Appraisals of equipment and trucks assist our private and public sector clients in making informed business decisions around a range of different requirements including, but not limited to:

  • Financing
  • Purchase / Sale
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax
  • M&A
  • DOT Bonding
  • Insurance
  • Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Divorce
Depending upon the purpose of an appraisal and the needs of a client, our appraisal will address the following premises of value:
  • Fair Market Value
  • Orderly Liquidation Value
  • Forced Liquidation Value

Our experienced appraisers develop professional, reliable, and comprehensive construction equipment appraisals based on IronPlanet’s real-time perspective on construction equipment values, including access to IronPlanet’s proprietary database of used construction equipment sales containing the details of tens of thousands of equipment transactions since 1999. IronPlanet has completed formal appraisal assignments on more than 25,000 construction equipment units in the past 24 months. Clients include financial institutions, re-marketing organizations, construction and contracting companies, large multi-national corporations, equipment rental companies, farming and mining companies, and equipment dealers.

Members of our appraisal services team are certified by industry-recognized professional organizations, and our appraisals comply with the ethics, standards, and regulations set forth by the Appraisal Foundation in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).

If you have an appraisal requirement or desire additional information regarding GovPlanet's appraisal services, please send an email to