Communications and broadband companies PCT and CTDI enter distributor agreement

Agreement pairs CTDI’s service solutions to the communications industry with PCT’s products for the broadband industry.

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Mesa, AZ and West Chester, PA — PCT International, a provider of products for the broadband industry, has entered into an agreement with Communications Test Design Inc. (CTDI), a global communications repair and logistics provider, to serve as exclusive global master distributor of all PCT’s products. PCT’s portfolio includes transmission, connectivity, metro Ethernet and fiber to the home products for cable, telephone companies and satellite service providers. As part of the agreement, CTDI will provide supply, warehousing, logistics and distribution services through regional centers located in North America, Europe and Asia to serve PCT’s broadband, CATV, satellite and structured wiring customers worldwide.

Steve Youtsey, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of PCT International, added “After several years of sustained growth and with the support of our most valued global customers, PCT International’s management team firmly believes that enhancing our end to end supply chain capability is tantamount to further strengthening our position in the market place. CTDI’s world-class global logistics and distribution expertise in the communication industry, coupled with PCT’s high-quality product portfolio, makes the decision to join forces an easy one. The joint service level offering through this partnership will improve our supply chain reliability while positively impacting our customers’ bottom lines.”

According to Brian Parsons, Vice President of CTDI’s Products Division, “Service providers are clearly seeking more effective supply chain solutions that ensure high availability of products and vendor managed inventory solutions. CTDI is excited about this agreement as it delivers these benefits to service providers through PCT’s product portfolio. CTDI looks forward to engaging with PCT’s customers in this innovative new supply chain model.”

PCT and CTDI will roll out the new supply chain model in early 2013 and are currently in the process of transitioning customers to achieve the benefits of the partnership.

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