LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of forward and reverse logistics for a diverse range of electronics products and replacement parts, today announced it has further extended its relationship with Polti USA to provide forward logistics service for its new espresso machine line.
Through an agreement with Polti, Encompass will distribute the Capri single-serve espresso machine with coffee capsules through various retail channels. Additionally, Encompass will provide reverse logistics services, including returns management, advance product exchange and repair. Encompass received FDA certification as a food facility to support Polti's new product line.
"As Polti has continued to grow rapidly in the U.S., Encompass has evolved with the company to support their new product lines and changing logistics needs," said Delbert Bray, Encompass vice president of Channel Development in charge of the company's appliance vertical. "We appreciate the ongoing confidence Polti has shown in Encompass' ability to service their retailers and end users."
Polti is an established Italian brand that previously launched a full line of steam cleaning products in the U.S. with proven disinfecting abilities using just ordinary tap water. Encompass currently acts as a master distributor of Polti product replacement parts and accessories and provides depot repair services for in-warranty units.
Polti Executive Vice President Dennis Sones said Encompass has proven to be a reliable, flexible partner.
"We have been very pleased with Encompass' ability to quickly and efficiently accommodate our diverse product mix both before and after market," said Sones. "Whatever our need, Encompass has shown flexibility and taken all necessary steps to meet our needs and expertly serve our customers."
About Polti USA
Polti is a leading European producer of small yet powerful household steam appliances, including steam vacuum systems, steam cleaners, steam generator irons and a commercial-grade steam bedbug eradicator.
Polti was founded in 1978 when Franco Polti developed Vaporella, which was the first steam generator iron for domestic use. The company's first steam cleaning product, Vaporetto, came to market in 1983, making Polti the only company with 30 years of experience in the steam cleaning products industry.
The majority of Polti products are manufactured in the company's ISO 9001:2008-certified factory in Italy. All of the products produced there are quality tested before being shipped to ensure 100 percent reliability.
A family-owned business since its founding in 1978, Polti sells its products in more than 40 countries. The company is based in Italy, and its U.S. headquarters are in Atlanta.
For more information, visit http://www.polti-usa.com/us.
About Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
Encompass is a market leader in forward and reverse supply chain management and high-tech repair services for a diverse and expanding range of consumer electronics, computer, major appliance and imaging products. The company provides end-to-end solutions for OEMs, retailers, independent dealers and third-party administrators.
Encompass manages all stages of the product lifecycle, including finished goods and replacement parts logistics, board repair and product refurbishment services, returns management, asset value recovery and eco-friendly disposal. For more information about our capabilities, please visit encompass.com and follow us on Facebook.
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