Internet actually provides a benefit to the buying and selling of used construction machinery or they are expectations of portals B2B (business to business) too high?For years, the number of Internet users worldwide is growing, which creates the basis for a true global exchange of information, also in the machinery construction and public works sector. Only in Europe, approximately 47.7% of households already have a connection to the Internet, this percentage being quite more high in the case of companies.In North America, this number is increased even at more than 70% of households and in the Middle the percentage of Internet users already amounts to 21.3%. These are perfect conditions, to take them to a market so specific as used machines of works public. Contrary to the sale of new equipment that is limited by regional agreements between factories and dealers, the business of used machinery is one suitable for export sectors. The only problem is establishing contact with companies in other countries, with another language and culture and achieve mutual trust to be able to engage in business relationships. There is a buyer for all kinds of products, all you need to do is find it. This obstacle were born Internet portals specialized in used machinery and commercial vehicles of occasion.
Used machinery is not necessarily a product type and predestined for online sales, such as a CD of music that does not have to see or touch before your purchase. To get to make purchase transactions of machinery used via the Internet in the future, still need several current problems to build confidence among international dealers and give security and minimize risks for both parties. Such guarantees could create for the buyer (for example what you see is what you will get), support the sale with videos of the machine in the field of testing among others. Currently, this sector is limited yet to Exchange detailed information of the machines used over the Internet in online portals as MinuteMachine.com without doubt, used machinery portals are the first step toward new global trade relations and apart stimulate and facilitate export of machines and pre-owned – also in countries that do not traditionally exported many teams let suppose that they create a high benefit to sellers. Specified portals are an excellent tool, also because most of its audience are other companies in the construction and mining sector, by what already exists an important filter for the target audience. Unfortunately, there are no precise figures on the sales achieved through Internet portals, but the growing acceptance of these portals as a tool of business seller’s failure to add that measurable figures on the impact of the Internet on the sale of used machines, can be seen in the increase in turnover of some American companies that offer used machinery online auction. The Internet is and will be in the future a solution for increasing non-standard figures of sale and export of products such as machinery. Original author and source of the article.