BrightPoint Australia Announces Logistic Services Agreement With Macquarie Telecom
INDIANAPOLIS, May 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brightpoint, Inc. (CELL) ("BrightPoint") (Nasdaq:CELL), a global leader in providing device lifecycle services to the wireless industry, today announced that its subsidiary, Brightpoint Australia Pty Ltd ("BrightPoint Australia"), has entered into an agreement with Macquarie Telecom Pty Limited ("Macquarie Telecom") to provide fulfilment and logistic services in the Australian market.
Under the terms of the agreement, BrightPoint Australia will provide a full suite of logistic services to Macquarie Telecom including order, stock and transport management, quality assurance, reporting, and reverse logistics, as well as the fulfilment of customised welcome packs and mobility products to the Macquarie Telecom customer base.
"We are pleased to enter into this new agreement," stated Chris Greig, Group Executive Telco for Macquarie Telecom. "Our mobility offering is an important component of our Telco business. Providing customers with access to the latest range of business devices with prompt fulfilment and delivery supports our focus on customer care. We look forward to a long-term relationship with BrightPoint Australia."
"Our ability to provide Macquarie Telecom with a fully integrated solution was critical to their success, and enabled them to meet their system cutover time frame," stated James Watters, BrightPoint Australia's Managing Director. "BrightPoint's world-class fulfilment and logistic services provide a seamless experience for Macquarie Telecom and their enterprise customer base."
About Macquarie Telecom
Macquarie Telecom is Australia's number one Managed Hosting and integrated Telco provider to business and government customers through the delivery of service excellence. Macquarie Telecom delivers a full range of Hosting, Data, Voice and Mobile services specifically to the business and government market. Established in 1992, Macquarie Telecom is one of the first telecommunication providers of the deregulated era and successfully publicly listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in October 1999. Macquarie Telecom was judged the best telecommunications provider for customer care in the World at the World Communication Awards in November 2008. Macquarie Telecom was honoured with the "Best Customer Care" because of its unique Personal Accountable Service (PAS) program. PAS is their attitude and commitment to delivering a superior experience for customers through Ownership, Proactivity, Communication and Responsiveness.
Head office: Level 20, 2 Market Street, Sydney 2000. Website: www.macquarietelecom.com
About Brightpoint, Inc.
Brightpoint, Inc. is a global leader in providing device lifecycle services to the wireless industry. In 2011, BrightPoint handled more than 112 million wireless devices globally. BrightPoint's 5 key service areas Plan, Market, Customize, Move, Recover, offer over 110 innovative services, such as distribution channel management, procurement, inventory management, reverse logistics and repair services, software loading, kitting and customized packaging, fulfillment, product customization, eBusiness solutions, and other outsourced services that integrate seamlessly with its customers' IT systems and operations. BrightPoint's effective and efficient platform allows its customers to benefit from rapidly deployed, flexible and cost effective solutions. BrightPoint has more than 4,000 employees, as well as a significant number of temporary staff, and a global footprint covering more than 35 countries, including 13 Latin American countries through its investment in Intcomex, Inc. In 2011, BrightPoint generated revenue of $5.2 billion, from customers in over 75 countries. BrightPoint provides distribution and customized services through over 100,000 points-of-sale and to over 25,000 B2B customers worldwide. Additional information about BrightPoint can be found on its website at www.BrightPoint.com , or by calling its toll-free Information and Investor Relations line at 877-IIR-CELL (877-447-2355).
CONTACT: Brightpoint, Inc. Tom Ward Investor Relations 317-707-2745 Brightpoint, Inc. Carolyn Manco Media Relations 317-707-2276Source: Brightpoint, Inc. 2012 GlobeNewswire, Inc.