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Asset Recovery: Used Medical Equipment Beneficial to your Facility (and the Green Cause)

Where would we be without medical equipment like CT scanners, MRI systems, C-Arms, and all those other radiology systems…These large systems cost a pretty penny which hinders many small medical facilities from acquiring them. Fortunately, we are increasingly witnessing many big hospitals shedding their excess inventory these days as they adopt more cutting-edge technology. This…
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Asset Disposition: Are your Assets Retired or Disposed?

IT assets, just like this mortal life we lead, do reach a point where they must hang up the boots. There are multiple reasons why equipment can be removed from active duty, aka asset recovery. Could be due to a fault, could be because they need replacement/upgrading, perhaps stolen even. IT asset management systems necessitate…
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Tips for Successful Asset Liquidation in the Mining & Construction Sector

The mining and construction industry is looking at a future through rose-colored glasses as demand for its equipment surges globally. This can be attributed to the growth in onshore and offshore production, as well as other reliant sectors such as energy and infrastructure. Currently, a lot of large-scale construction is happening in developing countries which…
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What’s the Difference between an IT Disposal and IT Disposition Company?

IT Disposal vs. IT disposition. Which is the right one? One of the most common mix-ups in the IT asset recovery industry definitely has to do with the difference between getting rid of electronic waste vs. putting your IT assets through the disposition procedure. It’s a common misunderstanding you can probably be accused of too,…
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You Thought Asset Disposition was Easy?

For some reason, IT asset disposition is not spoken of in the same breath as other elements of IT asset management. Yet, this is an indispensable part of the cycle. Yet, assets contain data in them even when they are retired. Why then, do many companies never list it a priority to enforce procedures that…
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Holistic Solutions for IT Asset Disposition

It’s time for your organization to fold up its IT assets, and you have a lot to ponder. There is the issue of data destruction to think about, you are wondering the best approach to reselling the equipment, and how to dispose of the retired electronics in a responsible fashion. Good for you. This is…
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Why you should Think about your E Recycling Vendor’s Health & Safety Record

Every company is bound by the environmental, health and safety regulations, a set of rules established by the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) that it must adhere to, irrespective of whether you are in a safe office environment. For e recycling companies, the health and safety of their staff can be a challenge sometimes.…
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Why exactly is Electronic Waste Considered Hazardous?

The EPA (federal Environmental Protection Agency) has dumped electronic waste into a special category of materials dubbed ‘universal waste’. The category includes any material that would usually be deemed hazardous waste, but presently the hazardous substances are contained within and pose no immediate threat. Universal waste is considered hazardous once electronics disposal has been carried…
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Wondering what to do with Old Test Equipment?

How does that measuring phrase go again? Ah, if you can’t measure it, then you can’t understand it. Or something close to that. In fewer industries does it ring as true as this. Test equipment and measurement methods have for eons been the foundations of RF/microwave electronic technologies, irrespective of the fact that they have…
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Do used Telephone Systems Qualify for Tax Benefits too?

Change happens. There comes a point a company makes the decision to upgrade its telephone system to a new one. The reasons behind are vast, including the need to retire old equipment for a more cutting-edge installation, several employees moving off-site and hence no more need for the same number of phones, office mergers happening,…
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Even your AV Equipment can earn you a Tax Deduction

Change is an unavoidable element in this life (well save from a vending machine) and this is something that can no doubt be said of technology. When it comes to business AV equipment, vintage isn’t a word that can exactly be used to describe the assets, as it would on home electronics like cassette players,…
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Turn your Computer/Tablet Donations into Big Deductions

As the technology race heats up and more and more laptops and tablets are spewed out of the production lines every day, so is the device adoption rate by individuals, institutions, companies and organizations. Business IT asset recovery rate is on the rise as companies look to gain an edge over the competition by adopting…
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Donate Manufacturing and Production Equipment to us and get Tax Deductions

Manufacturers in almost every process industry have to deal with the issue of how to improve their return on large asset investments. Effective asset management calls for sufficient information and analysis because the equipment in this industry tends to be high-end consignment. That said, one of the things manufacturing plants and production facilities have to…
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Earn a Tax Deduction by Donating your Computers/Servers to Excess Logic

Old computers might have a few more years in them. However, donating them to your favorite charity, non-profit, or school might not always be the best option available to you. As companies and institutions find cause to upgrade their computers and servers, this doesn’t mean the issue of safe electronics disposal when getting rid of…
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What stands between us and success?

Xmas is coming! In two weeks we are all going to be busy buying gifts for our friends and relatives, planning our Xmas vacation and decorating Xmas tree. Xmas is the last major holiday of the year. When we share the Xmas table with our friends and relatives there’s a moment when we recall what…
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Thinking of Donating Biotech Equipment? Here is How to do it Profitably

As of 2014 data, there were over 2,500 biotech companies in the United States, with 345 of those being public companies, according to research by Statista. Most of them, however, are small enough that everyone knows everyone else’s name. Over the years though, more and more are joining the elite group of firms with FDA-approved…
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Why Data Destruction Matters during IT Asset Recovery

When it comes it IT asset recovery, one often forgot consideration is the importance of keeping data from falling into the wrong hands, i.e. proper data destruction. It is well-known news that was recently hammered in by a giant study by Kroll Ontrack in conjunction with Blancco Technology Group that spanned several countries. According to…
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Is Delayed Asset Recovery Costing your Company Money?

Time, of all the things, is not static. Thinking about it, it would look obvious, especially given it’s IT asset managers and data center managers you are talking about. However, it’s an often overlooked fact that the longer you wait in order to do IT asset recovery, the less value your equipment will command. For…
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7 Inventory Liquidation Challenges Facing Office IT Managers

Relocating or closing down a corporate office is not the easiest work in the world and usually comes with a deadline that is not subject to change. And unfortunately for some – facility, property and IT managers – they are right in the middle of this get-everything-out-quick situation. IT inventory liquidation may need to be…
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Use this Lean Strategy to Manage your Asset Recovery Needs

Lean strategy. It’s a word that has caused a buzz in the business world and entire books dedicated to discuss this critical area of business. Different areas of business rather. And the reason is pretty obvious: lean principles are applicable in almost every business aspect. This so-called lean strategy has a very basic philosophy which…
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Certification is not everything in the Field of Electronics Recycling

When most companies and organizations are choosing an electronics disposal company to work with these days, one of the most important criteria they look at is certification. At least to those who are aware that recycling firms need to adhere to different recycling certifications to be considered reputable. The e-Stewards and R2/RIOS certifications, in particular,…
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Best Practices for Surplus Liquidation (and Sourcing) used Pharmaceutical Equipment

The pharmaceutical industry is laden with challenges spanning from mergers and acquisitions to the pressure to cut down on costs. In light of these challenges, an increasing number are turning to a marketplace deemed a sustainable and efficient  solution to purchase and do inventory liquidation for quality, used assets: the secondary market. When sourcing or…
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