Tag: Excess Inventory

B-Stock’s Seth Blaustein Named a 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Star

The team at B-Stock would like to congratulate our own Seth Blaustein, on being named a 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Star by Institute of Supply Management (ISM) and THOMASNET. Each year the awards program recognizes individuals – under the age of 30 – who have demonstrated leadership, innovation, collaboration, and other outstanding attributes. …

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Three of B-Stock’s Own Named 2016 "Pros to Know" by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine

A big congratulations to B-Stock’s Eric Moriarty, Dave Gershon, and Steve Marbit who were recently named 2016 “Pros to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The Pros to Know Awards recognize leading supply chain executives that are leading initiatives and making significant contributions to help solve supply chain challenges in today’s business climate. …

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Our Latest European B2B Marketplace: A2Z Liquidation Auctions

Returned and overstock merchandise from the world’s largest e-retailer has hit the B-Stock Sourcing Network and is available via our newest European-based marketplace: A2Z Liquidation Auctions. This B2B marketplace will give qualified business buyers in the EU unprecedented access to bulk quantities of inventory across dozens of product categories including: books, movies, music and games, …

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Our Latest Marketplace: Boise Paper

We are happy to welcome Boise Paper to the B-Stock Sourcing Network. This B2B marketplace will give buyers direct access to surplus and off-quality paper products from Boise Paper including: office-grade paper, printing paper, and converting paper in either sheeted or roll form. The products range in condition from light use to damaged and are …

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Reevaluate Your Liquidation Plan To Achieve Higher Recovery

By getting smart about the secondary market and looking beyond traditional liquidation methods for customer returns and other excess inventory – like selling offline to one or two buyers – you can create a sophisticated, scalable solution that optimizes your monetization of customer returns and other excess inventory. But what exactly does a successful solution …

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B-Stock is a Green Supply Chain Award Winner!

Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine just announced its 2015 Green Supply Chain Award winners and we are pleased to have been among the companies recognized for their sustainable business models and strategies. B-Stock was selected for providing green reverse supply chain solutions for our hundreds of clients in the form of B2B marketplaces that …

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Tackling your Liquidation Program with Technology

Around 3.5 billion items are returned to retailers each year adding up to over $260 billion worth of merchandise. A large portion of this inventory can’t go back on store or virtual shelves – due to diminished item condition, damaged packaging or product obsolescence – and is slated for liquidation. Luckily the ‘L word’ (in …

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Solutions for Excess and Returned Wireless Inventory

Millions of dollars in merchandise is returned to wireless retailers each year. Most of it can’t go back on store shelves due to diminished item condition, damaged packaging or product obsolescence. No matter the reason, that’s a significant amount of idle inventory taking up backroom space and subsequently costing money. Reducing internal time and costs …

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Send It Back: More Online Spending Means More Returns

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a major retailer that doesn’t offer an online platform or store to purchase items from, and for good reason: now more than ever consumers are heading online to make purchases. In fact, current statistics show that 89% of consumers prefer to shop online – not surprisingly – …

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Building a Scalable Liquidation Solution

Relaxed return policies drive customer loyalty but can wreak havoc on reverse logistics. Given the amount of merchandise returned each year is steadily growing (in 2014 it was up 6%), reducing internal costs in the handling of this returned merchandise is critical in today’s competitive retailing environment, especially when it comes to merchandise slated for …

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