From: Ashwani Vij <ashwanivij**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Inventory
Date: May 14, 2013 6:52:01 PM EDT
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Hi Stefan,

Very interesting point. This may actually help prevent stockpiling, especially if a fee is charged based on quantity lifecycle (as opposed to number of containers - you may start seeing gallons/kilogram bottles because the price is cheaper). Also, don't forget to add disposal costs.

It's all economics these days :)


On Tuesday, May 14, 2013, Wawzyniecki Jr, Stefan wrote:
As we begin to expand our existing bar code chemical inventory system, the folks in Administration are asking if there are any institutions that charge a fee back to departments in order to pay for the system..

Hard economic times lead to such inquiries from VP's.

I appreciate any comments regarding funding of chemical inventory systems, related staffing, and delivery vehicles, etc.

-Stefan Wawzyniecki, CIH, CHMM

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