✔ – Ask Questions
What are their quality standards?
Can they meet your job specifications? (timeframe, budget, job size, & any special requirements)
Is there a warranty?
✔ - Take a Tour
Visit their facility and see where the work will be done.
Ask to see what inventory they have in stock.
Ask to see finished products and visit a recently installed project.
✔ - Check References
How happy are past customers with both the products and services
Would they select this vendor again?
✔Other Factors to Consider
Do they use clone or Original Equipment Manufacturer’s (OEM) parts?
How do they manage their inventory?
Do they do the work in-house or is it out-sourced?
Does the support staff seem professional and easy to work with?
Is the company financially stable?
Are they members of their industry trade association, the Office Furniture Recyclers Forum?
✔ Before Committing
Follow sound business practices—make sure all pricing, warranties, job
specifications and delivery dates are in writing.
The Office Furniture Recyclers Forum. Recycled Office Furniture: Good for the Environment, Good for Your Business. Greenbiz.com. Retrieved from http://www.greenbiz.com/sites/default/files/document/O16F3340.pdf