NCTC, the National Content & Technology Cooperative and Power & Tel announced at The Independent Show 2022 that NCTC members will now receive access to stocking programs and expanded aggregate buying capability for a wide selection of Power & Tel network products, which are now available at premium prices when purchased through the NCTC Marketplace.
Not only does the upgraded Power & Tel agreement provide buying options for 3,700 SKUs that are specially called out in the new NCTC contract, but the parties have expanded their relationship to ensure members also get better pricing on all 20,000 SKUs from 800 manufacturers for which Power & Tel serves as a wholesale distributor.
Significantly, Power & Tel is now the primary NCTC supplier for Times Fiber/Amphenol, National Strand, Clearfield, Preformed Line Products, and Maclean Senior Industries.
"It comes down to this – if a member taps into the group purchasing power in our contract with NCTC, then they can be confident they will receive a great deal on quality network products," said Kevin Wilkes, VP, sales, at Power & Tel. "We value the deep relationships we have built with many NCTC members and look forward to solidifying and expanding our relationships."
As an expert in supply chain management, Power & Tel notes it stocks in-demand and highly requested products, which the company says offer NCTC members efficiency for managing material and transactions, increasing asset visibility and maximizing resources and facility capacity. The extensive system of Power & Tel warehouses across the U.S. provides an effective way to get easy, cost-effective access to products and services that are crucial to NCTC members.
Rob Smith VP, Group Purchasing, NCTC, concluded, "Power & Tel is a terrific partner that our members can count on to solve supply chain challenges with quality products and an unsurpassed level of service and expertise. They go the extra mile to match the right product and the precise solution to each member's specific needs. NCTC members can be confident that Power & Tel is committed to bringing a wide array of products at cost-effective prices."