As part of the University’s efforts to enhance and improve its utility infrastructure, North Lot, as well as Speare Place will be closed from Wednesday, May 10th through Friday, August 4th.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this outage, please contact Facilities Customer Service at 617-373-2754 with any questions or concerns and they will direct your call to the appropriate person. More Information
Servicing Transportation, Receiving, and Warehouse Storage
TheTransportation, Warehousing and Fleet Maintenance Department is responsible for servicing the university’s requirements for warehouse storage, central receiving, transporting university staff/athletic teams and completing various office and other related moves of furnishings and equipment. The university’s warehouse, located at 1 Marbury Terrace, utilizes storage for all university equipment, catalogs, as well as all other goods that cannot be stored on campus.
The Transportation, Warehousing and Fleet Maintenance Department also leases bus service for various departments. University departments can schedule these buses through the Transportation Department. Most of this type of bus service is provided for university athletic teams. These departments ace charged for the bus service provided. If a Northeastern bus is not available to handle a university requirement, the Transportation Department will contract these services through an external bus company to provide the service to the university department.
The department is also responsible for working with outside moving companies who are contracted to provide additional moving services. This type of contracting occurs when the moving services required are beyond the capacity of the Transportation Department’s forces.
The manager of the department also acts as a consultant when the university is developing complex projects, including departmental moves. An example of this would be all the work required for the development as well as the coordination of the project.
The Auto Shop performs maintenance on all university vehicles including; police cruisers, trade vans, buses used to transport students, lawn mowers and snow removal equipment. In addition, the shop maintains all emergency generators on campus. The Auto Shop provides emergency services as required.
The department completes deliveries from the warehouse to the on-campus location. A vendor delivery is considered to be the delivery of a product or piece of equipment that is delivered to the warehouse and then transported to the campus location by the Transportation staff. An example of this type of delivery would be when a piece of equipment is shipped to 1 Marbury Terrace, but the ordering department is in Richards Hall. Transportation completes the delivery process.
The department completes deliveries to on-campus locations. These are deliveries where a product has been at the warehouse for a period of time and is then moved to the on campus location as required by the university departments. An example of this type of delivery would be the delivery of paper goods that are stored at the warehouse by the Building Services Department.
The department completes internal deliveries from one campus location to another campus location. This type of delivery could involve the moving of furniture form one office area to another, or moving furniture to provide space for various contractors to do work such as carpet replacement or office, classroom, and laboratory renovations.
The warehouse receives deliveries from various vendors throughout the course of the year. These deliveries are stored at the 1 Marbury Terrace location and are either delivered to the ordering department or stored. The department is responsible for receiving and documenting the receipt of all products as they are delivered to the warehouse.
To contact a member of the Transportation, Warehouse & Fleet Management, please use the contact below.