CELISTICS was appointed Supply Chain Service operator for Telefonica in Spanish America until 2020
The projected volume for the 3 years is 14 million mobile devices.
The logistics operator will service 8 countries in Spanish America.
Many local, national and regional suppliers were evaluated and once again CELISTICS was the company selected.
Miami, Florida- August 9, 2017 – CELISTICS, a company provider of intelligent logistics, distribution solutions and supply chain for the consumer technology industry, announces a new agreement with Telefonica until 2020. This agreement will allow CELISTICS to offer its services in Spanish America’s main markets.
CELISTICS has been a supplier of Telefonica for more than 8 years, managing more than UD$15 thousand million dollars in the purchase of terminals. The company has more than 20 warehouses; this new agreement reaffirms CELISTICS’ position as a strategic partner of the main mobile operator in Latin America. Thanks to its knowledge of the region and industry, the company is able to achieve the highest efficiency standards and speed for its customers. In addition, it will start offering Inverse Logistics services, in addition to Buy Back, already implemented in Panama, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay.
This major three-year agreement is the culmination of an extensive bid where many local, national and regional suppliers participated. CELISTICS was chosen for its operative ability, continuous platform innovation, geographic coverage in Latin America, and Supply Chain efficiency.
“We are convinced that this decision is based on our business strategy, designed to implement highly personalized Supply Chain solutions for each client and each situation, which allows us to develop more efficient and profitable processes”, declared Jose Antonio Rios, CELISTICS CEO.
The services provided by CELISTICS offer a better control during the purchasing and planning processes, which then translates into an improved inventory management of the warehouses, real time visibility and a safe and efficient distribution of mobile devices in multiple regions of Latin America.
The selection process ended with the appointment of CELISTICS as the Supply Chain operator of Telefonica in 8 out of 9 countries that were part of the bid in Latin America. The awarded markets are: Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Uruguay. With the signing of the new contract, the company plans to distribute more than 14 million mobile devices over the next three years.
“One of our pillars is innovation; we offer clients, such as Telefonica, our technological advances which in addition to providing us an edge over the industry, allows us to offer new and improved services to manage planning processes, so our clients can focus on their main goal: activate the equipment and offer the best quality to its end users,” added Rios.
“The well established presence that CELISTICS has in Latin America, offering Supply Chain and distribution services, is one more asset that allows us to support our customers and make their business strategies a reality”, declared Jesse Zarate, COO of CELISTICS Group. Adding that “Celistics Group includes Movilway, the largest recharge and electronic payment company in the region, the group employs more than 2000 people in 16 countries.”
CELISTICS is the fastest growing provider of intelligent logistics, planning and distribution for the consumer technology industry in Latin America. CELISTICS offers personalized services and solutions to meet its clients’ needs, allowing them to become more efficient and profitable in order to compete in the global industry. For more information, please visit: www.celistics.com