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Iowa Department of Transportation Conducts Online Sale of Vehicles and Equipment on GovDeals

AMES, Iowa, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The state of Iowa’s Department of Transportation, is currently conducting a large sale of surplus assets to the public on GovDeals. A longtime seller on the platform, Iowa’s DOT surplus auctions feature nearly 60 surplus assets across multiple categories, including heavy equipment, tractors, heavy trucks, compressors, and more.

GovDeals is a leading online auction marketplace for government agencies and educational institutions and plays a vital role in powering the Circular Economy by selling valuable surplus, seized or confiscated items online to more than 1 million qualified, registered buyers. GovDeals supports its seller’s sustainability goals by helping them extend the life of their assets, with a focus on zero waste through reuse and recycling.

Interested buyers have until May 10th to bid on these auctions, some highlights from this sale include:

In order to bid on these auctions, future buyers must first create an account and complete the free and easy bidder registration form. New bidder registration can be completed at

About GovDeals and Liquidity Services, Inc.
GovDeals is a marketplace of Liquidity Services. Liquidity Services (NASDAQ: LQDT) operates the world’s largest B2B e-commerce marketplace platform for surplus assets with over $8.5 Billion of completed transactions, more than 3.8 million registered buyers and 15,000 corporate and government sellers. We support clients’ sustainability efforts by helping them extend the life of assets, prevent unnecessary waste and carbon emissions, and defer products from landfills. Through our vital mission of Building a Better Future For Surplus we’ve played an integral role in many of our clients’ zero-waste initiatives and worked with corporations, federal and municipal government agencies to pioneer some of the largest green initiatives to date, deferring billions of pounds of surplus assets from landfills.

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Angela Jones
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Todd Cogdill
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