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China’s Manufacturers Are Shifting Towards Zero-Labor Factories

A company in South China’s Guangdong province is building the city’s first zero-labor factory. It’s an effort to address worker shortages and rising labor costs, but the rise of semi-autonomous “smart factories” could be a sign of things to come, in China and elsewhere. As China Daily is reporting, local authorities in Guangdong are introducing…
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4 Best Ways to Sell Your Surplus Equipment Quickly

If your business often deals with commercial tools and heavy duty equipment, you understand how it feels when you no longer need those machines and how they can become a burden. Large machines take up a lot of extra space and storage, and like many assets their value decreases over time whether you use it…
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How to Make Money on Equipment Liquidation?

Winding down a business is a straightforward process. The company notifies its employees, its vendors, its creditors and its customers that it is closing up shop. It pays its taxes and fulfills its contractual obligations. It liquidates its inventory and other assets by selling them off quickly, often for less money than the company originally…
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What are You Gonna Do With Your Win 2003 Server After July 14?

Come July 14, there might be a lot of people wondering what to do with their old server hardware. That’s the last date of support for Windows Server 2003, the Microsoft Corp. server OS that is still running on 40 per cent of servers in Canada, according to Microsoft. With so many companies waiting until…
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How to Reward $100,000? Excess Logic Shipped T-Shirts to 20 Major CEO’S

I hope you have heard or read the news lately about an anonymous lady who tossed an Apple 1 computer to an e-waste recycling center Excess Logic in Milpitas, CA and drove away without leaving any information about her. A couple weeks later Excess Logic sold that computer for $200,000 to a private collector. The story has…
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EBAY Will Be Nothing After The PayPal Spinoff

I’m just going to say it. EBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) stinks. It is awful. Once upon a time, it was a cool place to scoop up stuff you’d find at a flea market. Then things changed. Retailers used eBay as a secondary market. Then the gray marketers showed up, hocking their compatible ink cartridges and “just as good” substitutes for original…
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Why Aren’t All Recycling Companies Same?

Prior to surplus equipment liquidation or e-waste recycling make sure that your recycling company work in compliance with Federal and State regulations. You’ve responsibly recycled your electronics with Excess Logic! Now what happens to them? Excess Logic is able to re-use and re-sell 80% of the electronics we receive. The other 20% are recycled using only…
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A Reason Civilization May Collapse…

We’re in the midst of fevered discussions about communications and security. Cybertarian campaigners want to stop collusion between corporations and governments to intercept citizen chat; attention-grabbing adolescents at Anonymous want to disrupt murderers who dislike mockery of their principal prophet and the gilt-edged grown-ups in national security services want to listen in on plans to…
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What’s Going On with Electronic Waste?

Cell phones, tablets, laptops, and other electronic devices are sold by the billions, but when today’s electronics break, become obsolete, or just go out of fashion, most consumers send them to the dump. The United Nations University (UNU), the research arm of the U.N., defines “e-waste” as all items and parts of electrical and electronic…
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What should you do with old servers and outdated data center equipment?

Complications arise when replacing nonfunctional data center equipment. Decide what to do with the old equipment and how to handle retrofits. For problems encountered when renovating data center facilities to choosing between reducing, reusing or recycling assets, SearchDataCenter offers guidance on the process. We've gathered several helpful tips into this list of frequently asked questions…
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Beware of eBay. Don’t Sell or Why You Should Swear Off Sell on eBay.

I work for equipment liquidation and e-waste recycling company Excess Logic. You could hear about us from news about mysterious lady, who tossed Apple 1 computer in our recycling center in Milpitas and disappeared without leaving any contact information. This post is not about this lady. This post is about a situation with sales on eBay.…
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Disgraceful European Barbarians Practice Archaic Hiring Discrimination

A government commission in the UK has found that that nation’s top businesses use “unacknowledged ‘poshness tests’” when hiring, rather than hiring candidates from all social classes equally. Savages. “Jolly Olde England?” More like “A Backwards Lande of Discrimination That Has Been Cast Away Among Truly Civilized Citizens of the Worlde.” The Guardian reports on…
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Excess Logic to Reward $10,000 to One Who Finds the Apple 1 Lady

After 2 weeks of unsuccessful searches of the mysterious lady who tossed Apple 1 computer in Excess Logic’s recycling center in Milpitas and didn't leave any contact information, Excess Logic asks for help celebrities and everyone who wants to help. Excess Logic to reward $10,000 to one who buys the T-Shirt, take a selfie, post…
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10 Tips On Equipment Liquidation

If you have decided to get out of business and are not able to pass your business on, merge it with another business, or sell it as a going concern, liquidating the assets could be the most appropriate exit strategy. However, before you terminate your lease, sell a key piece of equipment, or disconnect your…
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Excess Logic on ABC7 News looking for a lady to reward $100,000

Excess Logic is looking to reward $100,000 to the owner of an Apple-1 computer. A Silicon Valley based surplus equipment liquidation and e-waste recycling company Excess Logic is looking for the anonymous lady who dropped off an Apple-1 computer to reward her $100,000. Here’s what happened: In April, an anonymous lady around 60-70 years of…
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EVER WONDERED WHY YOUR COMPANY WAS LOSING MONEY?

All businesses strive to make a profit, but not all of them succeed. Unmonitored (or mismanaged), your business can go from making money to losing it in the blink of an eye — and stay that way until you step in and fix it. But how does this happen? As it turns out, there are…
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10 Reasons Pisces Are The Most Difficult People To Understand

As a Pisces, I can tell you pretty confidently that we’re a pretty tough group to read. Don’t get your panties in a bunch, though — I love myself and all my fellow Piscean friends, but you have to admit, you either have no idea what’s going on in your Pisces-friend’s head, or you are…
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Excess Logic on CNN Newsroom Live Report to reward $100,000

Excess Logic is looking to reward $100,000 to the owner of an Apple-1 computer A Silicon Valley based surplus equipment liquidation and recycling company; Excess Logic is looking for the anonymous lady who dropped off an Apple-1 computer to reward her $100,000.   Please Share This Video to help find the lady to reward her…
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Excess Logic on NBC to give $100,000 back to the owner of Apple 1 computer

A Silicon Valley based surplus equipment liquidation and recycling company; Excess Logic is looking for the mysterious lady who dropped off an Apple-1 computer to give her the $100,000 back. A month ago, an anonymous lady around 60-70 years of age came to Excess Logic’s recycling center in Milpitas, CA and dropped off a couple…
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What’s nightlife like in Silicon Valley?

Decent bar crawling / low key stuff for 30-somethings+. You'll make do if you're going to college there or if you're sketchily pretending to go to college there to pick up co-eds. Otherwise, just go to San Francisco. Andy Manoske summarizes each of the major cities: San Jose: Most of SJ's nightlife is focused on Downtown.…
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See how much money you company loses by using outdated equipment

The world of IT is a fast moving business and one of the most difficult issues facing Technology Support Companies and Managed Service Companies (MSP) is getting clients to upgrade or replace aging IT equipment such as servers, firewalls, desktops and laptops. Very often clients get sticker shock, not only from the equipment and licensing…
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6 Unexplored Ways Your Business Loses Money

Cash flow is an important aspect of any business. And, it's particularly critical for a small business growing on a shoestring and a prayer. In the hectic day-to-day operation of a business, it's common to overlook the many holes in your small business through which your cash is leaking. Most small business entrepreneurs are familiar…
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16 firms worth billions despite losing money

Thanks to a new round of funding, the music app is now part of a growing list of technology companies that investors believe are worth at least $1 billion even though they're unprofitable. While making money may not be the most important factor for young companies, the lofty price tag placed on businesses stuck in…
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Maintenance Cost vs Asset Replacement Value RAV

Is your annual production plant maintenance cost running at more than 3% of your Replacement Asset Value (RAV)? When you get your maintenance costs down to 2% RAV you join the list of the world best maintenance practitioners. Bring your maintenance costs down to 1% RAV and you will be the world best maintenance practitioner.…
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How to Increase Profitability by Managing Surplus Assets

Abstract. With the current pressure on companies to maximize revenue, many purchasing professionals are being tasked with uncovering new areas of “savings”. Within many organizations, Surplus Assets is a commodity category that does not receive the attention it deserves. In many cases, the revenue generated from competitively selling assets can significantly affect a company’s bottom…
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Calculating Return On Investment For Equipment Purchases

ROI is also known as the payback period and is often expressed in a period of time, such as weeks, months or years. The calculation is based on how long it will take to earn back — in the savings generated — the cost of the investment required to purchase a piece of equipment. Normally,…
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