A common theme among buyers and remarketers of surplus assets is the importance of collecting accurate and timely data on those assets that you are looking to dispose of, which sets you up for success when attempting to sell those assets. As a large direct buyer of used fleet vehicles and equipment, the author […]
There is considerable interest by utilities to expand their portfolios to include “renewable energy” production, i.e., those forms of generation that utilize the replenishing supply of energy from nature. High on the list are wind energy, solar power and thermal steam generation.
However, the recent discovery of new pockets of fossil fuels like natural gas […]
Investment Recovery professionals are trained to handle an assortment of products and look for the best method to dispose of an asset for a company. When utilized, the IR professional will ensure that a company’s return on investment and total cost/benefit are maximized by evaluating what is the best way for a company to remove an asset.
Vol3-2014 – So you have obsolete or surplus MRO materials on your shelf and upper management has given you the task of selling and getting the material out of your crib or storeroom. Now the real questions: “Where do I begin” and/or “How do I sell this stuff?
MRO is an acronym for Maintenance /Repair/Operations – […]
In Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, when Alice asks the Cheshire Puss to tell her which way she should go, the Cheshire Puss replies, “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.” Alice responds, “I don’t much care where…”, to which the Cheshire Puss says, “Then it doesn’t matter which […]
Investment Recovery has been part of sustainability business strategy even before greening the supply chain and business sustainability became popular. Basic sustainability concepts of vendor buy-back programs, recycling, refurbishing and reuse are embedded in investment recovery practices. Yet, investment recovery can go even further. What role does investment recovery play in corporate sustainability?
Smart Surplus Solutions. Investment recovery (IR) has historically taken a backseat in strategic planning, but business trends are putting this vital part of an organization’s enterprise front and center. Increasing regulations, corporate responsibility programs, brand protection and demand for real-time performance data all require effective strategies for delivering enduring value to an organization.