In a cutthroat industry, partnerships are considered important. They can make or break a company and even increase its value. The problem, however, lies in the difficulty of establishing strong ties that can support a company’s growth. Ingram Micro Inc. recognized this problem and decided to help other companies – specifically those from the IT industry – rise up to the challenges of sustaining success by delivering technology.
One of the least known Fortune 100 companies, Ingram Micro Inc. is a technology distributor and technology sales, marketing and logistics company that works together with various companies from the IT industry worldwide. The company’s strong ties to the tech chain become an asset to their clients; as a partner, Ingram Micro can give a company direct links to computer hardware and software suppliers, computer peripherals and consumer electronics, among others.
Ingram Micro’s services are present in over 26 countries, with over 100 distribution centers and 15,650 associates that can support and address a company’s technological needs. They represent more than 1,400 vendors and 185,000 resellers, making sure that every client request can be fulfilled. Their retailers are some of the world’s best, including Nokia, Intel, IBM and Microsoft.
With these figures alone, you can tell that Ingram Micro has remained truthful to their vision of becoming the best way to deliver technology to the world. Although people may not be aware of how Ingram Micro has helped countless of IT companies worldwide, the company regards the success of their clients as their own; there is no need for additional recognition. Because they act solely as a middle-man, public knowledge is not a priority.
With over $30 billion of revenue annually, Ingram Micro is considered a sleeping giant. Although the company had some losses in the past, they still continue to be one of the most sought-after partners in the IT industry.