Partnering with Avnet Yields Success for Large Unified Communications Provider

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    Learn about Avnet’s ability to provide end to end supply chain management for a large unified communication provider giving the company more flexibility to compete in a dynamic, global market.

    At A Glance


    Leading global provider of unified communications solutions for enterprises and governments

    The Challenge:

    This large unified communications provider needed to reduce the time and costs required to manage the supply chain for several of its most important products, accelerate time to market, and create a backbone for supporting expansion into new geographical regions.

    The Avnet Solution:

    Avnet delivered contract integration, manufacturing, distribution, and support services for key communication products based on rack-mounted servers from HP and Dell. By handling purchasing, integration, and assembly of all components, then drop-shipping directly to the customer, Avnet frees this large unified communications provider from supply chain management, manufacturing and inventory costs, and delivery burdens.

    The Results:

    Working with Avnet has allowed this large UC provider to accelerate product turnaround from six to eight weeks to as little as 48 hours. Just as importantly, they have been able to convert fixed costs to variable expenses giving the company more flexibility to compete in a dynamic, global market.


    To learn more about Avnet's end-to-end supply chain management, please download our case study and visit Get the most with Avnet!


    Avnet Info.pngAbout Avnet

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 28, 2014, Avnet generated revenue of $27.5 billion. For more information, visit