Edition 49
Read the Press
by Reverse Logistics Association

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Cindy Miller Promoted to President of UPS Europe
21 March 2013-UPS has announced that Cindy Miller, a 24-year UPS veteran, has been promoted to president of UPS Europe, making her responsible for all UPS operations in more than 120 countries and territories across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Full Article

Avnet Recognized as One of Top 10 Large Firms in the Phoenix Business Journal's "2013 List of Healthiest Employers in the Valley"
Phoenix, AZ--21 March 2013--Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a global value-added technology distributor, was recognized as one of the top ten large firms on the Phoenix Business Journal's "2013 Healthiest Employers in the Valley" list. The list highlights Phoenix-area employers that are committed to creating healthy workplaces. Avnet, ranked number nine on the list, was recognized for its Healthy Steps wellness program for employees in Arizona and throughout the U.S. Full Article

Canon Ranks As One Of Fortune Magazine's 2013 World's Most Admired Companies
Melville, NY--21 March 2013--Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., has placed on Fortune Magazine's 2013 World's Most Admired Companies list. Moving up one spot in 2013 to fourth globally in the Computers category, Canon ranked in the top three for innovation, financial soundness and long-term investment. In addition, the company placed first among corporations based internationally. Full Article

Arrow Establishes IT Asset Disposition and Reverse Logistics Presence and Expands Computer System Integration Operations in Brazil
Englewood, CO--20 March 2013--Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced the opening of a new facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that establishes a presence for the company’s value recovery (electronic and IT asset disposition) and reverse logistics businesses. Additionally, Arrow’s existing custom computer system integration operations in Brazil will be expanded and relocated to this facility. Full Article

Dell Services Helps Singapore Exchange Modernize Mainframe Application
Plano, TX--19 March 2013--Dell Services today announced the successful completion of a project with Singapore Exchange (SGX) designed to future-proof the technology underpinning its depository business and enhance operating efficiency. The project helped SGX improve the speed of a critical application by up to 100 percent, significantly lowering annual operating costs and better positioning its IT systems to align with future business initiatives. Full Article

T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Announce Board of Directors of Combined Company
Bonn, Germany & Bellevue, WA--19 March 2013--Deutsche Telekom AG (XETRA: DTE; “Deutsche Telekom”), T-Mobile USA, Inc. (“T-Mobile”) and MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS; “MetroPCS”) today announced the members of the board of directors of the combined company upon completion of the proposed combination of MetroPCS and T-Mobile. This impressive and diverse group of individuals has a wide variety of expertise, qualifications, attributes and skills, including corporate governance and board service, executive management, finance and accounting, private equity, operations, strategy, technology, investor relations, telecommunications industry experience, and public service. Full Article

SIMS Metal Management Announces European Management Changes
New York, NY & Sydney, Australia--19 March 2013--Effective immediately Graham Davy, CEO Europe and Global Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), is no longer employed by the Company. Amongst other management changes, Hans-Otto Hagemann has been appointed acting Managing Director SRS Continental Europe and SRS UK. Full Article

Ryder Launches New Company Website
Miami, FL--19 March 2013--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced the launch of its new company website at www.ryder.com. The site features expanded content and an updated design to improve the user experience. Full Article


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