SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - July 16, 2015 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers,has enhanced its stockholding of most-wanted product lines from Alpha Wire as part of a strategic initiative to ensure customers' favourite products are readily available for immediate despatch and next-day delivery.
RS Components Increases Stock of Top-Selling Alpha Wire Product Lines
In total, RS supports over 3,000 product lines from leading global cable manufacturer Alpha Wire. Among Alpha Wire distributors, RS holds the widest product range and has now established an intelligent pro-active program to maximise support for all the best-selling Alpha Wire lines and ensure the most competitive prices.
"At RS we pride ourselves on delivering the fastest turnaround in the business, and the key is in maintaining the right stock profile," said Valerie Ramon, Global Head of Electrical, Test and Measurement, RS Components. "We have recently changed the way we do this with our major partners, taking advantage of the latest information technology, and have increased our investment in the most important lines to further improve our services to customers."
"This new initiative is typical of the intelligence and energy that RS brings to our partnership, and is sure to be successful in delivering a great experience for customers and increasing sales," said Emmanuel Deboval, EMEA Director, Alpha Wire.
The Alpha Wire portfolio at RS spans diverse general-purpose, data, power and networking cables, hook-up wire, and accessories such as heatshrink tubing, cable braid and copper tape. Product families such as EcoGen™, Xtra-Guard® Industrial Series and Alpha Essentials provide a rich cable selection including lightweight cables, hazard-matched cables, rugged cables including specialist multi-conductor cables for drives and controls, as well as general-purpose communication and control cables and tray cables.
RS Components increases stock of top-selling Alpha Wire product lines
About RS Components RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronic components, electrical, automation and control, and test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables. Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2015 had revenues of £1.27bn. For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com. Further information is available via these links: @RSElectronics; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS RS Components on Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/company/rs-components RS Components on Weibo http://e.weibo.com/u/3206377000?type=0 Relevant Links: Electrocomponents plc www.electrocomponents.com RS Components www.rs-online.com/ DesignSpark www.designspark.com