Webinar Recap: Recoup Speaker Series, Equipment Lifecycle Management with UCSD

2022-06-02T14:25:02-04:00Tags: |

ICYMI: For our inaugural Recoup Speaker Series event, AssetWorks hosted the property management team at the University of California San Diego for a conversation on the value of building partnerships and collaboration across the asset lifecycle. Led by Jamie Wheat, UCSD's Capital Equipment Manager, the virtual panel discussion focused on the importance of people [...]

2022 University Surplus Property Association Conference Recap

2022-04-01T10:07:09-04:00Tags: , , , , |

Our Experience at USPA 2022 This month, after two long years, we got to see all the wonderful faces of our friends in university surplus at the annual University Surplus Property Association conference. The main goals of USPA is to bring people and ideas together, to share our experiences and to help one another [...]

Conference Recap: (Virtual) USPA 2021

2021-12-01T17:42:34-05:00Tags: , , , , , , |

USPA 2021: Together Again The world has changed since the last time we were all together for the last in person USPA (Universit Surplus Property Association) Conference in 2019, and although it was virtual, it was wonderful to have everyone together to discuss higher ed surplus. There was a tremendous turnout for this virtual [...]

Managing University Surplus: Software vs. Spreadsheets

2021-09-30T16:44:52-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

University Surplus Management Methods Surplus property includes assets you no longer need at your organization, but that doesn’t mean these assets are obsolete. As a university surplus manager, your goal is to extend the useful life of these surplus assets, ensuring your university generates as much value as possible by disposing of surplus property [...]

University Surplus Management: The Right Mix to Increase Revenue

2019-12-27T10:22:07-05:00Tags: , , , |

If you’re in university surplus, you know: generating surplus sales isn’t an exact science. Every school faces its own quirky constraints, locational restrictions, state requirements, and systems limitations… so for every sale, you work hard with what you can. Fortunately, there are some methods you can use to generate greater revenue for your university [...]

Government Surplus Asset Management at the Movies

2019-10-29T09:03:27-04:00Tags: , , , |

When you’re as obsessed with government surplus property as we are, you may start noticing its presence in some pretty unexpected places. For instance, how it plays out in popular movies. Today, we thought we’d share just a few movies that feature government surplus property as an element in the plot and discuss what [...]

Surplus Asset Management | What to Include on a Surplus Transfer Form

2019-08-27T08:41:51-04:00Tags: , , , , |

When you put together a university surplus program, you might feel like you’re surrounded by a jungle of details. But the more you can streamline, organize and document your surplus asset process, the easier your journey will be when inventory and auditing season comes around. One of the first and most important steps in [...]

How to Create a University Surplus Management Policy

2019-07-30T11:13:12-04:00Tags: , , , |

Maybe you're considering launching a university surplus program, or your program is just beginning to get off the ground. Or maybe it's time to revisit your already-existing policy. No matter where you are in the process, you can help your school, your program — and make it easier on yourself! — by developing a [...]

Surplus Management Solution for Federal Surplus Property Programs (SASP)

2019-10-07T10:23:58-04:00Tags: , , |

Each year, thousands of assets (maybe even hundreds of thousands) pass through your warehouse. At AssetWorks, we understand how managing this volume of State and Federal surplus property can be a challenge. And we appreciate what you do. Your efforts help divert waste from landfills. They save taxpayers money by extending the useful life [...]