Avnet Asia Pacific Awarded Outstanding International Branded Distributor Once Again

November 09, 2020 - 03:21
Avnet Asia Pacific Awarded Outstanding International Branded Distributor Once Again

Demonstrated best-in-class supply chain practices that contributed to the business continuity of partners and customers


SHENZHEN,CHINA - Media OutReach - 9 November 2020 - Leading global technology solutionsprovider Avnet Asia Pacific has been named the Outstanding International BrandedDistributor for the 19th consecutive year by Electronics Supply& Manufacturing-China (ESM-China). The awardreaffirms Avnet'sbest-in-class supply chain services and outstanding contributions to theelectronics industry particularly during these unprecedented times.

Photo caption: Ms. Lily Tong,Senior Sales General Manager, Avnet China, on stage accepting the award forAvnet at the Global Electronic Component Distributor Awards Program in Shenzhen

"Globallogistics and supply chain have been severely impacted by the Covid-19pandemic, further increasing the challenges of procuring electronic componentsand products. As the global economic outlook remains shrouded in uncertainty,it is of paramount importance to secure a reliable and stable supply chainmanagement. Avnet's world-class supply chain capabilities provides customizedsolutions to fulfill customers' needs, enabling them to successfully bringtheir products to market. We are honored that our continuous efforts have onceagain been recognized by the industry," said Grace Dong, senior director ofSales and Supplier Management at Avnet China.

By leveraging its end-to-end ecosystem, strong product developmentand solution design capabilities, as well as its logistics network, Avnet has beenempowering its customers and partners all over the world to navigate variousindustry challenges.

Whenthe world was hit by the Covid-19 outbreak, Avnet actively assumed socialresponsibility by taking the necessary precautionary measures to control thespread of virus, ensuring a stable and reliable supply of electronic components,and offered its technical expertise.

Inits efforts to optimize the supply chain during this critical period, Avnetmaintained close communication with its customers to understand and respond promptlyto their needs. Its global infrastructure and broad network of supply chain andlogistics partners enabled customers to quickly restore their productioncapacity. When faced with a global surge in demand for medical electronicdevices due the pandemic, the company prioritized the supply of components tomedical device manufacturers to expedite the production of critical suppliesand equipment in the fight against Covid-19.  

Asa technology solutions provider, Avnet's product development ecosystem andglobal reach accelerated its customers' abilities to provide various technologysolutions to meet the global demand of medical equipment such as ventilatorsand CT scanners. An example is the support of downstream customers in thedesign and production of hydrogen oxygen nebulizers which are used in theclinical treatment of Covid-19.

The Outstanding International Branded Distributor awardwas presented to Avnet at the Global Distribution & Supply Chain LeadersSummit. The Electronic Component Distributor Awardshonor distributors for their outstanding performance, continuous innovation, high-qualitycustomer service and technical support, and exemplary contributions to thedevelopment of China's electronics industry.


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