Stores and Mail Distribution


About Stores & Mail Distribution (S&MD)

S&MD has a staff of approximately 57 personnel servicing 600 locations (school based 432; administrative 168). Approximately $124 million is processed through the warehouse annually. It maintains a fleet of 27 trucks (18 - S&D and 9 - Mail).

Stores and Mail Distribution functions

Annual Issues/Sales to Schools/Departments:

$14 million in regular stock supplies and equipment
$1,500,000 - $2,000,000 in cafeteria paper goods
$100,000 - $200,000 in pre-printed forms
$27 million in State adopted textbooks (absolute value) (>23,600 items)
$8 million in non-stock items

Types of School Orders:

Online - routine
Computer generated commissary supplies
Telephone - emergency only (principal must call and receive authorization) - online
Pickups/deliveries (between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.)

Property Tagging Personnel:

Locate and identify furniture and equipment throughout the county
Properly record serial numbers and affix property control numbers on all furniture and equipment costing $1,000 or more
Resolve discrepancies with schools/departments to insure accurate inventory

Satellite Warehouse (12525 N.W. 28 Avenue):

Surplus textbook storage area
Surplus furniture and equipment storage area
Receive, store, and deliver furniture and equipment for renovation projects and new schools

School Mail Functions:

Provide pickups and deliveries to 600 service locations

School Board Auctions:

Perform surplus equipment auctions which are held at the Satellite Warehouse (12525 NW 28 Avenue)
Perform vehicle auctions which are held at the Vehicle Auction site (4300 SW 74 Avenue)

Textbook Support Services:

Procure, receive, store and distribute about $27 million annually in State adopted textbooks – absolute value (>23,600 items)
Distribute ancillary materials (teacher manuals, workbooks, booklets, posters and dvds)
Provide emergency textbooks order service to the schools.

Test Materials:

Administer the vendor contract to deliver and pick up test materials (FCAT, SAT, Stanford, HSCT, etc.)



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