Make it easy for the public to bid on surplus and used govt equipment by having one online Govt website to place bids. Site should calculate shipping costs and or dictate local pickup. Site should allow for the Govt to put a reserve price to ensure the Govt gets its minimum price.
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The Gov., DoD in particular has a DRMO system for liquidating or reassigning used equipment. Although the idea is good, I have noticed that the DRMO is often ignored by the DoD agencies when it comes time to acquire equipment. For one example, my base waited 2+ years & spent @ $600K to acquire a new crane. My base is @ 40 mi. from a DRMO through which at least 6 apparently useable cranes went to sale by DRMO in that... more »
Employees should be able to purchase office equipment, items that are being surplus. The monies used can go into a special office budget account that the office can use to either purchase office supplies, special office functions, awards/incentives to employees. IT equipment especially should be available to purchase by employees since alot of employees have families or in need of computers for their families. A limit... more »
When equipment purchased by ATSDR and used in one of eleven Regional Offices reaches the end of its useful life we are required to ship the equipment back to our headquarters in Atlanta because it was purchased with Superfund dollars. Each of the eleven offices is co-located with an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regional office or the EPA Headquarters office which also has equipment purchased with Superfund dollars.... more »