When deciding on what to do with retired IT assets, an ITAD provider is the most logical route, but most do not consider IT asset management while searching. The proper disposition of IT equipment is extremely important for the environment, but managing the flow of IT equipment is essential for every business.
As one of the many services an ITAD provider like HOBI has to offer, reverse logistics increases accountability in ITAM, helps determine the appropriate sales channel equipment should be sent through to recover the most value, and provides many enterprise benefits.
There are three areas in which reverse logistics ensures that IT asset managers remain accountable, communication, data erasure and compliance. Reverse logistics services create clear points of communication so that no questions go unanswered, and helps enterprises stay up-to-date on where their devices are and where they are going. Data security is an extremely important step in the disposition process, and reverse logistics services include top-tier data erasure, ensuring all corporate and employee information is properly disposed of and that no residual data remains on the device. Lastly, violating any industry legislation can result in significant fines and reputation damage for an enterprise, which makes compliance critical. Certified reverse logistics processors can provide documentation that proves compliance with both state and national legislation.
When it comes time to retire IT assets, not all of the hardware has reached the end of its useful life cycle, and reverse logistics services can help maximize device value through reuse. The reuse stage in the reverse logistics process is for equipment, refurbished or repaired, that is reintroduced into a company’s own service parts supply chain. Reusing a product a company already owns results in 100 percent value recovery.
Reverse logistics isn’t just about transporting IT assets, it’s about getting your retired equipment from point A to point B with zero damage and no data leaks. Most do not realize that when you transport IT assets, you’re also transporting data, and data security should be a top priority for any corporation. Finding an ITAD provider with transparent reverse logistics services helps provide a measure of data security before data is wiped from the devices, as well as peace-of-mind that your data is in the right hands. Another thing to consider is the safety of your IT equipment. Transporting IT assets without damaging any of the hardware means just the right packaging methods to ensure a safe trip, as well as temperature storage to prevent overheating.
HOBI offers comprehensive, large scale reverse logistic solutions, and prioritizes client satisfaction in every step of the process. HOBI also offers secure point-to-point and secure chain-of-custody transportation options. By working closely with each and every client, we are able to determine their exact logistics needs while also successfully managing costs.
For more information about our reverse logistics or ITAD services call 817-814-2620, or contact HOBI at firstname.lastname@example.org.