BRACKNELL, UK — Avnet Services, the dedicated services business of Avnet Technology Solutions, and part of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art, EMEA lifecycle solutions facility.
From this new facility in Tiel, the Netherlands, Avnet Services will carry out over 250,000 repairs annually and will cater to reverse logistics, support and depot repair for major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across EMEA. This expansion, coupled with additional new capabilities, enables customers and partners in the region to reduce costs and minimise risk in all stages of lifecycle management.
“The opening of this facility addresses the growth opportunities in lifecycle management, which will continue into 2014 and beyond for our customers and partners. Located within a 50-mile radius of our OEM customer service hubs, our EMEA lifecycle solutions centre provides multiple benefits, as we will be able to keep logistics costs and turnaround times to a minimum, better servicing customers across EMEA. Our lifecycle solutions enable customers to simplify every aspect of the lifecycle process, whilst enhancing return on investment (ROI) and maximising the value of technology investments,” said Joost Masseur, director, lifecycle solutions, for Avnet Services in EMEA.