Progistix-Solutions adds Canon Canada and Bell Sympatico as Clients
(Toronto, April 5, 2001) Progistix-Solutions Inc., one of Canada's largest third-party logistics companies, today announced service agreements with Bell Sympatico ISP and Canon Canada. Progistix will apply its expertise in managing the flow of material, information and value added services to help them meet their customer needs in a time-sensitive environment.
"Progistix is a Canadian leader in offering innovative logistics solutions to technology and telecommunications companies. With our Critical Parts Network, Progistix is capable of 30-minute order fulfillment in urban centres across the country," said Jim Eckler, President and CEO of Progistix-Solutions. "We're very pleased to be working with both Canon and Bell Sympatico to help them maintain their high levels of customer satisfaction in a competitive marketplace."
As part of its agreement with Bell, Progistix will improve the efficiency of processing customer orders for its consumer High Speed Internet service. Progistix will administer and execute the supply chain management of Bell Sympatico High Speed EditionTM Internet access kits, including the processing of customer orders, customized kit production and distribution within Ontario and Quebec.
For Canon, Progistix will provide logistics support for the imageRunner 110 digital imaging system. This is a new, powerful production model photocopier that Canon is now introducing in Canada.
"In addition to developing state-of-the-art equipment, we're in the business of keeping our customers satisfied," said Brian McMullan, Canon's Vice-President of Operations. "Progistix's process-driven approach and high level of operating performance will help us achieve that, and as imageRunner placements in the Canadian marketplace expand, Progistix is well-equipped to adapt to our future logistics requirements."
Formed in 1995, Progistix-Solutions focuses on designing and operating logistics solutions for technology and telecommunications companies. By leveraging the electronic connection of supply chain processes in conjunction with order fulfillment, Progistix helps clients reduce their operating costs while simultaneously improving their operating performance and customer service. Services include many value-added logistics functions for the high tech and telecommunications marketplaces, from on-site equipment testing and e-commerce fulfillment, to vendor-managed inventory and superfast order fulfillment for field service technicians. Progistix has 500 employees with offices and warehouses in Toronto and Montreal, as well as Critical Parts depots spanning the country.
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