Founded in 1986, the Danish company is one of the largest IT distributors in the European Union with sales offices in 26 countries across Europe.
The company's private label department is looking for an EU company willing to enter into a strategic partnership under a manufacturing agreement to assist with the production of laptop chargers.
The Danish client is a value-added niche IT distributor, providing suppliers and customers with expert industry knowledge, intelligent logistics solutions, unique sales service, and smart marketing tools. Every day their state-of-the-art logistics center handles thousands of shipments going out to more than 43.000 buying customers.
Not least, the company adds great value to their product selection through a broad spectrum of services, all delivered to help boost their customers' performance. These include specialised product management teams, sales representatives, data-driven marketing activities, and digital services such as tailored price feeds and automated handling of order inquiries.
All in all, more than 1.000.000 item numbers shared among 950 different brands are included in the products assortment including: HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Lenovo, MicroConnect, MicroBattery, Ubiquiti Networks, HP Procurve, Cisco, Synology, Qnap, B&O Play, Loewe, Podspeakers, Kensington, tado, Apple, eSTUFF, Incipio, Griffin, MicroSpareparts Mobile, Axis, Hikvision, Bosch, MicroView, Milestone, NEC, Philips, EPSON, VivoLink, Airtame, Zebra, Honeywell, Star Micronics, Datalogic, Datamax and many more.
The company's activities are focused on the following key areas:
Server, Computer & Printer Parts
Storage & Network
Mobile Parts & Accessories
Surveillance & Security
Professional AV & Digital Signage
Point of Sale & Car ID
The Danish company is looking for a reliable and long-term partner in Europe to minimize both bureaucracy and delivery times experienced at this moment with their current partner in Asia. Also they require flexibility in terms of ordered product amounts. That being said several orders are scheduled to be placed already this year with the foreign partner.
Last but not least, the potential partner(s) should have a good track record in terms of manufacturing and/or supplying OEM laptop chargers.
- Type of partner sought: The potential partner must have CE certification and the following documentation should be available upon request.
2. LVDS (CE certifications) -The low voltage directive (LVD) (2014/35/EU) ensures that electrical equipment within certain voltage limits provides a high level of protection for European citizens, and benefits fully from the single market. It has been applicable since 20 April 2016.
3. ERP Test report - the Energy-related Products Directive (ErP) 2009/125/EC replaced the Eco-Design Directive (EuP) in November 2009 and impacts all energy-related products sold within the EU. According to the European Commission, an energy-related product is any energy-using product or energy-saving product “having an impact on energy consumption during use.
4. Declaration of conformity.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: The Danish company seeks partners with experience in the production of laptop equipment to OEM customers, with good technical knowledge of their products and how the purchasing process works.
The potential manufacutring partner will be provided with all the technical requirements for the products they will be requested to manufacture. In addition they are expected to have a flexible production timeline, to accomodate possible unforseen product demand.
The company is focusing on reducing waste and energy consumption, responsible supply chain management, and high traceability of products both upstream and downstream. Furthermore, they strive to ensure the satisfaction of stakeholders and to maintain their trust by offering high-quality products and services, by ensuring transparency through a collaborative business philosophy and by continuously improving their ambitions.
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