Logistical Services

Procurement and Business Services is home to a variety of services:

  • Mail Services receives, delivers, collects, and processes all incoming and outgoing mail

  • Physical Distribution is the primary contact for distribution and receiving at the university

  • Terrapin Trader is the university's ongoing surplus operation

Mail Services receives, delivers, collects, and processes all incoming and outgoing U.S. Postal Service and interdepartmental mail for all departments and offices of the University of Maryland, including the Resident Life community.

The Physical Distribution Center is home to inbound shipments, delivery on campus, transportation management, pick-up service and Terrapin Trader. Read more about general shipping, priority shipping, inbound shipments, and household goods and services here.

Terrapin Trader is UMD’s ongoing surplus property operation that removes, repackages, and resells university-owned equipment in environmentally responsible ways, such as sales, bids, and auctions. It opens to the general public and features constantly changing inventory.