What are the Reasons to Sell Steel Plates?
Steel road plates are large, wide plates used to provide a temporary surface for traffic to pass over while construction is underway. Steel plates often cover things like potholes, excavation sites, trenches, and open surfaces during road construction. Because steel plates can be uninstalled and resold after a project is finished, there’s an active market of interested buyers looking for used plates.
If you have steel road plates left over from a previous project, there are many good reasons to sell the materials rather than hold onto them indefinitely: you can make money, save storage space and costs, increase your sustainability, and help other contractors who are looking to purchase used plates.
Why You Should Sell Your Used Steel Plates
1) Space Conservation
Keeping unneeded materials takes up valuable storage space that could be used for other purposes. By selling your steel plates, you free up space and reduce clutter.
2) Cost Savings
Storage space for large equipment such as steel plates can be expensive to maintain, especially if you have to pay to store your plates at an offsite location. By selling your used steel plates, you’ll reduce your storage space, which can save you both money and resources.
3) Increased Revenue
Steel plates are durable by design, meaning they stand up well over many uses and can be resold after they’re no longer needed. Potential buyers enter the market every day looking for used steel plates, so by listing your plates for sale, you’ll be able to connect with these shoppers and sell your plates. Selling the materials can generate additional revenue, which can be used to offset the cost of your next construction project or put towards other expenses.
To determine the value of your used steel plates, consider their age, visual signs of wear, and if there’s any damage. Plates in better condition can be sold for a price closer to the original cost, while plates with more wear should be more heavily discounted.
4) Environmental Sustainability
Selling unused materials helps reduce waste and promote sustainability by allowing the materials to be reused rather than discarded. This is the most environmentally friendly way to purchase heavy civil materials and equipment!
5) Help Fellow Contractors
If you have unneeded steel plates, consider listing them for sale. Not only will you take advantage of the market, but you’ll be helping out a contractor who could be relying on the purchase.
When you sell steel plates on Eiffel Trading, you’ll never pay a listing or commission fee. Listing your steel plates on our online platform requires minimal effort, and the materials will not leave your possession until the sale is complete.
Buy and Sell with Eiffel Trading
Eiffel Trading is a one-stop-shop for your heavy civil material needs! Check out our marketplace for a wide inventory of used steel plates, used sheet pile, used crane access trestle, used traffic barrier, and so much more.
Ready to sell your used heavy equipment or construction material? List your products today for free on Eiffel Trading’s online marketplace.
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