SCHAEFER does more than manufacturer great quality carts. Our team of waste experts provides a variety of services to meet your waste management needs. If you’re starting a new program, extending an existing one, or rolling out a new service, SCHAEFER offers everything you need for success.
Let SCHAEFER do the heavy lifting and save you time and work!
When you choose SCHAEFER, you get a complete full-service partner. Our industry experts have decades of industry experience to help you plan, implement, and support your program post-deployment. At SCHAEFER, we build successful partnerships and deliver on commitments.
Let our assembly and distribution crews make your life easier. Our team will unload, build, and deliver carts to directly to resident homes. SCHAEFER provides daily updates of completion progress so you always know where your project stands. The assembly and distribution service includes:
- offloading of carts at a customer provided staging area,
- assembling carts,
- distributing carts to designated addresses based on a customer provided address list.
Optional services include:
- recording serial numbers and/or RFID tags or QR codes in Excel format for delivery verification.
- attachment of educational or marketing material provided by the customer.
Our WISTAR® technology manages mass deployment and distribution roll-out of carts. WISTAR® mobile hand-held units make residential cart deliveries, route audits, and inventory management in the field easy and accurate.
During the manufacturing process, an RFID tag is embedded into your cart. This allows the delivery personnel to assign a specific cart to a specific address during the point of delivery. At this time, the tag ID, serial number, address, manufacturing date, size, stream, and GPS location are encapsulated to a build an accurate database of your assets. Customers have full visibility of assembly and distribution progress in real time via the WISTAR® web-based dashboard.
WISTAR® Fleet Management software allows customers to set-up and optimize routes and perform live tracking of carts and collection vehicles. Now, you can track on-time performance and driving information for the ultimate in customer service. Customers can see the exact cart position and RFID number with event tagging, which includes date and time of pick-up, collection vehicle number, cycle time, etc. WISTAR Fleet provides online route optimization of external pre-existing route data to ensure collection is being completed in the most efficient manner.
SCHAEFER can provide a cart maintenance and work order management plan for the duration of a service agreement. Our cart maintenance solutions cover all aspects of the daily, weekly, and monthly demands. At SCHAEFER, our team manages a residential cart throughout the entirety of its life cycle. This includes, but is not limited to, traveling to new addresses to deliver carts, traveling to individual locations to repair or replace carts, and retrieving lost carts. If the cart body is damaged to the degree that replacement is not possible, SCHAEFER will collect the damaged cart and replace it at the residence with another cart. From there, the SCHAEFER cart maintenance manages the warranty process for you.
When looking to upgrade your existing waste and recycling carts, SCHAEFER will pick up and recycle existing residential solid waste or recycling carts and cans (metal or plastic) in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner.
SCHAEFER offers a comprehensive recycling program, which helps you meet sustainability goals. Depending on the volume of waste and recycling carts, SCHAEFER understands that carts do have a life cycle, and cart products should be recycled. To learn more about the SCHAEFER buy back program, contact your local representative today. Carts that qualify for the program must meet the following criteria:
- Minimum of 300 carts/truckload, stacked as originally shipped, must be available to initiate pick-up (SCHAEFER pays freight),
- Carts must be injection molded. No rotation molded carts are accepted,
- Carts must be free of debris,
- Wheels, axles, and retention bars must be removed.
SCHAEFER offers complete marketing services to help promote new automation services, recycling programs, or educational materials. Services include:
- Design services include graphic design, logos, print, landing pages, and other collateral,
- Mailings, postcards, bulk mailings, and email services,
- Print, postcards, brochures, cart hangers, and surveys.