About Essendant Liquidation Auctions

*Important Update for California & Florida Auctions* - Only buyers with California resale certification are eligible to bid on California auctions, and only buyers with Florida resale certification are eligible to bid on Florida auctions, at this time.

Essendant Liquidation Auctions is an official B2B auction marketplace for a national distributor of workplace essentials including office products, furniture, industrial supplies, janitorial supplies, break room supplies, and electronics. Auctions will include merchandise in new condition and customer returns. Be sure to register for Essendant Liquidation Auctions so that you can bid and buy liquidation and wholesale workplace essentials.

Product Categories

Essendant Liquidation Auctions offers liquidated and wholesale workplace essentials

  • Office Products
  • Office Furniture
  • Janitorial & Breakroom Supplies
  • Electronics
  • Industrial Supplies

Types Of Liquidated Inventory

Inventory is sold on the Essendant Liquidation Auctions marketplace for a range of reasons including new condition as opposed to new condition excess stock and customer returns.

  • New Condition
    • Overstock Inventory that has never been sold. Product may contain items with expiration/ best by dates > 1 month away.
  • Customer Returns
    • Merchandise that has been returned to Essendant Liquidation Auctions. Merchandise is uninspected and may be broken, missing instructions, and non-functional. Product that has been identified as severely damaged has been removed. Please note that product may contain items with expiration/best by dates > 1 month away.
  • Expired
    • New condition merchandise which has an expiration or best by date in the last 30 days.

Workplace Essentials Lot Sizes

Essendant Liquidation Auctions sells their liquidated merchandise in a variety of lot sizes. Essendant Liquidation Auctions lot sizes include multi-pallet (also known as LTL or Less Than Truckload) and truckload.

  • LTL (Less Than Truckload)
    • A truckload of liquidated inventory that is defined as containing 10 pallets or fewer.
  • Truckload
    • A truckload of liquidated inventory is typically defined as containing 11 pallets or greater of inventory.

Shipped & Direct From Locations

Essendant Liquidation Auctions delivers its inventory direct either from its own warehouses or through the use of distribution centers, owned or 3rd party. Individual auction listings typically highlight the location the inventory in that listing will be shipped directly from.

Merchandise may be sold from any of the following locations:

  • Albany, NY
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Boston, MA
  • Columbus, OH
  • Chicago, IL
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Cranbury, NJ
  • Denver, CO
  • Dallas, TX
  • Edison, NJ
  • Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Houston, TX
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Memphis, TN
  • Nashville, TN
  • Oaks, PA
  • Orlando, FL
  • Portland, OR
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Perris, CA
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Sacramento, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Seattle, WA
  • Tampa, FL
  • Tulsa, OK

Marketplace Buyer Requirements

Essendant Liquidation Auctions only allows qualified business buyers to purchase their liquidated workplace essentials inventory. To register, bid and buy, you must have a valid resale certificate. Essendant only accepts state specific documents. To learn more about reseller certificates, please visit this helpful article about the reseller’s certificate. To find instructions on how to apply state by state, review the helpful resale certificate form by state.

California Auctions: Only buyers with California resale certification are eligible to bid on California auctions.

Florida Auctions: Only buyers with Florida resale certification are eligible to bid on Florida auctions.

Questions & Contact Information

If you have additional questions about Essendant Liquidation Auctions please feel free to contact us. There is also a great Essendant Liquidation Auctions FAQ reference for questions we frequently receive from potential and active buyers on the Essendant Liquidation Auctions marketplace.

To join the Essendant Liquidation Auctions marketplace, please register here.