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Public Surplus is an entity of The Public Group, LLC located in Provo, Utah. They manage all excess inventory from government entities and agencies all across the nation. They keep compliance with all government regulations and policies. They have hundreds of agencies across the country registered to their system. They claim to have helped these agencies generate 30-200% more net revenue than any other method they had previously used.
To be a seller, you need to be a part of a government agency or entity. Anyone can be a buyer for free.
Public Surplus has excellent customer service. They have a quick responding chat box on their main page if you have any immediate questions.
Each listing is very descriptive of each product and will have all the information you need to know on full display.
The only fees they have for sellers is a small transaction fee. There are no fees for buyers.
There is very little information on their website. To gather information on becoming a seller, you need to contact one of their sales agents and let them know which government agency you are officially a part of.
You cannot personally sell your own items on their site unless you are affiliated with a government agency.
Most, if not all, of their items need to be directly picked up. They do not ship items to their buyers.
They do not have any trending, daily or special deals on their site.
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