INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BrightPoint, an Ingram Micro company, ("BrightPoint") (NYSE:IM), a leading provider of mobility lifecycle products and services, announced today that its subsidiary, BrightPoint North America L.P. ("BrightPoint Americas"), has entered into a logistic services agreement with PlayMG Corp. ("PlayMG"), makers of MGTM, the first dedicated, pocketable Wi-Fi app gaming device for the Android market.
Under the terms of the agreement, BrightPoint Americas will provide a variety of critical logistic services, including receiving, warehousing, inventory and order management, transportation management, order fulfillment and reverse logistics.
"BrightPoint has a world-class reputation in forward and reverse logistics," stated T. Scott Edwards, PlayMG founding partner. "We look forward to leveraging that experience as the MG enters the portable market and gains traction in the mobile app playing space."
"We are excited to support PlayMG in their go-to-market strategy and mission to reimagine play affordably for young people," stated J. Mark Howell, BrightPoint's president Mobile North America. "BrightPoint's scalable, customized services platform will accelerate the availability of PlayMG's gaming system in the retail and direct-to-consumer channels."
About PlayMG Corp.
PlayMG Corp is a startup formed in 2012 comprised of technology, game and social industry veterans (and parents) who have come together to affordably reimagine play for young people, while enabling mom and dad to get back their smartphones and tablets. PlayMG is the visionary creator of MG™— the first dedicated, pocketable Wi-Fi app-gaming system for the Android market.To learn more or order the MG visit www.PlayMG.com. "Like" MG on facebook.com/mgmoregame.
About Ingram Micro
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics, technical and financial support, managed and cloud-based services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving 145 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.
BrightPoint, an Ingram Micro company, is a leading provider of mobility lifecycle products and services - with the ability to provide complete lifecycle capabilities from basic warehousing to software loading, order and accounts receivable management, end-user fulfillment, and reverse logistics, which includes services from repair to refurbishment and recycling of wireless devices.
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