Typically, companies avoid write-offs through liquidation even though it only recovers a portion of your assets' original value. Corporate trade can give you more 


self liquidations vs trade credit 3rd party liquidation
 1. Write-down 70%+  1. Write-down 70%+
 2. Cash payment  2. Cash payment
 3. Short term value  3. Short term value
 4. You maintain risk  4. Transfer of risk
 5. High distribution cost to smaller secondary market
 5. No vested interest in your brand's success
 6. Sales focused on low-value activity