Farnell recognised with Gold High Service Distributor Award by TDK

Farnell received the award for excellent business and operational performance in the high service category.

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Farnell, a global multi-channel distributor of electronic components, and an Avnet company, has been named Gold High Service Distributor of the Year by TDK. The award reflects Farnell’s outstanding performance in key areas such as business development, inventory management and operations, delivered globally through Farnell’s European business.

TDK’s awards are based on the annual Senten Manten distributor performance evaluation programme, where Farnell was awarded the top score of 740 points out of 1000, across the categories.

Chris Breslin, President at Farnell, said: “We greatly appreciate this recognition from TDK. The award is testament to the hard work and dedication of Farnell staff across the globe to ensure we deliver the highest quality service for both our supplier partners and our customers. We look forward to continued success for both our companies.”

Dietmar Jaeger, General Manager of Global Sales Distribution at TDK added: I am particularly pleased to see Farnell performing best in Europe under these severe conditions. I want to congratulate the whole team from Farnell for their excellent performance, promoting our products to the engineering world during the last year.”

The award was presented to Susi Ertl, Director of Sales and Commercial Centre, DACH, at Farnell.

Farnell has held a strong relationship with TDK for over 15 years focusing on delivering value for Farnell’s global customers and TDK.


About us

Farnell is a global technology leader with over 80 years in the high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Farnell uses this experience to support its broad customer base, from hobbyists to engineers, maintenance engineers and buyers as ‘The Development Distributor’, working with leading brands and start-ups to develop new products for market, and supporting the industry as it seeks to develop the current and next generation of engineers.

Farnell trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. Farnell's global businesses are supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and has an extensive inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet the needs of innovative customers everywhere. Farnell also sells direct to consumers through a network of resellers, and its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell is a business unit of Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT). Avnet is a global technology solutions provider with an extensive ecosystem that delivers design, product, marketing and supply chain expertise for customers at every stage of the lifecycle.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.farnell.com/corporate