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Monday, 15 April 2019

Dave Boscoe Named Quality & Efficiency Manager

PICS Telecom is excited to announce the promotion of Dave Boscoe to Quality & Efficiency Manager.  In this role, Dave will remain committed to promoting change, lean business processes, and continuous improvement in all operational functions.  He will contribute to creating a detailed analysis of  how PICS can be more efficient in the warehouse, adopting industry best practices and ensuring that PICS can deliver efficient solutions for both the traditional equipment business, and our much-expanded Network Lifecycle Optimization service offerings. In addition to this, he will oversee ISO audits and support PICS Quality Management System.

This position is created to improve the quality of service and solutions offered, as well as ensure that PICS can  more efficiently respond to customer needs with a scalable and cost appropriate solution that will set, rather than follow, industry best-practices.

“I am happy to be able to identify and acknowledge growth within the business and am looking to expand the already well-established capabilities of Dave in the Recycling Department across all operational functions.  Building on a solid foundation of documenting and embracing  industry best practice as a key advocate for our quality assurance policies and procedures, Dave will contribute to internal excellence and a focus on efficient customer solutions.”

Dave has been the  Recycling Manager at PICS Telecom since 2013.  Prior to that, he worked as Director of Product Sales at a local electronics recycling company for 8 years.  With 14 years of industry experience in electronics recycling, he has helped companies become R2 certified since this certification was first introduced in 2008. He is a certified internal auditor to R2:2013 and maintains an integrated QMS compliance program to R2:2013, OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015 standards.

“I’m very excited to step into this role and am looking forward to working with the rest of our operations team to continually improve our processes and deliver a superior customer experience.”  – Dave Boscoe, Quality & Efficiency Manager

 

 

Contact information:  PICS Marketing:   marketing@picstelecom.com

April 09, 2019

PICS Awarded Silver Medal for Corporate Social Responsibility

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Tuesday, 09 April 2019

PICS Awarded Silver Medal for Corporate Social Responsibility

PICS Telecom International EMEA HQ located in Bristol, UK has recently been awarded a Silver Medal for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Management by the assessment firm EcoVadis.  This ranking places PICS in the top 23% of all assessed companies worldwide, with only 5% of companies achieving a Gold Medal.

 

The EcoVadis methodology is based on international sustainability standards (Global Reporting Initiative, United Nations Global Compact, ISO 26000), and administered by a scientific committee of CSR and supply chain experts.  EcoVadis ratings and scorecards provide businesses with a reliable indicator of their CSR performance.   PICS is honored to be awarded with a Silver Medal following the assessment.

 

Corporate Social Responsibility is an organization’s responsibility for the impact of its activities on the society and the environment.  This is demonstrated through transparent and ethical behaviour that:

  • Contributes to sustainable development, including health and the welfare of society
  • Takes into account the expectations of stake holders
  • Is in compliance with applicable law and consistent with international norms of behaviour
  • And is integrated throughout the organization and implemented in its relations

 

The 6 core subjects listed by ISO 26000 are:

  • Human rights
  • Labour practices
  • The environment
  • Fair operating practices
  • Consumer issues
  • Community involvement and development

 

“Achieving a Silver Medal at the first attempt sets the bar high and is a reflection of the investment in people and best-in-class processes which PICS holds at the core of our value proposition. We are confident that continuous improvement and focus on CSR principles will put us in a strong position to achieve a Gold Medal at the next attempt.”

–  Rob Johnson, Recycling Manager EMEA

 

Contact information:  PICS Marketing:   marketing@picstelecom.com

February 22, 2019

New Export License to Safeguard Against Potential Brexit Complications

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Friday, 22 February 2019

New Export License to Safeguard Against Potential Brexit Complications

 

As a result of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union, the Management Team at PICS Telecom International is actively engaged in staying ahead of the potential impacts of Brexit for our business partners, our European colleagues, and the economy.  In anticipation of any potential complications, PICS has secured permission to use a new export license issued by the Department of International Trade in the event of a no deal Brexit.

This open general license of export  will come into force on the 29th of March 2019, only if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.  The license will give PICS the ability to export dual use goods to the European Union without disruption to our EU customers, as there will be no additional paperwork for customers to complete before the export of cryptographic goods to EU member states from our facility.

PICS is one of the first companies in the UK to receive permission to use this new license and will be in the best position possible should a no deal happen as far as our EU exports are concerned.

PICS wishes to take this opportunity to inform our partners, customers and suppliers alike that PICS will continue to remain being a premier asset management and service provider. As a company, we will take all necessary steps to protect the integrity of our relationship with you.

If you have concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Brexit team at  Brexitqueries@picstelecom.com.

Contact information:

PICS Marketing:   marketing@picstelecom.com

PICS Brexit Team:   Brexitqueries@picstelecom.com

September 7, 2018

PICS is Excited to Launch New Website!

Your source for all things PICS, now with more resources, features, and capabilities than ever before! We’ve redesigned our website to bring you a better experience and the features you’ve been asking for. Check out our fresh new look www.picstelecom.com!

February 22, 2018

PICS Remains Committed Through Brexit Uncertainties

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Tuesday, 22 February 2018

PICS Remains Committed Through Brexit Uncertainties

As a result of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union, the management team at PICS Telecom International is actively engaged in investigating the potential impacts of Brexit for our business partners, our European colleagues, and the economy. PICS will continue ‘business as usual’, maintaining continuity to provide a high level of customer service.

 

Uncertainties of a new trade deal with the European Union can take several years, and details remain unknown. While the UK will continue being an important market for the European Union and vice versa, we are confident that a new trade deal will be beneficial for PICS and its partners within the European Union.

 

PICS is dedicated to ensuring that our staff are well-informed and protected against any significant employment law changes. We will develop and enhance internal policies and procedures to protect workers’ rights once key Brexit developments become more tangible. In addition, our ongoing efforts to ensure compliance under the new General Data Protection Regulations will safeguard our staff and the role that they play in making PICS a long term viable trading option for our geographically diverse business partners.

 

PICS wishes to take this opportunity to inform our partners, customers and suppliers alike that PICS will continue to remain being a premier asset management and service provider. As a company, we will take all necessary steps to protect the integrity of our relationship with you

If you have concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Brexit Team at Brexitqueries@picstelecom.com.

Contact information:
PICS Marketing: marketing@picstelecom.com
PICS Brexit Team: Brexitqueries@picstelecom.com