University Surplus Warehouse

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 [...]

The Financial Benefits of Surplus Software for Universities

2019-11-11T12:55:30-05:00Tags: , , , |

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 time, encourage other departments to become more involved, and, of course,  make sure your university’s assets are disposed of responsibly. [...]

No Surplus Warehouse. No Problem.

2020-04-20T13:21:23-04:00Tags: , , , , |

These days on some college campuses and in some areas of the country, space comes at a premium. If you are responsible for the disposal or redistribution of surplus assets but don't have a warehouse in which to store those assets or have limited space in which to store those assets, rest assured, you are [...]

Location Isn’t Everything: 5 Keys to Running a Successful Off-Campus Surplus Operation

2018-01-22T10:03:53-05:00Tags: , , , , |

Location is an essential factor for most businesses. University surplus managers running off-campus warehouses can vouch for that. An off-campus location challenges managers to develop effective strategies to transport surplus assets, get student workers to the warehouse, and attract customers from campus and beyond. Rising to the challenge means building an identity that’s in [...]

7 Ways Colleges and Universities are Promoting Surplus On Campus and Around Town

2018-01-22T09:34:36-05:00Tags: , , , |

Promoting your surplus operation and available assets can make a difference in meeting your waste diversion, revenue generation, or other goals. Getting the word out on campus and around town helps drive customers to your warehouse and move items off of the shelves. Here are a few strategies surplus managers are using to publicize [...]

Three Ways To Improve Traffic To Your Surplus Warehouse

2019-07-31T13:37:45-04:00Tags: , , |

As Colleges and Universities across the country continue to focus on sustainability and "zero waste," effective Surplus Property Departments are critical. While finding ways to bring more items into the Surplus Warehouse is important, going hand-in-hand with that is finding new ways to promote their redistribution and reuse. Here are three ways to encourage [...]

More Ways To Increase Traffic To Your Surplus Warehouse

2019-07-31T14:39:00-04:00Tags: , , |

In a previous post, we suggested 3 ways to increase traffic to your surplus warehouse. Since more visitors can mean more sales and greater asset turnover, this is generally a top priority for surplus property managers everywhere. So beyond providing good information, increasing communication, and building relationships, we think it’s time to get out there! [...]

Moving Surplus Without Moving Surplus

2018-01-22T08:58:03-05:00Tags: , , |

How coordination, communication, promotion, and software can help you sell/redistribute surplus property without the burden of moving it or storing it in your warehouse Let's face it, you might not have space in your surplus warehouse to store or display ALL of the dorm room furniture that came from the building on campus being [...]