Stylish in-kind donation from ZIPIT is zipping its way to Non Profits

ZIPIT of Peabody, Massachusetts, which sells colorful and clever bags, backpacks and pencil boxes worldwide, has made its first gifts-in-kind donation to NAEIR, the National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources ( NAEIR, in turn, will make those donated items available to civic organizations, churches, schools and other nonprofits without charge, helping them stretch…

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NAEIR Teams with Crowd Control Store to Enhance School Safety

Crowd Control Store donates $100,000 of traffic-control cones and physical distancing floor stickers for use in schools.With schools reopening, the health and safety of teachers and students is a top concern for principals, superintendents and parents.A timely gifts-in-kind donation to NAEIR by New York-based Crowd Control Store will help schools improve school safety.A nonprofit based in…

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Happy Teacher’s Appreciation Week

We appreciate teachers so much that we have created a program where teachers can receive classroom supplies for next to nothing! It’s a FREE MEMBERSHIP program called NAEIR’s Teacher’s Program. “Thank you” to Free Educational Resources for allowing us to join in the celebration of Teacher’s Appreciation Week through NAEIR is a nonprofit organization…

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New Features added to your NAEIR Membership

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Now Available – Multiple Contacts

NAEIR members now have the ability to add multiple contacts at their organizations.

The new contacts will receive emails as product offers become available and will have the capability to submit requests for merchandise. Catalogs will be sent to the primary contact only. All merchandise and billing information will be sent to the address on file for the member organization.

The process is quick and easy. Only the primary contact person has access to sign-up additional contacts.


Man in warehouse talking to group of people

“NAEIR’s warehouse and distribution center is a lot bigger than I thought it would be!”  Once Treasurer Rutherford and Gary C. Smith, NAEIR’s President & CEO made their way past the reception area and actually began the walk through NAEIR’s 450,000 square foot distribution facility, those were among the first words uttered by the Treasurer;…

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Gary C. Smith the President of NAEIR is “TODAY’S HONOREE”

Todays Honoree

Gary C. Smith, NAEIR’s President & CEO, celebrated on “TODAY’S HONOREE – The #1 Blog For Recognizing The Work Of Others”.  In addition to his honorable mention and headship of NAEIR, Hallmark Cards and Newell Rubbermaid are featured in particular as longstanding NAEIR donors in this insightful article. Immediately following the article is an…

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Gary C. Smith, NAEIR’s President & CEO Featured In CHIEFEXECUTIVE.NET

Smiling Guy features NAEIR President & CEO Gary C. Smith’s wisdom on inventory management – • Nine “don’ts” • one absolute “must do” – gleaned from 30 years of experience in the gifts-in-kind world:

NAEIR Article Just Published in CFO MAGAZINE

First appeared on on August 19, 2013 – CFO Magazine very recently featured an article by NAEIR’s President & CEO – Gary C. Smith, entitled “NINE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT MISTAKES – and One Easy Solution… How to avoid competing with yourself by donating excess inventory or dumping it for pennies on the dollar”. you’re…

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A short article (link no longer available) on NAEIR appeared in the MICHIGAN RETAILERS ASSOCIATION website. It points to the importance of retailers continually offering customers new and exciting products to keep things fresh and interesting for their loyal customers. It also suggests that retailers would do well to use NAEIR as a tool in order…

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