First Half of 2009 Sees Flash Global Logistics Strengthening Foothold As Logistics Industry Leader

Dépèche transmise le 30 juin 2009 par Business Wire

First Half of 2009 Sees Flash Global Logistics Strengthening Foothold As Logistics Industry Leader

First Half of 2009 Sees Flash Global Logistics Strengthening Foothold As Logistics Industry Leader

PINE BROOK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Flash Global Logistics, Inc., the global leader in single source supply chain solutions for critical parts and products, today announced that the company continues to gain momentum and has realized its strongest six-month period in company history. Over the first six months of 2009, Flash has added 66 locations in China to its already vast global network of more than 700 FSLs (Forward Stocking Locations) and enhanced its existing distribution, customs clearance and Importer/Exporter of Record (IOR/EOR) capabilities, as well as having added several veteran professionals to the team.

Over the past few months Flash experienced business growth via new clients, i.e. leading companies like GlassHouse Technologies Inc., as well as through organic growth of increased capabilities, global presence and team strength, attracting several talented and proven professionals.

“Flash is supporting a growing part of our business, especially in the Asia/Pacific region,” says Brian Ritchie, SVP & GM Support and Managed Services Division, GlassHouse Technologies, Inc. “And we have full confidence in their ability to help us keep our worldwide customers satisfied with high performance and unparalleled support.”

“As companies seek new ways to beat the tough economy they are filling the gap with proven, savvy, critical logistics solutions,” said Jim van Leenen, CEO and President, Flash Global Logistics. “Therefore, recognition of Flash Global Logistics’ growth is proof-positive that organizations around the globe are more effectively managing their global logistics initiatives and realizing a notable return on investment as a result. Flash looks forward to helping more and more companies enjoy these extremely positive benefits.”

To handle the growth of its business and client base, Flash has attracted several top supply chain professionals to maintain its legacy of providing the industry’s best customer service. Notable hires include:

  • John Miller, Senior Vice President of Global Business Development. Miller is a business strategist, corporate and sales team leader. He has directly impacted the growth of several global high-tech supply chain companies through multimillion-dollar revenue advancement. His expertise has been proven across corporate and client account development, increasing market share, sales development, branding and market strategies. He joins Flash following a 14-year career with another third-party critical parts logistics provider, where he led the company to its greatest growth and successes.
  • Alexandre Dias Cecolim, Global Director, Engineering and Product Development. Cecolim brings more than 12 years of logistics solutions design, analysis, management and organization experience to Flash Global Logistics. He possesses vast experience implementing global, cross-functional projects for key clients, with particular experience working in Latin America.
  • John Wild, Director of Business Development. Wild, formerly Director Supply Chain Solutions Critical Service Logistics for an expert in international forward logistics, brings 30 years of high-tech service parts management experience to the table, with particular expertise in systems, service parts, designing and implementing scalable solutions for clients.

With its leading solution suite, a growing roster of blue-chip clients, and an over-qualified team of executives and employees, Flash Global Logistics is quickly becoming the go-to company for critical global logistics solutions across the world’s established and emerging markets.

About: Flash Global Logistics provides mission critical inventory management and supply chain solutions for its clients worldwide. Flash is headquartered in the U.S. and is incorporated in Germany and Brazil. The company’s global capabilities and infrastructure span approximately 700 Forward Stocking Locations, 14 multi-client distribution centers, five command centers and several regional offices. Services include rapid setup and deployment for the global movement of critical parts and products, including IOR/EOR, evaluation of in-country requirements, paperwork documentation/streamlining, minimization of customs clearance times, VAT deferment management and bonded warranty warehouses. Flash’s blue chip client roster includes companies in high tech, healthcare, telecommunications, semiconductor, computer data storage and networking. For more information, please call 973.808.3360 or visit www.flashlogistics.com.

Business Wire

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