Hauppauge, N.Y. – Sprint has
manage its relationships with tier-two and tier-three vendors, consolidating
vendor management for the carrier.
In its new role, PCD said
it “will assist Sprint in developing new products and support numerous vendors
throughout the globe.” PCD will also
manage the supply chain, which includes forward and reverse logistics, and issue
purchase orders based on Sprint forecasts.
The relationship will save
Sprint time and money, said PCD president/CEO Philip Christopher. Current and future Sprint suppliers “will
benefit from our 25-plus years of experience as we guide them through
certification, quality control, factory audits and field testing in preparation
for product launch,” he said.
PCD also handles marketing
and distribution functions for multiple
handset vendors and “
,” the company has said.