“Choice Logistics is aggressively expanding its network around the world to support the needs of our client base, and BRIC is an integral component of this strategy,” said Michael Notarangeli, vice president of field operations for Choice. “Operating in these countries requires in-depth knowledge and local expertise to be successful. We have invested heavily in personnel and infrastructure to manage the regulatory, economic and market complexities inherent to BRIC. Clients will benefit tremendously from the comprehensive network and best practices we’ve established.”
The complete breakdown of Choice’s SSL expansion efforts and growth include:
• Brazil: 10 percent increase in delivery activity from a centralized location in Sao Paolo.
• Russia: 66 percent growth since the third quarter of 2009 with new locations in Moscow, Yekaterinburg and St. Petersburg.
• India: 1,500 percent increase in activity from July 2009 to March 2010 from locations in Bangalore, Bombay (Mumbai), New Delhi and Chennai.
• China: 10 percent increase of deliveries from sites in Guangzhou, Zhengzhou, Chengdu, Yinchuan, Lanzhou, Beijing, Nanning, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen and Hong Kong.
Choice customizes its solutions to meet the specific needs of each client for a variety of service parts shipment requirements ranging from mission-critical and same day, to next business day and scheduled deliveries. As BRIC nations experience unprecedented growth, regulatory requirements are in a constant state of flux. Choice’s Global Trade and Compliance (GTC) team conducts ongoing due diligence to ensure that clients are prepared for the constantly evolving business environment.
About Choice Logistics
Choice Logistics provides highly customized third-party mission-critical service parts logistics solutions that meet the unique challenges of global high-tech OEMs and service organizations. With 400+ strategic stocking locations (SSLs) around the world, Choice provides 24/7 same-day solutions, and other value-added support options, for improved strategic inventory management. Choice’s focused insight and expertise provides a competitive advantage while keeping costs low and performance high. Companies including Avaya, Cisco, Dell, EMC, Fujitsu and Hitachi Data Systems trust Choice as their service parts logistics partner.
To learn more about Choice Logistics, visit www.choicelogistics.com; call (800) 593-2108, or e-mail [email protected]