Contact Surplus Operations

Hours of operation


Physical Address:
7511 New Market St SW, Tumwater, WA 98501

Customer parking lot at:
711 Tumwater BLVD SW, Tumwater, WA 98501

Surplus Operations is open to the public by appointment only for the viewing and pick up of auctions. Please contact 360-407-2270 to schedule an appointment.

If you are with a state agency, local governmental entity, or education institution and need help or have questions, please contact 360-407-2273.

Our Online auctions are currently running. View Surplus Operations online auctions. Or visit our digital storefront.


Surplus Operations Phone Line Email Address
General Inquiries 360-407-2270
Cashier’s Office 360-407-2271
Public Auction/Tools and Equipment 360-407-2272
Government Item Disposal 360-407-2273
Federal Programs 360-407-2274
State Agency/Priority Purchasing 360-407-2275
Transport Services 360-407-2277
Public Auction/Used Vehicle Sales 360-407-2278


Lost an item at Transportation Security Administration (TSA)?

Have you had an item confiscated by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)? Several times a year, TSA delivers confiscated knives, corkscrews, pool cues and other items prohibited from being taken on an airplane to the Enterprise Services Surplus Operations retail store.

If you had something special confiscated from you by TSA, it might be at DES Surplus Operations. If you think Surplus might have your item, please email a detailed description of the item (for example: Large red Swiss Army Knife with the initials J.Q.P engraved on the side). We cannot guarantee the return of any lost items.