Check out our 2024 Corporate Sustainability Report! and NER Team to Protect Heavy Equipment Buyers and Sellers, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., and National Equipment Register (NER), a Jersey City, N.J.-based Verisk Analytics company, have formed a strategic alliance to help equipment owners and manufacturers better manage liability and risks associated with purchasing used construction and agricultural equipment from online auction services, equipment wholesalers, social media websites, and individual sellers.

"Internet fraud has now become one of the biggest issues for the global economy,” said Brandon Abbey, president of “It is estimated that more than a billion dollars has been lost to Internet thieves selling stolen and nonexistent equipment. Through our alliance with the National Equipment Register, we are in a position to significantly reduce the risk when buying and selling heavy equipment"

"With transactional fraud and theft of heavy equipment remaining a problem, can help protect buyers and sellers during the sales process through the and NER IRONcheck service," added David Shillingford, president of NER. " provides a crucial element to mitigate transactional risk in the used-equipment market."


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