Surplus Grocery Store Equipment Auction

by Active Auction Mart Ltd

Ended Sep 27, 2022 5:45pm PT (Sep 28, 2022 1:45am BST) Timed Online Auction

Important Information

Please Read:

-  Winners Notifications will be set to you by email upon auction close.  If you do not receive your notification please call our office at 604-371-1190

- On Site Viewing is by appointment only.  Please call 778-838-2645 to schedule. 

- Check out / Pick up days are set and must be adhered to.  Riggers are on site to assist:

  • Coquitlam (Pine Tree Village) Thursday Sept 29 and Friday Sept 30 from 10am to 4pm PST
  • Surrey (104th and King George Blvd) Sept 29 to Oct 4th -  By Appointment Only
  • Maple Ridge -  Sept 29 to Oct 4th -  By Appointment Only

To schedule pickup appointment please call 778-838-2645

If skidding or packaging is required your lots may be moved to our warehouse in Maple Ridge.  Additional charges for these services will apply.  Please contact our office at 604-371-1190 or by email to for pricing. 

Notice to US Buyers:

US Bidders:  $1 USD = $1.37 Canadian (Approx.)

If you need assistance with a carrier or customs broker please email our office at


- On Site Payment is not available. Payment for won lots is by credit card, wire or e-transfer. Payment will be processed using the credit card you registered with unless other arrangements have been made.

To make payment by e-transfer or wire transfer please contact our office by email  for payment instructions. 

NOTE:  Payments via credit card are accepted up to $4400.00 Canadian final invoice total. If your final invoice exceeds $4400.00 we offer you the option to pay by Wire or E-Transfer. Please email for instructions.  

If you are PST Exempt please ensure you have updated your Bidspotter Profile to include your PST Exempt #. 


BidSpotter Customer Service Support Department 

Have a question pertaining to the bidding process? 

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You can also start a live chat with a Bidspotter Support Representative by selecting Live Chat at the top of More information on our chat system can be found by clicking here

Customer Support Hours:

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM ET – 8:00 PM ET


Office: 253-858-6777 Toll Free: 866-597-2437

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Terms and Conditions

Active Auction Mart Ltd.


Auctioneers Terms and Conditions for On-Line Bidders

Subject to additions and deletions prior to the sale and at the time of the auction.  All bidders participating in the auction shall be bound by the following terms & conditions. 

  1. A Buyers Premium of 18% will be in effect for this auction.  The auction is conducted and payable in Canadian Funds.
  2. Terms of the sale are Visa, MasterCard, Wire transfer, e-transfer ( or direct deposit. On-site payment is not available.   We do not accept checks (cheques) in any form. 
  3. Credit cards on file will be processed upon auction close.
  4. Payments via credit card are accepted up to $4400.00 Canadian final invoice total.  Any invoice(s) larger than $4400.00 Canadian must be paid by cash, wire transfer or e-transfer.  Please email for instructions.
  5. Accounts must be settled the next business day after auction close and before any items may be removed from the premises.
  6. Each successful online bidder will receive an invoice / winners notification by email.  It is your responsibility to ensure you receive this email.
  7. Taxes:   All buyers are subject to GST 5% and 7% PST and shall be paid to the Auctioneer at the time of sale.  Foreign buyers can apply to the CRA for a refund.  PST Exempt buyers must provide a valid PST # at time of registration.
  8. The Auctioneer has the right to delete, remove or alter lots prior to or duriing the sale.
  9. The Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse any applicant the privilege of bidding on the auction and may revoke such privilege at any time.
  10. All items are sold “AS IS, WHERE IS” and lie at the purchasers risk immediately
  11. All sales “FINAL”
  12. The listing catalog is meant merely as a guide. The Auctioneer believes the descriptions contained herein to be correct, but makes no warranty in connection therewith. Descriptions shall not be relied on for accuracy or completeness. Bidders/Buyers shall be deemed to have inspected all items sold at Auction ("Items") before bidding and to have relied solely on their own inspections and investigations. Auctioneer and seller shall not be liable  for any inaccurate description of any Item or lot whether contained in a catalogue, advertisement or otherwise
  13. The items have been displayed for inspection and each purchaser shall be held satisfied as to the condition, identity and authenticity and shall not be entitled to make objection after the sale on any grounds whatsoever.
  14. The Auctioneer assumes no responsibility or any liability once title passes, which occurs at time of payment in full. Buyers are advised to prearrange for insurance coverage of their purchase. Title will revert to the Seller in the event Buyer does not remove Item(s) within the time specified.
  15. If the Auctioneer is unable to deliver an Item sold to a Buyer due to fire, theft or any other reason whatsoever, the Auctioneer shall reimburse Buyer for all monies paid to the Auctioneer in respect of the Item and the Auctioneer shall have no further liability to Buyer arising from or relating to such loss, including without limitation, any damages or loss of profits.
  16. In any case of dispute the Auctioneers decision shall be final
  17. The auction company is providing the contracted services of as a convenience to prospective purchasers and in no way is this to be considered an exceptional right, any disruption in the broadband network and or phone lines that may disrupt the internet biding service will not be held against the auction company or there is a potential risk of bids being missed due to system lags or human error that can happen in real time, I acknowledge this risk and agree that the auction company or will not be held liable in any fashion what so ever.
  18. All Bidders must provide their FULL NAME, COMPLETE ADDRESS, PERMANENT ADDRESS and a DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER & EMAIL ADDRESS at which they can be contacted at the time of registration.
  19. Time is of the essence; If Buyer fails to make payment or remove Item(s) within the time periods provided, the Auctioneer may resell the Item(s) purchased by Auction, private contract or otherwise, as Auctioneer in his discretion deems advisable, and Buyer shall be liable for the shortfall and all costs expenses, moving and storage. All invoices will be sent via email.
  20. All items must be removed from the premises by the date listed per auction and only upon full payment.
  21. Removal hours are as posted per auction and must be adhered to unless otherwise specified or arranged.  All items not removed within the allotted time are subject to a $25.00 per day storage charge.
  22. Cost and responsibility of removal remains with the purchaser.
  23. Shipping is available from this location. Pickup days vary per auction, Please set up shipping with your own carrier and reference your Bidder # on the bill of lading.  If you need assistance arranging freight or shipping please contact us by email to
  24. Each shipment is subject to handling, palletizing and packaging fees depending on the item(s) purchased.  Please contact us for a list of fees or a quote by emailing