Category Archives: Business Tips

When you’re auctioning large equipment such as construction equipment or trucks, making a profitable return on the sale is of great importance. Finding trusted professionals who know the value of your products is key, but also a challenge. Fortunately, at Dakil Auctioneers, we host large equipment auctions frequently and strive to help the seller receive […]

Participating in an auction can be beneficial for you or your business, but the preparation can be daunting. When can you know if it’s the right time to take your items to auction? How do you prep your items for auction? What types of auctions should you attend beforehand? These are just a few of […]

Business owners incur plenty of costs. From employee salaries to rent to equipment — the list goes on and on. One thing businesses might not think about is the depreciation of their equipment. Do the old computers your employees use cost your business unnecessary money? Should you have sold that construction tractor three years ago […]

Two of the main forms of liquidation auctions held at Dakil Auctioneers, Inc. are for restaurants and businesses. We recently covered what home chefs and restaurateurs should know before attending a restaurant liquidation auction, so as a follow up to that, we will discuss what buyers and sellers should know when going to a business […]

No matter what you have to sell at auction, you’ll generate the most interest – and potentially a higher selling price – by taking the time to prepare and organize your items. From giving your pieces a thorough cleaning to providing as much information about big ticket items as possible, these ideas will help you […]

When starting a new business or running an existing one you have many decisions. Should you buy new equipment or used? What are the pros and cons?

  “… The back of the paper for notices of restaurant auctions. As you’ve probably gathered by now, restaurants go out of business all the time, and have to sell off their equipment quickly…before the marshals do it for them.” – Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential       It’s no secret that opening up a […]

When large companies have surplus equipment, you can bet plenty turn to auction houses to get that machinery off the books.  Auctions can be a great resource for companies of all sizes to add to their inventory of large equipment at low prices.   There are many things, however, to be taken into consideration when buying equipment at […]

If you’re trying to throw a successful gift basket auction at school, one thing that is important to realize is that the success of the event will likely depend heavily on the gift baskets themselves. School auctions can be a great way to raise funds for a variety of different programs, especially those that take […]

A charity auction, a silent auction or any other type of gala should always be executed in a very specific way for the best possible results. These types of events are designed to raise money, either for some type of local charity or for the organization hosting the event itself. In order to raise the […]

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Upcoming Auctions

Aug
22
Tue
10:00 AM Former Pizza Inn
Former Pizza Inn
Aug 22 @ 10:00 AM
Former Pizza Inn
Date & Time Tuesday, August 22md, 2017 -10:00am Location & Directions Items Located At: 200 S. Midwest Blvd, Midwest City Auction To Be Held At: Dakil Auctioneers, Inc. 200 NW 114th St. Oklahoma City, OK[...]
Aug
24
Thu
9:00 AM Shebester Int’l Oilfield Equipment
Shebester Int’l Oilfield Equipment
Aug 24 @ 9:00 AM
Shebester Int'l Oilfield Equipment
Date & Time Thursday, August 24th, 2017 – 9:00am Location & Directions Items Located At: 4901 S. Rockwell, Oklahoma City and 200 NW 114th Street, Oklahoma City Auction To Be Held At: Dakil Auctioneers, Inc.[...]
Aug
26
Sat
10:00 AM Fitness Equipment*Firearms & Acc...
Fitness Equipment*Firearms & Acc...
Aug 26 @ 10:00 AM
Fitness Equipment*Firearms & Accessories
Date & Time Saturday, August 26th, 2017 – 10:00am Location & Directions Items Located At & Auction To Be Held at: 200 NW 114th Street, Oklahoma City Sale Information Inspection & Registration: Starting at 9am[...]
Aug
29
Tue
9:00 AM Arwood Industries, Inc.
Arwood Industries, Inc.
Aug 29 @ 9:00 AM
Arwood Industries, Inc.
Date & Time Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 – 9:00am Location & Directions Items Located At: 1604 & 1639 NW 5th Street, Oklahoma City Auction To Be Held At: Dakil Auctioneers, Inc. 200 NW 114th St.[...]