New initiative, working with major supply partners, optimises RS stockholding to ensure best purchasing experience for customers and fastest delivery
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has enhanced its stockholding of most-wanted product lines from Alpha Wire as part of a strategic initiative to ensure customers’ favourite products are readily available for immediate despatch and next-day delivery.
In total, RS supports over 3,000 product lines from leading global cable manufacturer Alpha Wire. Among Alpha Wire distributors, RS holds the widest product range and has now established an intelligent pro-active program to maximise support for all the best-selling Alpha Wire lines and ensure the most competitive prices.
“At RS we pride ourselves on delivering the fastest turnaround in the business, and the key is in maintaining the right stock profile,” said Valerie Ramon, Global Head of Electrical, Test and Measurement, RS Components. “We have recently changed the way we do this with our major partners, taking advantage of the latest information technology, and have increased our investment in the most important lines to further improve our services to customers.”
“This new initiative is typical of the intelligence and energy that RS brings to our partnership, and is sure to be successful in delivering a great experience for customers and increasing sales,” said Emmanuel Deboval, EMEA Director, Alpha Wire.
The Alpha Wire portfolio at RS spans diverse general-purpose, data, power and networking cables, hook-up wire, and accessories such as heatshrink tubing, cable braid and copper tape. Product families such as EcoGen™, Xtra-Guard® Industrial Series and Alpha Essentials provide a rich cable selection including lightweight cables, hazard-matched cables, rugged cables including specialist multi-conductor cables for drives and controls, as well as general-purpose communication and control cables and tray cables.