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Read our Quarterly Report Q4 2020

Posted 01 March 2021

Despite the new and secondary equipment markets being affected by COVID-19 and a recession during 2020, the fourth quarter closed with positive results across all sectors. With an expectation that the markets will continue to strengthen in 2021.  New road transport sector achieved 5 months of growth and is showing some certainty for strengthening results in 2021 across all segments. Caterpillar has seen full-year sales and revenues decline by 22% in 2020.  One of the only positives to be found…

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Read our Quarterly Report Q3 2020

Posted 17 November 2020

During the third quarter the impacts of COVID and the consequential recession continue to have an affect on asset values in the automotive, road transport, construction, mining, agriculture, aviation and marine sectors. The Road Transport Sector continues to reduce in sales volume but shows some semblance of stabilisation after a reduction of only 13% on the same period last year. Delays have been extended on new stock with global production capacity reduced. With almost all Australian businesses now eligible for a full write-off…

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Read our Quarterly Report Q2 2020

Posted 31 August 2020

The impact of the COVID pandemic has affected every part of the Australian economy including affecting asset values in the automotive, road transport, construction, manufacturing, mining, aviation and marine sectors. Government Stimulus has injected life into many markets. The instant asset write off that was boosted from $30,000 to  $150,000, as well as the generous Accelerated Depreciation Deduction have assisted some markets from collapsing. Truck Sales rebound slightly for all but heavy-duty trucks in June, which helps lift the falls…

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Read our Quarterly Report for Q1 2020

Posted 23 June 2020

The impact of the Coronavirus has affected every part of the Australian economy including affecting asset values in the automotive, road transport, construction, manufacturing, mining, aviation and marine sectors. Asset values do not have the volatility we might expect from the share market with large daily or even weekly fluctuations. Asset values may drop and rise at varying speeds however they tend to continue to track in that same direction for a period of time before reversing depending on supply…

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Read our Quarterly Report for Q4 2019

Posted 23 June 2020

The fourth quarter of 2019 saw a decline across all key market sectors, particularly road transport and automotive suffered the largest decline. The quarter, in short, can be found below: All truck segments suffered a decline in sales throughout 2019, with the end of year sales results ending with an 8.8% decline in comparison to the 2018 end of year results. We continue to see European trucks gaining more traction in the market, with these units being reported to have additional…

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Read our Quarterly Report for Q3 2019

Posted 22 November 2019

The third quarter of 2019 has seen declines in key market sectors continue although there were a few outliers that bucked the trend of declining new asset sales Full report online now. The quarter, in short, can be found below: Our Valuation team have had a busy quarter, a review of the business shows that valuations for lending purposes continue to dominate. We continue to see the decline in the new Truck sales market due to the oversupply of trucks…

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Read our Quarterly Report for Q2 2019

Posted 29 August 2019

The second quarter of 2019 saw mixed results in many sectors. Declining sales and depressed conditions in the automotive and heavy transport sectors saw those markets continue to go backwards from previous quarters whereas the mining and earthmoving sectors have had positive signs with increases in sales for new equipment and capital investment from the mining sector. Full report online now. The quarter in short: Volvo beat Kenworth in June as the No. 1 selling brand and is only 50 units behind YTD…

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Valuation Conference 2019

Posted 26 July 2019

The Slattery Asset Advisory annual Valuation Conference is held in the Hunter Valley, NSW in October.  The conference will give you amazing insight into the expertise we have in the world of asset valuation. We will have our own experts guide you through an interactive program, ensuring it is truly hands-on with more than just presentations. We will be hosting the 2019 conference at the beautiful Chateau Elan, located in the heart of the Hunter Valley it is truly one of…

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Read our Quarterly Report for Q1 2019

Posted 31 May 2019

The first quarter for 2019 was a busy one for us and the markets. There were some large market declines in new sales across Trucks, Automotive and Agriculture. Take a look for yourself to get the full market update with our report online now. The quarter in short: Slattery Asset Advisory was engaged by the Administrators of RCR Group. Inspecting over 30 sites and 3,700 assets. The Road Transport sector has been deflated in both the new and used sectors after hitting a new sales record for the year in 2018….

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Read our Quarterly Report for Q4 2018

Posted 14 March 2019

The 4th Qtr for 2018 was tumultuous, to say the least with varying results across the road transport, automotive, plant and equipment sectors. The new truck market finished 2018 up with record truck sales in all categories, which is fantastic news for the sector. The used truck market also performed very strongly all around the country throughout 2018. The most interesting yet concerning trend in the 4th Qtr, however, was these record sales figures plummeted in December and have carried…

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