN, KY – The city of Bowling Green, Ky., has received about $22,000 more in the last year selling its used equipment on than it would have gotten by auctioning the items locally, according to Bowling Green Daily News.Bowling Green is one of 450 city, county, and state governments using the online auction service, said John Lewis, city vehicle fleet manager. Bowling Green has sold surplus equipment at regular public auctions, and is now moving many of the larger, more expensive items to the Internet. The city has sold items for more than $83,000 on, Lewis said.City employees can post information on an item on the company's site, set a starting price, and a time limit, according to Tom Clark, vice president of client services for

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.


Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Recent Topics

Has anyone played with the idea of leasing vehicles' vs. purchasing. And are there any benefits to it. I know Enterprise offers a...

View Topic

Do you insure your technicians personal tools? Do you have any policies in regards to technicians keeping a personal inventory of their...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1055 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

Terminology used in Australia and New Zealand to describe a closed-end lease where the lessor is also responsible for the cost of maintenance and registration.

Read more