ALOM Garners Cisco Award
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 2, 2006
ALOM Selected as Honorable Mention of Cisco’s Growing with Technology Awards 2006
Fremont, Calif.- ALOM was recently given an Honorable Mention in the Operational Excellence category of the Cisco Growing with Technology Awards 2006. Winners were announced during a ceremony at the Hotel Valencia in San Jose, Calif. last month.
By integrating systems, ALOM was able to significantly change the communication between the company and their customers – ALOM is fully integrated with their customer’s enterprise systems as well as with their e-commerce systems. The integration also allows ALOM to provide advanced services in the assembly and fulfillment area.
The Cisco Growing with Technology Awards was created to recognize small and medium-sized organizations that demonstrate how networking technology solutions can effectively address business challenges. The winners of the program serve as role models and best practices for other businesses that want to use technology to fuel growth and compete more effectively. A panel of 10 judges selected 15 winners in five categories from more than 400 applications.
“Our integration of systems has enabled us to offer our clients more advanced services,” said Hannah Kain, CEO of ALOM. “It also lets us know a project’s status in real-time and lets us respond to a customer’s inquiry quickly.”
The Fremont-Calif.-based assembly and fulfillment company has a prestigious customer portfolio ranging from HP to contracts with the U.S. government.
“This year’s winners have proven that there is a correlation between a company’s investment in networking technology and success,” said Peter Alexander, Vice President, Commercial Marketing, Cisco Systems. “ALOM was selected because they stood out as an organization that uses a network to create sustainable, competitive differentiation, while improving operational efficiencies and effectiveness.
ALOM, a Fremont, Calif.- based contract packaging, fulfillment and third-party logistics provider was founded in 1997. The company offers packaging services, including software and hardware assembly, media duplication, as well as inventory and third-party logistics management to its diverse customer base. ALOM also offers back-end services on the Web, offering fulfillment of online orders via its Mastershipper division.