From the Wires
PCT & CTDI Enter Into an Exclusive Global Master Distributor Agreement
By: Business Wire
Nov. 15, 2012 03:10 PM
PCT International, a world leader in last mile products for the broadband industry, has entered into an agreement with Communications Test Design, Inc. (CTDI), a global communications repair and logistics provider, to serve as exclusive global master distributor of all PCT’s products. PCT’s portfolio includes transmission, connectivity, metro Ethernet and fiber to the home products for cable, telephone companies and satellite service providers. As part of the agreement, CTDI will provide supply, warehousing, logistics and distribution services through regional centers located in North America, Europe and Asia to serve PCT’s broadband, CATV, satellite and structured wiring customers worldwide.
Steve Youtsey, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of PCT International, added, “After several years of sustained growth and with the support of our most valued global customers, PCT International’s management team firmly believes that enhancing our end-to-end supply chain capability is tantamount to further strengthening our position in the marketplace. CTDI’s world-class global logistics and distribution expertise in the communications industry, coupled with PCT’s high-quality product portfolio, makes the decision to join forces an easy one. The joint service level offering through this partnership will improve our supply chain reliability while positively impacting our customers’ bottom lines.”
According to Brian Parsons, Vice President of CTDI’s Products Division, “Service providers are clearly seeking more effective supply chain solutions that ensure high availability of products and vendor managed inventory solutions. CTDI is excited about this agreement as it delivers these benefits to service providers through PCT’s product portfolio. CTDI looks forward to engaging with PCT’s customers in this innovative new supply chain model.”
PCT and CTDI will roll out the new supply chain model in early 2013 and are currently in the process of transitioning customers to achieve the benefits of the partnership.
About PCT International, Inc.
Established in 1997, PCT International, Inc. provides superior last mile and premise products and solutions for broadband communications networks to customers in more than 60 countries. The company leverages innovative engineering, four state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and a highly-efficient distribution network to ensure quality, service and pricing benefits for broadband, CATV, satellite and structured wiring customers. PCT International’s “Hardened Drop” approach is a total solution from the tap to the customer premise equipment that is designed to reduce costs for operators and enhance satisfaction for subscribers. PCT International and its holding company, Andes Industries, Inc., are headquartered in Mesa, Arizona. For more information, please visit www.pctinternational.com.
CTDI has provided groundbreaking service solutions to the communications industry since 1975. Today, CTDI is a full-service engineering, repair and logistics company delivering innovative and web-based service models worldwide. CTDI’s one-stop service model includes: wireline repair and logistics, wireless repair and logistics, network deployment services, supply management services, product engineering and manufacturing, and most recently, CPE (set-top box, modems, EMTAs, DTAs and tablets) repair and logistics. CTDI’s customers include the major telecom and cable service providers as well as OEMs from around the world. CTDI maintains its corporate headquarters in West Chester, Pa., and supports an expanding customer base with more than 5,800 employees in 50 facilities worldwide. For more information, please visit ctdi.com.
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