While there is good demand for used heavy equipment in the foreign countries, the same cannot be said for various countries. No doubt, there are various heavy equipment manufacturers various countries selling new as well as used equipment but the demand is relatively very small compared to other nations. Thus, there is huge potential for growth for the used heavy equipment segment in the country.The main reason for the low demand for used equipment in the country is the lack of awareness about the benefits of used heavy equipment. Hence, we list down the benefits of used equipment for you.Benefits of used heavy equipmentAt present, the key equipment sold in the used heavy equipment category are backhoe loaders, excavators, motor graders vibratory compactors and few others. The demand for this used heavy equipment is likely to grow over the mid- term due to the benefits offered by them. Let’s take a look:· Reduces the burden of up-front investment: Most types of equipment are not cheap. Buying a new backhoe loader or excavator can be a big investment and it may not always be possible to make such huge investments at the time of need. Also, construction companies are under pressure to trim capital outlay. Hence, in all such scenarios, end-users can opt for used equipment which is generally cheaper than the new ones.· Puts an end to depreciation worries: When buying expensive equipment, one is concerned about its resale value given the fact that the value of a piece of machinery drops considerably once brought. Further, since the CE market is highly influenced by technological developments, the heavy equipment become outdated in a very short span of time, thereby depreciating its value. As an end-user, one might not want to see their new equipment depreciate so easily.· Cuts the cost of repairs and maintenance: Owning a piece of construction machinery is a long-term investment in terms of maintenance and repairs. Opting for used equipment, will save you the long term commitment.· Good solution for individual projects: It is better to buy used equipment rather than a new one, especially for projects with duration of less than three years or when the next project date is not decided at all. Through this way, you can cut down on your outlays and reduce the risk of ending up with a new unused piece of machinery in your factory.Bright future aheadAlthough the heavy equipment manufacturers are actively involved in the used equipment business, this segment has not really caught on in various countries as yet. However, there is ray of light ahead as demand for used equipment is expected to rise due to large infrastructure projects underway in the future. Further, with the customers seeing value proposition of used equipment, the used equipment industry is expected to grow like it has grown in other nations.