January 14, 2011
PICS Telecom International Announces TL9000 Certification
Industry specific quality certification will increase access to global carriers
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ROCHESTER, NY –January 14, 2011 – PICS Telecom International, a leading supplier of new and used surplus telecommunications and data equipment, announced that it has been awarded the industry sector standard TL 9000 certification. Industry specific quality standards such as TL 9000, the Telecommunications Industry standard, begin with and build on the ISO 9001 certification PICS Telecom International has followed since 1999. Companies must meet the requirements of ISO 9001 plus the industry specific requirements to achieve certification.
Now that PICS Telecom International is a TL 9000 registered company, it is required to report data into the TL 9000 database on the measurements that apply to its operations. The company can then obtain industry performance benchmarks on the applicable measurements against which to compare its own performance and to use in setting performance goals.
“As we look at the marketplace for innovation and globalization, it is critical that we understand how serious our customers are about quality. ISO 9001 and TL 9000 are globally recognized quality standards and provide a wealth of quality guidance we need to insure we provide the highest quality in all our locations around the world,” said Tim Williams, CEO.
About PICS Telecom International
PICS Telecom International is the telecommunications industry’s leading provider of new and used surplus telecom and data equipment, reverse logistics, and investment recovery services. The Company sources its product from more than 120 carrier partners around the world, helping them manage and recover the value of their surplus equipment with world-class asset management programs. These extensive relationships enable PICS to offer the widest selection of high-quality surplus equipment to the telecommunications industry. Founded in 1992, and with a strong operating presence in North America, South America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, the Company is the premier resource for companies that need to save money on their purchases of telecom and data equipment or generate a better return on the sale of surplus or idle assets. For more information visit the Company’s website at www.picstelecom.com.