Government Surplus Auctions for Local Government in Minnesota

Our professional online government surplus auctions include police department vehicles and vehicle fleets, city surplus equipment, municipal supplies, and more. Our streamlined auction process makes selling municipal surplus fast and easy. Contact us for any questions regarding buying or selling surplus inventory in an online auction. Our government surplus auction experts are ready to help!

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Why Choose Surplus Liquidation Auctions?

Wider Audience

When you list your items for sale in an online auction facilitated by us, you’ll gain exposure to hundreds of thousands of registered bidders.

More Activity

More exposure means more bidding activity – and more bidding activity means higher sale prices for you!


We have over 20 years of experience in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area managing commercial industrial online auctions.

Fast & Easy

We make online auctions easy by handling the entire auction process from start to finish.

Online Auctions FAQ’s

How does an online liquidation auction work?

Online auctions are similar to local auctions. An item is photographed and has a description explaining it. Once you register and create an account you can bid on any items online. The bidding platform will keep updating with the highest bid until the final bid is made. The highest bidder will be notified on how to send payment along with shipping information or on how to pick up their goods.

What are the benefits of online auctions?

Convenience – you can buy or sell 24/7 from the comfort of your home. Inventory – large variety of items and instant feedback.

What types of online auctions do you facilitate?

We help liquidate assets owned by individuals, private businesses, lenders, cities, counties and more. Our online auctions typically include industrial auctions, commercial equipment, surplus supplies, trucks, individual vehicles, vehicle fleets, construction machinery and heavy equipment liquidation.

Why should I sell via online liquidation auction?

When you have a substantial surplus inventory or large assets, it can be a challenge to liquidate everything in a timely manner. Our online asset auction process is streamlined to sell assets fast. We work to attract a wide audience looking to bid on the exact assets being auctioned.

What can I expect my items to sell for?

Check out our Past Auctions to view detailed bid information on all auctioned assets.

How do I bid in an online auction?

Register as a user to receive your bidder number. Once you receive that, you can start to bid online. Make sure to read all the terms involved and keep track of the other buyers’ bids.

Where can I register to bid?

Click Here to register online through K-Bid.

When is the best time to bid on an online auction item?

If you really want a particular item, put in your maximum bid and let the object find the level. If it goes beyond your bid, you can assume the market value is high and on the next bid you can raise your price expectations. It’s best to understand the demand of the item and place an educated bid.

Why should I choose Surplus Liquidation Auctions to facilitate my online auction?

Selling is made simple with our streamlined process. We come to your location to carry out all necessary cataloging and photography. The assets are then listed and sold via online auction.

Why would I as a buyer look at online auctions for equipment or vehicles?

If you’re looking to buy online or looking for a better deal, we’re here to help! We’ve been in the business for over 20 years and offer a huge assortment of items in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area that you can bid on instantly.

How does working with Surplus Liquidation Auctions help sellers and buyers?

Our efficient and effective online auction process is designed to connect buyers and sellers for the most beneficial results possible. We feature longer bidding times in order for our online liquidation auctions to be more accessible to buyers.

Do businesses and individuals actually use online auctions to buy and sell equipment and vehicles? How popular are online auctions?

Both businesses and individuals are engaging in online purchases now more than ever. Our growing audience and expanding reach as a business means more exposure for your assets.

How do I get a consultation with Surplus Liquidation Auctions?

If you’re looking to auction your used items online and make some cash, you’ve come to the right place! Call us at 612-432-1321 for a free consultation. Once the details have been discussed we can schedule your auction and convert your assets to cash. You may also contact us via email or contact form available on our Contact Page.

What kind of items do you sell in your online auctions?

We sell everything from construction equipment to cars and trucks, machinery, commercial vehicle fleets, government surplus and vehicles, estate items and much more. Please give us a call or fill out our contact form for questions about any items you may wish to sell in an online auction.

What kinds of property or equipment are sold in government surplus auctions?

There are not many limits to what we sell in our government and municipal auctions. We sell surplus police property, municipal vehicles, truck fleets, equipment and more. Visit our Past and Current Auctions pages to check out some of the items we sell.

How should a city or state department get in contact to begin setting up public surplus auctions?

Visit out Contact Page to get all of our contact info. We can begin the auction process through email or over the phone! Simply fill out our Contact Form or give us a call to speak directly with a professional.

About Surplus Liquidation Auctions

We have managed online asset liquidation auctions in Minnesota for over 20 years. As a trusted independent K-Bid affiliate, our goal is to do the most for our clients. We make sure all asset cataloguing and product listing is completed for maximum exposure to interested buyers. Our online auction process ensures a fair auction for both buyers and sellers. For any questions about how we can help you sell your assets, please contact us. We are ready to help!

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