17 October 2007 – Toshiba TEC, a global manufacturer of retail and industrial information systems has been appointed preferred supplier to DHL the global leader in international express, overland transport, air and ocean freight and contract logistics. Toshiba will be responsible for the delivery, installation and maintenance of industrial and desktop RFID-ready label printers and consumables.
DHL Global Business was looking for a supplier who could not only provide and maintain high performing printers but one that could manage their many cross border requirements. In Europe alone the company operates a total of 28 gateways in more than 20 countries with a total of around 1,000 depots.
They chose to work with Toshiba TEC Europe because of the company's strong technological leadership and has officially approved Toshiba TEC's B-SV4D, B-SA4 standard models and B-SX4/5 and 6 industrial label printers for use within the business. The other key element which led to Toshiba's appointment was the company's one-stop servicing approach. Operated through a Brussels based hub Toshiba's pan-European service network is a best practice business concept which has worked successfully with a number of customers who have cross-border business operations.
Toshiba's remit is to provide continuous support and printing solutions to DHL's local, regional and national depots. The pan-European DHL contract covers France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland and Europe's newly emerging markets.
About TOSHIBA TEC
TOSHIBA TEC Europe has earned a reputation as a leading manufacturer of retail and industrial information systems through product development that aims to anticipate and uncover potential customer needs, resulting in products that provide real value and benefits to the user.
As a total solution provider, TOSHIBA TEC Europe offers a complete package from consulting and system design to system installation, operation and maintenance of point of sale systems, cash registers, scales, barcode printers, peripherals and software information systems.
TOSHIBA TEC Corporation has a global turnover of 355 billion yen. TOSHIBA TEC's majority shareholder is the TOSHIBA Corporation, which provides TOSHIBA TEC with the support of a worldwide organisation with a strong presence in four continents.
TOSHIBA TEC Europe Retail Information Systems
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