Trade Wings, Inc., a US-based global provider of diverse supply chain services for the telecommunications industry, recently signed with Kalatec GmbH to continue its expansion into the Asian and EMEA telecom markets.
Online PR News – 07-August-2009 – – Trade Wings, Inc., a US-based global provider of diverse supply chain services for the telecommunications industry, recently signed with Kalatec GmbH to continue its expansion into the Asian and EMEA telecom markets. Under the agreement, Kalatec will serve as Trade Wings’ sales representative to pursue new accounts with network operators in the regions.
Based in Schwaikheim, Germany, Kalatec GmbH provides consulting services with a focus on telecommunications networks, managed satellite networks, VoIP for small and medium enterprises, power generating systems, health care management systems, and wind energy and photovoltaic systems.
Kalatec is currently working with an extensive network of partner companies in Europe, CIS, China and Morocco. In developing business for Trade Wings, Kalatec will initially focus on major Russian and Scandinavian telecom companies and eventually add other EMEA accounts.
“We specifically selected Kalatec as our strategic partner to help expand our footprint into the CIS and other markets,” says Tom Bastian, VP of Sales and Marketing. “With Kalatec’s knowledge of the industry and experience with the types of companies we serve, our approach will be synergistic in offering those companies supply chain solutions that will impact their bottom line.”
Kalatec was founded by Frank Zehnder, Managing Director, in March 2008. Zehnder is a veteran in the telecom industry with over 12 years’ experience in sales throughout the APAC and EMEA regions, specializing in the CIS market. Prior to starting Kalatec, Zehnder was co-founder and managing director of Bellatrix Consult GmbH since 2004, and before that worked for many years in different appointments within Alcatel-Lucent.
“I feel confident to meet increasing customer demand for strategic telecom supply network services in this region,” says Zehnder. “Trade Wings has been recognized as a major provider of custom supply chain solutions for telecommunications OEMs and service providers in the industry and therefore I am very happy to have been chosen to help Trade Wings expand into the EMEA and ASIA telecom market.”