ProblemOff-spec, returned, and obsolete materials were taking up considerable space on an annual basis for this Manufacturer. The grouping of materials were very diverse, complex, and difficult for one vendor to handle alone. There are over 100 different product types each with separate reselling requirements. The Client desired to off-set storage needs and landfill usage while maximizing their divestment. Discretion and maintaining brand integrity were also key elements.
ARCA evaluated and planned for the resources needed to accept and process tens of thousands of SKUs on an annual basis. ARCA also researched and prepared the necessary customer base and recycling partners to meet the specific needs of the client. ARCA’s appraisal process made the financial outcomes predictable.
ARCA processes over 10,000 new SKUs into our system for this ongoing project annually. We also warehouse and distribute over 100,000 individual pieces of this inventory to our customers each year. All of this movement is tracked and reconciled back to the individual shipment ARCA received, while saving the client over 3,000 man hours and 20,000 square feet.
ARCA operates ARCA branded and non-ARCA branded sale channels to sell this equipment to our customers. Brand integrity is one of the top priorities for this manufacturer and ARCA keeps a close eye on maintaining a legitimate and trusted customer base for these materials. Our model and 0% landfill policy also keeps over a million pounds of these products out of landfills each year.
End ResultThe client now has a trusted source to handle all their surplus materials without lifting a finger. The client knows that the materials will be responsibly dealt with and has a 100% transparent line of sight into the second life of their products. Nearly best of all, is that they are generating substantially more revenue than liquidation would have.
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