Purchasing and Support Services

Storage & Surplus Process

Storage Process at IPFW

Whenever your department is sending items to storage be sure to complete an Equipment Change in Status Form Also, if any item is considered hazardous material contact the REM department at 15744.

Long term storage (longer than 3 months) is housed at the Ginsberg warehouse. Rates for long term storage are very modest. Contact Physical Plant for current rates.

Short term storage (3 months or less) is housed at the Printing Services/Shipping Receiving Warehouse building on campus. Currently there is no charge for short term storage.

Short Term Storage - On Campus Warehouse

For items that your department wishes to store for 3 months or less, tape the following information to the items for the warehouse staff:

  • Department name
  • Contact name
  • How long items will need to be stored.

Go to Physical Plant's Service Request. Follow the instructions to open a work request.

  • Select Moving from the Problem Type fields.
  • In the description section provide the necessary information that physical plant staff will need to locate the items to be moved.
  • Include in the description this request is for:
    1. Short Term storage in on campus warehouse
    2. Which department these items belong
    3. How long items are expected to be stored.

We ask for this information in both the notes attached to the items and work order to better ensure that information will be available when needed.

Long Term Storage - Ginsberg Warehouse

For items that your department wishes to store for longer than 3 months go to Physical Plant's Service Request. Follow the instructions to open a work request.

  • Select Moving from the Problem Type fields.
  • In the description section provide the necessary information that physical plant staff will need to locate the items to be moved.
  • Include in the description this request is for:
    1. Long Term storage
    2. Which department these items belong
    3. Which account number to charge for storage.

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