ATC Logistics & Electronics (ATCLE), has announced a contract extension through 2012 with Pantech Wireless, Inc. Pantech has recognized ATCLE with its â€œVendor Excellence for Customer Serviceâ€ award each quarter since its inception in early 2008. FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 9, 2009 – ATC Logistics & Electronics (ATCLE), a subsidiary of ATC Technology Corporation (ATC) (NASDAQ:ATAC), has announced a contract extension through 2012 with Pantech Wireless, Inc. (PWI), one of the world’s fastest growing handset manufacturers. The partnership began in 2007 and to date, ATCLE has shipped approximately 2.5 million phones, and processed 20 million service parts for Pantech in North America.
“I am pleased to extend our partnership with Pantech, a well-recognized, leading brand in the handset industry,” said Antony Francis, president of ATCLE. “ATCLE’s advanced, centralized forward logistics services are uniquely positioned to help our customer achieve expansion goals by leveraging our variable cost model. Our full complement of closed-loop supply chain and value-added services provides additional capability and capacity as their needs evolve.”
ATCLE’s experts developed a customized, scalable logistics program for Pantech encompassing strict quality control standards. Pantech has recognized ATCLE with its “Vendor Excellence for Customer Service” award each quarter since its inception in early 2008.
“This renewal reflects the confidence we have in ATCLE’s performance and the peace of mind they provide through ongoing service excellence,” said Mike Laidlaw director of service accounts for Pantech Wireless, Inc. “They have been a great partner who has consistently and proactively identified opportunities for us to create efficiencies in our supply chain. We look forward to strengthening our business relationship over the course of this new agreement.”
About ATC Technology Corporation
ATC Technology Corporation is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois. The Company provides comprehensive engineered solutions for logistics and refurbishment services to the consumer electronics industries and the light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicle service parts markets. For more visit: www.goATC.com.
About ATC Logistics & Electronics
ATC Logistics & Electronics (ATCLE), is a premier provider of third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain services. The company specializes in forward logistics, reverse logistics, asset recovery, test & repair, kitting & packaging, transportation management and value-added services for high velocity, high-tech devices, in addition to other equipment and components. Industry focus includes wireless, broadband, electronics, medical, industrial and automotive. ATCLE’s knowledge, expertise, IT capabilities and 99.5 percent service and quality levels enable its customers to streamline supply chain efficiency and enhance growth and profit. With a customer roster including AT&T, GM, LG, Pantech and TomTom, ATCLE raises the standard for quality, service and performance. For more visit: www.atcle.com.
About Pantech Wireless, Inc.
Pantech Wireless, Inc., an Atlanta, GA-based subsidiary of Pantech & Curitel and Pantech Co., Ltd., researches, markets and develops wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America as part of the Pantech Group. For additional information, visit the PWI website at www.pantechusa.com.