Philadelphia – National majap and CE
distributor Almo has been tapped to provide the premium Bosch home appliance
line to small- and medium-sized dealers throughout the U.S. beginning Aug. 1.
John Iacoviello, senior sales VP of
Bosch parent BSH Home Appliances, said the manufacturer entered the strategic
partnership with Almo “to ensure that our important smaller and medium-sized
dealers continue to receive best-in-class service … This is a key strength and
core competence of [Almo].”
The family-run distributor, which is known for
its personalized service and rapid ship delivery program, operates 10
strategically located distribution centers from coast to coast, which allows the
company to ship to more than 90 percent of the U.S. within 48 hours.
“The Bosch brand is synonymous with
excellence, making it an ideal addition to the Almo family of brands,” said Warren
Chaiken, the distributor’s president/COO. “We are well positioned to service
existing Bosch customers in this market segment [and have] set a team in motion
to ensure a smooth transition as we welcome them to the Almo family.”
Dealers with questions related to
the transition should contact their local BSH representative or Almo customer
support line at (866) 430-2566.
Germany’s BSH is one of the world’s
largest major appliance manufacturers with a brand portfolio that includes the Bosch,
Siemens, Thermador and Gaggenau badges. It maintains U.S. production facilities
in New Bern, N.C., and La Follette, Tenn.
Founded in 1946, Almo’s 10 regional
distribution facilities comprise more than 1 million square feet of warehousing
for major appliance, CE and home and commercial A/V products.