Big Truck Salvage hosts auctions in the following categories: truck salvage, trailer salvage, off-road salvage, cargo salvage, miscellaneous salvage and parts salvage. Salvaged large trucks and trailers are the most popular items on the website.
Big Truck Salvage offers bidders access to auctions of trucks, trailers and heavy equipment that have been deemed total losses by insurance companies, earning the vehicles salvage titles. Examples of off-road vehicles that Big Truck Salvage makes available to bidders include backhoes, excavators, farm equipment and forestry equipment. Vehicles categorized as miscellaneous salvage include backhoes and crushers.
As of June 2015, Freightliner trucks are the most popular vehicle on Big Truck Salvage, with 30 individual vehicles up for auction. IHC, Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks are also popular. Although the trucks all feature salvage titles, some are able to start and run depending on the extent of the damage incurred. Trucks listed on Big Truck Salvage feature varying amounts of damage, from wreckage and burning to minor collision damage.
In order to win a vehicle on Big Truck Salvage, bidders must register with the website and place a winning bid; the vehicle's owner is compelled to contact the winner within 30 days of the auction's closure. Big Truck Salvage does not award the salvage itself, and offers limited mediation support for conflicts between buyers and sellers.