SmartCIC Launches a Global Logistics Solution
to Simplify Shipping Hardware and Equipment for Service Providers
25, April 2023 – SmartCIC, a global managed service provider, has launched its logistics offering for global service providers to enable the deployment of digital infrastructure in new markets by shipping and delivering hardware internationally. In Q1 2023, SmartCIC shipped over 1,300 items to 43 different countries around the world from its Barcelona warehouse alone. The solution enables service provider customers to meet deadlines, avoid costly delays and remove the complexity and risk of delivering hardware to global destinations.
SmartCIC’s team of hardware experts manage the full distribution preparation funnel from start to finish, working with local partners in-country to ensure rapid deployment takes place where it’s needed most. It is providing comprehensive end-to-end delivery, installation, and management of digital infrastructure across a global footprint.
“We manage some of the most complex networking challenges which includes the delivery of hardware and equipment around the world. We have a proven track record of ensuring items are delivered on time, every time, to enable our customers to rapidly monetise solutions internationally,” said Toby Forman, CEO at SmartCIC. “When delivering hardware to global destinations, carriers risk having it confiscated and destroyed. Millions of dollars can be lost due to deployment delays and even contract losses. When you choose SmartCIC, we guarantee that your hardware will get to where it needs to go so that carriers can roll out equipment in new markets seamlessly and serve booming enterprise demand.”
The managed logistics solution covers the entire shipment process end-to-end. This includes providing intelligence on customers and importation requirements for target countries, detailed pricing and timings, equipment reception at any of SmartCIC’s regional logistics centres, repackaging, processing and export, management and tracking of deliveries and equipment reception and forwarding to customer location, engineer location or FMRIB Software Libraries (FSL’s) for further dispersed distribution.
“There’s a growing demand for the service because we’re taking the pain away from another piece of the puzzle in digital infrastructure. There’s an opportunity for global service providers to benefit from new levels of agility and flexibility with SmartCIC as a logistics partner. We match experts in digital infrastructure with local knowledge to provide an ecosystem of solutions and capabilities across LATAM, Africa, Asia and Europe for our customers. Where there’s a challenge, we always find a solution,” said Forman.
SmartCIC has regional logistics centres in Barcelona, Spain, Miami, USA, Costa Messa, USA, Sao Paolo, LATAM, Melbourne, Australia and Shanghai, China. The managed logistics solution adds to SmartCIC’s rich portfolio of services which include broadband, direct internet access (DIA), 4G/5G, large capacities and wave technologies as well as SLA-backed field services solutions from smart hands to fully certified professionals.
Headquartered in France and with offices and facilities in 13 countries, SmartCIC delivers flexible and agile connectivity and field services solutions to international carriers and global enterprise in over 120 countries. Naturally a multi-lingual business the team currently speak 17 different languages in its day-day operations with customers and partners.
SmartCIC’s core values of flexibility and agility are driven by the team’s approach to solution orientated design. SmartCIC’s strategy is to deliver fully flexible solutions that meet the needs of demanding and evolving environments.
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