Ingram Micro Logistics, a division of Ingram Micro Inc., has signed an agreement to provide fulfilment services for Foreverlamp in Europe headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The Foreverlamp products are shipped from Ingram Micros distribution centre in the Netherlands to Foreverlamps distributors and retailers across Europe.
Foreverlamp is aiming to be a major player in the LED retrofit market by providing an outstanding quality range of creative and attractive lamp designs. Foreverlamp and Alessi have developed jointly the high-end AlessiLux line which is now marketed by Foreverlamp.
The company sees the transition towards LED products as a historic opportunity in the Lighting industry and an obligation to the environment. With beautifully designed products, Foreverlamp wants to persuade consumers to make the choice for long lasting and energy saving lighting solutions that stand the test of time.
Alain Maquet, President of Ingram Micro EMEA, said: The agreement with Foreverlamp is a new and great opportunity for Ingram Micro Logistics We are happy we can apply our logistical expertise to bring to market this innovative and environmental friendly product range. Again we demonstrate that we can offer an outstanding range of supply chain services to companies, also outside our traditional markets. Ingram Micro Logistics has been growing rapidly and is now recognised as a strong new player in the Third Party Logistics provider area, bringing new services and ideas to that market.
Working with Ingram Micro is exciting, stated Bas Welles, Finance and Operations Director Foreverlamp. We were looking for a strong Supply Chain Partner to enter the market with our new products and Ingram Micro had the best mix of services to match our needs.
Ingram Micro Logistics provides supply chain services for manufacturers, publishers, brick and mortar retailers, and web marketers. Supply chain solutions can be implemented using Ingram Micros infrastructure, the vendors existing infrastructure, or other third-party facilities. Ingram Micro Logistics' integrated supply chain solutions help partners to:
Increase turns and reduce inventory
Change from fixed to variable cost structure
Reduce cycle time from overseas manufacturing points to customer locations
Extend customer reach with integrated retail/web presence