State of Tennessee: Weekly Surplus, Vehicles & Equipment
Weekly offering of surplus, vehicles and equipment from the Tennessee Department of General Services. This government surplus event includes dump truck, pickup trucks, sedans and more.
Please CLICK HERE to be redirected to the transportation and vehicle auction on EquipmentOne.
Please CLICK HERE to be redirected to the surplus auction on EquipmentOne.
NOTE! State of Tennessee surplus auctions now run for ONE week and close EVERY Tuesday.
Removal deadline is 10 days from the invoice date. Any items not funded and removed within 10 days will be defaulted and resold in the next sale. The 10 day deadline will be STRICTLY ENFORCED.
First Lot Scheduled to Close: Mar 21, 2017 10:00 AM CT
ALL BUYERS AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS IN THIS ONLINE SALE DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THEY HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND THAT THEY AGREE TO BE BOUND THEREBY.
According to T.C.A. 12-2-412, “It is hereby declared unlawful for any state official or employee to purchase from the state except by placing offer at public audit or by Internet sale, using a personal computer on personal time, any surplus property during the tenure of such person’s office or employment, or for six (6) months thereafter.
You (the Buyer) must be registered and in good standing with the online sale vendor and with the State of Tennessee.
IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY STATE, CITY OR COUNTY OFFICER, EMPLOYEE OR HIS/HER AGENT DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY INVOLVED IN THE CONFISCATION OF SUCH PROPERTY TO BUY OR OFFER TO BUY ANY OF THE SEIZED OR CONFISCATED PROPERTY TO BE SOLD HEREUNDER. TCA 12-2-208B
ALL property offered for sale is AS-IS and WHERE-IS with no warranty or guarantee OF ANY TYPE. NO SALE WILL BE SET ASIDE BECAUSE OF ANY ERRORS IN THE DESCRIPTION. Inspection of the property before placing offer is strongly encouraged. Property Utilization is only the agent for the disposal of items that are surplus to State requirements. Division personnel do not inspect or operate any of the property offered for auction. Releasing agencies are responsible for reporting known defects in their property to Property Utilization. If defects have been reported to Property Utilization, this information will be included in the description provided in the auction listing. VERBAL ASSURANCES AS TO QUALITY OR CONDITION SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AND WILL NOT BE BINDING UPON THE STATE OF TENNESSEE.
CONFISCATED and/or SEIZED property will be identified as such. If the property requires licensing or registration, please be aware that the ONLY documentation that can be provided is a copy of the court order awarding custody to the State of Tennessee and a bill of sale. TITLES FOR CONFISCATED VEHICLES ARE NOT AVAILABLE. If your place of residence requires further documentation it is YOUR responsibility to acquire the necessary information.
VEHICLE-SPECIFIC INFORMATION: TITLES will be filled out in the name of the purchaser unless otherwise directed. ALL titles will be endorsed – no open titles will be issued. No temporary tags (“drive-out tags”) can be issued. TITLES FOR CONFISCATED VEHICLES ARE NOT AVAILABLE.
*Buyer has ten business days from date of pickup to register a vehicle in their name. If registration does not occur within the allotted ten business days, Buyers account will be considered in default and suspended from bidding until resolved.
Payment for property awarded must be PAID FOR IN FULL TO THE CONTRACT VENDOR AND REMOVED WITHIN TEN (10) STATE BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE DATE OF ELECTRONIC AWARD, UNLESS AN EXTENSION IS GRANTED BY THE PROPERTY CUSTODIAN. Failure of the Buyer to submit payment or failure to remove all items WILL result in the Buyer being blocked with no notification.
SUCCESSFUL BUYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOADING AND REMOVAL OF ANY AND ALL PROPERTY AWARDED TO THEM FROM THE EXACT PLACE WHERE THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED. The purchaser will lose all right, title and interest to the property if it is not removed by the REMOVAL DATE as established by the State of Tennessee. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS GRANTED IF THE PROPERTY IS NOT PICKED UP IN A TIMELY MANNER. The successful Buyer will be responsible for any damages to the premises of the State of Tennessee resulting from removal of the property. The State of Tennessee will not be responsible for packaging or preparation of property for shipment. THE PURCHASER WILL NOT PARTIALLY REMOVE LOTS.
The Commissioner of the Department of General Services reserves the right to reject any and/or all offers considered as not in the best interest of the State of Tennessee. The Commissioner also reserves the right to withdraw an item at any time – including during the sale process.
All items are being sold AS-IS. Any notes or descriptions are for information only. You need to make your own decisions based on your own observations. Items often sell at very reasonable prices but sometimes need minor to major mechanical and/or cosmetic work. If you are wanting to have a high level of confidence you MUST inspect for yourself and make decisions based on this inspection. We strongly urge you to inspect on the pre-assigned inspection dates that will be posted on our website. There will be no adjustments to the final price should you find any problems with the item after the sale closes.