Partnership Blog2017-07-03T08:22:22-04:00

AssetWorks Risk Management: A Growing Team Serving Up Customer Success

At AssetWorks, we consider ourselves successful when our customers are successful. And in that spirit of collective winning, we’ve been building up our risk management team to keep pace with our customers’ needs for [...]

Goodbye Silo Effect: How a RMIS Opens Up Greater Effectiveness

Organizations talk about the importance of collaboration, communication and information-sharing, but the Silo Effect remains a very real challenge— and it affects everything, including a company’s workflow and ability to manage risk. You’ll recognize it [...]

2022 University Surplus Property Association Conference Recap

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 [...]

How to Avoid Corrective Action Requests with Self-Assessments

Self-Assessments Can Prevent Corrective Action Requests How can government contractors avoid DCMA Corrective Action Requests (CARs)? It turns out something minor, like a simple self-assessment, can help in avoiding Corrective Action Requests (CARs) for [...]

Recoup News: Named best in scalable asset management solutions 

AssetWorks Named Best Asset Management Software for 2022 Recoup, the all-in-one resource recovery system for government and higher education, was recently named the best asset management software by the third-party review site Recoup [...]

2022 Construction Cost Trends and Property Valuation

COVID-19’s business ramifications extend well-beyond the more popularly-discussed healthcare and restaurant industries. Throughout 2021 and into -22, the construction industry faces skyrocketing costs, presenting significant challenges for new construction projects as well as property [...]

AssetWorks Unveils New EV Options for Federal Fleets Following White House Executive Order

WAYNE, Pa. January 11, 2022 AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet, fuel and asset management software solutions, announced increased alignment with the White House’s clean energy and climate change initiatives. Executive Order 14057 Catalyzing [...]

January 12th, 2022|

Press Release: AssetWorks Announces Integration with ThingTech for Fleet Management and Telematics

WAYNE, PA. December 3, 2021 With its continued commitment to increase automated capture and utilization of key telematics data, AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet, fuel and asset management software solutions, announced today a [...]

December 6th, 2021|

Conference Recap: (Virtual) USPA 2021

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, [...]

Cost Fluctuations and COVID-19’s Impact on Property Values

The continuing aftershocks of COVID-19 and their effect on business — particularly in construction and property valuations — is resulting in higher construction costs. Supply chains have been disrupted and the cost for materials [...]

The Property Insurance Data You Need for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants

Water treatment plants and wastewater treatment plants might not be the first things that come to mind when you’re thinking about accurate property valuation data. But if your entity has one or both types [...]

How Software for Risk Management Can Solve 6 Big Property Risk Problems

AssetWorks Risk Management has been in the property risk management industry for a long time now. And one thing we’ve learned is that organizations face some very common, yet critical problems that only robust [...]

Managing University Surplus: Software vs. Spreadsheets

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 [...]

Press Release: Four Utilities Choose AssetWorks FuelFocusEV to Support Growing Electric Vehicle Fleets

Image source: ChargePoint WAYNE, Pa. Sept. 14, 2021 AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet, fuel and asset management software solutions, announced today that four utility companies  across North America have chosen FuelFocusEV to [...]

September 13th, 2021|

Press Release: AssetWorks Partners with Samsara for Integrated Fleet Management and Telematics

WAYNE, Pa. September 9, 2021 AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet, fuel and asset management software solutions, announced today a new strategic partnership with Samsara to provide integrated fleet and telematics solutions to organizations [...]

September 13th, 2021|

Press Release: AssetWorks Launches Recoup Promote

AssetWorks Launches Recoup Promote, First Marketing Management Software to Help Organizations Redistribute Property and Generate Revenue While Protecting the Environment AssetWorks' enterprise-grade solution helps state governments and universities advertise surplus property and connect with [...]

Press Release: Southern California City Chooses AssetWorks FuelFocusEV to Support Growing Electric Vehicle Fleet

WAYNE, Pa. August 3, 2021 AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet, fuel and asset management software solutions, announced today that a Southern California city has chosen FuelFocusEV and ChargePoint chargers to support its growing [...]

August 2nd, 2021|

Press Release: Central California City Chooses AssetWorks FuelFocusEV to Support Growing Electric Vehicle Fleet

WAYNE, Pa. July 7, 2021 AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet, fuel and asset management software solutions, announced today that a Central California city has chosen FuelFocusEV and ChargePoint chargers to support its growing [...]

July 6th, 2021|

How to Audit Property Data for Your Insurance Statement of Values (SOV)

It’s a moving target subject to economic factors, new purchases, development, replacement and sale, shifting requirements and, the most frustrating and unpredictable element of all:  human error. What is it? Your property data, the [...]

How Vehicle Management Software Revs Up Your Property Program

Buildings... property-in-the-open... It's a lot to track and manage for insurance purposes. But having the right data on your insurance Statement of Values (SOV) can make a big difference in the size of your [...]

Property Risk Management Software: Where Do All the Maintenance Dollars Go?

Whether you use AssetWorks’ AMP software for property risk management or you’ve purchased another system, you may have noticed a line in your SAAS agreement called “maintenance.” With AMP, maintenance is included in your [...]

Press Release: Simon West-Oliver Joins AssetWorks International as Sales & Business Development Director

Manchester, United Kingdom, 7 April, 2021 AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet and asset management software in the United Kingdom, announced the hiring of Simon West-Oliver as Sales and Business Development Director.Simon West-Oliver joins the AssetWorks [...]

March 11th, 2021|

2021 Virtual AssetWorks Academy Video Tour

The 2021 Virtual AssetWorks Academy will take place on Tuesday March 30 and Wednesday March 31, 2021. The AssetWorks team has been working hard to provide an in-depth and educational experience for our customers, [...]

March 9th, 2021|

Watch K-12 Special Education Management Take Off in Our New Video

In our brand new video, K-12 school districts take an interstellar journey with AssetWorks Risk Management's Go Solutions and OASYS teams in the quest for easier, more efficient Medicaid reimbursements and special education management. We [...]

New Year, New Goals: How to Make This Year’s Annual Inventory Better

Prepare for Annual Inventory: Annual inventory audits can seem to come around too soon. A little preparation goes a long way, though. Inventories don't have to feel rushed or planned at the last minute! [...]

Windstorm Mitigation: Architectural Features and Storm Resistance

In the past, we’ve discussed how architectural details affect earthquake resistance, and how documenting those details for your insurance Statement of Values (SOV) can help you secure the right insurance coverage at the best [...]

What’s in a Replacement Cost Value? (And What’s Not!)

by Sandra Hou, Director of Appraisal Services — West In the insurance industry, replacement cost value (often referred to simply as “replacement cost”) is one of the most common and acceptable values used to [...]

What’s the Difference? Comparing Canada’s ELD Mandate Rules to the U.S. Rules

June 2022 is approaching faster than you think. That date is when fleets in Canada have to switch from paper driver logs to electronic logging devices (ELDs). Although some had adopted the technology when [...]

October 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , |

The Hot Details on Fire Resistive Construction & Other ISO Classifications

With wildfires blazing across much of the western U.S., and property owners fearing for their families, homes and businesses, having the right insurance coverage before disaster strikes takes on a whole new level of [...]

Earthquake Risks: How Architectural Features Affect Seismic Resistance

The age-old saying, “The bigger they are the harder they fall” is believed to have originally come from boxing. But for those of us in property risk management, it’s also a fair description of [...]

How a Building Value Estimator Tool Can Help Trend Property Values Remotely

In an ideal, magical land of property risk management, budgets would be limitless and there would be full, thorough, onsite physical inspections of every property in the insurance portfolio, anytime it was needed. Every [...]

How Property Risk Management Software Empowers Remote Risk Management

Our view of the workplace has changed so rapidly in 2020, it’s almost hard to believe that mere months ago most organizational activity and culture was steered from a unified office space. Now so [...]

Replacement Costs Vs Reproduction Costs for Appraising Historic Property

by Gary Tate When you’re insuring a historic property, you’re likely to face questions you wouldn’t encounter with more modern buildings. One of the biggest of these is whether you insure the building for [...]

How State Governments, Risk Pools & Schools Benefit from Data Risk Management

When you’re managing property data to mitigate risk, it seems like there’s always something new to learn, gather and document. Between Statement of Values (SOV) submissions, catastrophe modeling and now convective storm modeling, the [...]

How COVID-19 Is Effecting Asset Management

COVID-19 changed daily property, asset and surplus operations nearly overnight. Across state and local government, universities, K-12, defense and government contracting, asset managers and their teams have responded and adapted how they work. Sharing [...]

Take Your Child to Work Day 2020 Goes Risk Management

This year, AssetWorks LLC created our first ever "Take Your Child to Work Day" Risk Management Workbook to help the children of risk management professionals learn a little bit more about what their parents [...]

How to Prepare Your Fleet Data for Decarbonisation and Replacement Planning Utilising Life-Cycle Analysis

To conduct a life cycle analysis and replacement planning, you need to organise your fleet assets into categories of similar assets. The Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE) Networks has guidelines that group assets [...]

April 23rd, 2020|

7 Common Types of Mistakes Found on Property Schedules

by Justin Deem, Vice President of Appraisal Operations, AssetWorks Risk Management Inc. When applying for proper property insurance coverage, it’s important to have a complete and accurate property schedule. Why? A well-prepared schedule of [...]

A Property Valuation Partner in the Age of COVID-19

Today many organizations are concerned with how to protect the health and wellbeing of their employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, while remaining active and profitable entities within their industries. It’s a careful balancing act [...]

Benefits of Automating the Claims Management Process

by Elliott Holmes, Software Developer, AssetWorks Risk Management Inc. In the Claims industry, automating the claims management process has evolved from “How can we achieve automation?” to “When can we achieve automation?” Despite the [...]

Press Release: AssetWorks Joins Geotab’s Reseller Network for Integrated Fleet Management and Telematics

WAYNE, Pa., March 4, 2020 AssetWorks, a leading provider of integrated fleet management software solutions, announced today a new strategic reseller partnership with Geotab to provide integrated fleet and telematics solutions to organizations across [...]

March 4th, 2020|

What to Look for When Choosing a Property Appraisal Company

We all know that age-old saying: “You get what you pay for.” And when you’re choosing a property appraisal company, there are several important factors that can prove that adage true. When you engage [...]

What Robust Property Risk Software Means for Your Organization

by Ryan Tate, Regional Director, AssetWorks Risk Management Inc. All property insurance programs are different: that, we know. But whether we’re talking about States, Risk Pools, or smaller public entities like counties, municipalities or [...]

Property Risk Management Reporting: The Reports that Help Reduce Risk

An effective Property Risk Management System is about more than the property appraisal data that you pour into it. (Though collecting property data is still a critical part of the process.) It’s also about [...]

Convective Storm Modeling: The Difference is in the Details

You’re likely already familiar with catastrophe (CAT) modeling, a method of determining risk exposure in hurricane- or earthquake-prone regions. But look out your window right now. Do you spy dark gray rainclouds on the [...]

University Surplus Management: The Right Mix to Increase Revenue

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 [...]

7 Things to Look for in an Inventory Management Software Solution

by Sean Pugatch, AssetWorks Regional Account Manager, Appraisal Division Performing a physical inventory of your fixed assets can sometimes be a real adventure — a complex one of travel, pitfalls, forgotten treasures, missing artifacts [...]

Press Release: AssetWorks Announces Partnership with ChargePoint for Electric Vehicle Charging

WAYNE, Pa., Dec. 5, 2019 AssetWorks, a leading provider of integrated fleet and fuel management software solutions, announced today a strategic reseller partnership with ChargePoint to provide electric vehicle (EV) charging hardware and cloud-based [...]

December 5th, 2019|

What to Look for in a Mobile Inventory Solution

If you’re in inventory and asset management, you’re probably only too aware of how the “fixed” in “fixed assets” isn’t referring to the asset’s location. You know that day-in and day-out, your inventory is [...]

7 Ways to Save Time by Automating Asset and Inventory Management

Time... Whether it’s dust in the wind, saved in a bottle or ticking into the future, musicians have long-lamented time’s frustrating, fleeting nature. And if you’re in asset and inventory management, no doubt you [...]

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

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 [...]

Press Release: AssetWorks Hires New Managing Director for United Kingdom and International Operations

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, 20 August, 2019 AssetWorks is excited to announce the appointment of Mike Gadd as Managing Director for its United Kingdom and international operations. With full responsibility for the leadership and development [...]

August 20th, 2019|

How to Create a University Surplus Management Policy

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 [...]

School Asset Management | Put Down Your Spreadsheet

Tracking, accounting, and reporting on fixed assets is critical for any organization. But for government entities, accurately reporting on fixed asset values, depreciation, and disposal isn’t just good practice — it’s required by law [...]

Surplus Management Solution for Federal Surplus Property Programs (SASP)

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 [...]

The Financial Benefits of Surplus Software for Universities

Moving to an automated solution to manage your surplus assets can result in a slew of fantastic benefits. Ones not just for your warehouse but your whole university. Surplus management software can save you [...]

3 Ways a Mobile Inventory Solution Helps After Audit Season

From completing your inventory in less time to updating asset data efficiently, the benefits of an automated inventory system during audit season are clear. But if you’re making any software investment, it's wise to [...]

State Agencies for Surplus Property | 3 Marketing Tips to Move State Surplus Faster

At AssetWorks, we understand that federal and state surplus property management work is demanding. Your team is often spread too thin, and it may feel like you get little recognition for your enormous efforts. [...]

August 7th, 2018|Tags: , |

University Surplus Management | Ensure Proper Stewardship of University Surplus Assets

If you’re involved in university surplus management, you know how valuable a successful program can be. Fixed assets represent a significant investment of university resources and play a critical role in your institution’s success. [...]

University Surplus Management | Encouraging Engagement

University surplus management is an important job. From our experience working closely with universities, we’ve learned that surplus operations have a lot to offer their institutions, including waste diversion and revenue generation. Your surplus [...]

Secure Proper Insurance Coverage at the Best Rates: 3 Ways an Accurate Statement of Values Can Help

A statement of values (SOV) is a declaration to insurance providers of which properties your entity intends to insure. At a minimum, an SOV generally includes a name, address, square footage, occupancy, and replacement [...]

April 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Fixed Asset Reports | 5 Accounting Reports you should be Running

Fixed asset reports are an integral part of all asset management processes. They provide the intelligence needed to facilitate accurate financial records for asset accounting, maintenance and management purposes. Regardless of whether you’re preparing [...]

February 7th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Fixed Asset Management | How to Avoid a Mid-Asset Lifecycle Crisis, Part 2

Fixed asset management is critical to organizations seeking to maximize or extend the lifecycle of fixed assets. Your organization's fixed assets, whether capital or non-capital, are all valuable resources that contribute to overall production [...]

January 16th, 2018|Tags: , |

Risk Management Resources: Conferences, Websites, and Social Media to Check Out in 2018

No one ever said navigating the world of property risk management was easy, so why not make it a priority in 2018 to acquire a better understanding of topics like catastrophe modeling, ISO Classifications [...]

January 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Surplus Management Resources: Conferences, Websites, and Social Media to Check Out in 2018

Whether working in the government or higher education sector, surplus property managers have a lot to think about. Government regulation, organizational requirements, diverting waste from landfills, and deciding on the right auction site are [...]

Fixed Asset Tracking | 20 Data Elements to Collect

Fixed asset tracking is important for organizations of all sizes. By implementing a sophisticated fixed asset tracking system, your organization can simplify asset accounting and reporting processes, lower costs, improve accountability, streamline operations, and [...]

December 19th, 2017|Tags: , , |