PICS Telecom & Verizon
Timeline.

1992

PICS Founded as PICS Plus.

1994
  • PICS Plus Pioneers Investment Recovery Model &
  • PICS Plus Signs First Investment Recovery Agreement with WilTel
  • Worldcom acquires Wiltel
  • PICS becomes the exclusive supplier of Investment Recovery Services for Worldcom
1997
  • MCI merges with Worldcom. The new company, MCI Worldcom retains PICS as its exclusive supplier Investment Recovery Services
1998
  • PICS Plus Renamed PICS Telecom Corp
2004
  • PICS EMEA Headquarters Open in Bristol, UK
  • PICS International Consignment Agreement Signed
2005
  • PICS EMEA HQ ISO 9001 Certified
  • Verizon merges with MCI Worldcom
  • PICS becomes the exclusive supplier of Investment Recovery Services for Verizon
2007
  • PICS Receives Verizon Logistics Supplier Excellence Award.
2008
  • PICS Telecom Receives Verizon Network Services Supplier Excellence Award.
  • PICS US HQ Achieves R2 Certification for Recycling Services
  • PICS Releases PAMS (PICS Asset Management Services) Online Portal for Services
2009
  • PICS Telecom Begins Providing Deinstallation Services
  • PICS Telecom Corp. Becomes PICS Telecom International Corp.
2010
  • PICS Receives Verizon Logistics Supplier Recognition Award.
  • PICS Asia Pacific Headquarters Open in Hong Kong
  • PICS Added to Verizon M&P 2010-001-COE, Network Engineering Retirement Process to Evaluate + Disposition Assets from Deinstallation Projects 
  • PICS Provides Resale Services for Shelters from VZT Site in Fort Worth
  • PICS Added to Verizon’s M&P 2010-2001-COE  in 2010
2011
  • PICS EMEA Begins Working with Verizon on International Surplus + Waste Disposition
  • PICS Begins LET/TDM Project for GTD5 Recovery + Resale/ Recycling
  • PICS Launches Verizon Field Return Program for CPE Returns in the US
2013
  • June 2013 - Nortel SPME Installation  -   Hartford, CT
  • Oct 2013 - DTEI Installation / Expansion - Los Angeles, CA
  • Nov 2013 - DTEI Installation / Expansion – Tampa Bay, FL
  • PICS Telecom US HQ Receives ISO 14001 + ISO 18001 Certification
  • PICS Telecom EMEA HQ Achieves BSI ISO 14001 Certification
  • PICS Telecom Performs Their First Verizon Site Deinstallation of DMS at 104 Broad Street for VZT
  • Sandstone Technologies Established
  • PICS Completes Sale of HP IT PODS
2014
  • Spring 2014 - Nortel SPME Expansion - San Antonio, TX; California; PA; Atlanta, GA
  • Fall 2014 - Nortel SPME Expansion - King of Prussia, PA; New York City, NY;  San Antonio, TX
  • Fall 2014 -SDMI1 Decommission - Dominguez Hills, CA and 
  • Fall 2014 - Deinstallation -  Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Nov 2014 -  SPME Installation  - Baltimore, MD
  • PICS Receives Their First Verizon Dolphin Scanner + Performs Onsite Scanning + Redeployment Services
  • PICS Approved to Provide Installation Services to Verizon
  • PICS US Began Providing CPE Field Return Processing Services
2015
  • Jan 2015 – MCEP Sitework – Philadelphia, PA
  • March 2015 – Deinstallation - St. Louis, MO
  • July 2015 - SPME Installation  – Nashville, TN
  • September 2015 - SPME Installation  – Hartford, CT
  • September 2015 -  Decommission - Australia 
  • Oct 2015 - Jan 2016 - Alcatel 1830 Decommission -  Nationwide
  • PICS Begins Performing Wipe + Resale Services of Verizon HDD in the UK
2016
  • March 2016 -  Decommission -  Carrollton lab GTD5
  • March 2016 - Decommission ALU 5ESS- Jackson, MS  
  • April 2016 - IWSPM Conversion  - King of Prussia, PA  
  • April2016 - Deinstallation - Utah 
  • June 2016 - Deinstallation -  Traverse City, MI
  • June 2016 - DeX600 Deinstallation - Hillsboro 
  • PICS Completes LET/TDM Project for GTD5 Recovery + Resale/ Recycling
2017
  • Jan 2017 - Cisco ESR Decommission
  • July  2017 -  Installation  ALU 1631  - Tampa, FL
  • October 2017  - Decommission /Transfer - Amsterdam Copenhagen
  • Nov 2017 - Tellabs 5500 Installation  -  New York City, NY
  • Dec 2017 - SPME Installation  - NJ
  • PICS Launches Network Lifecycle Optimization (NLO) Services
  • PICS Celebrates 25-Year Anniversary 
  • PICS EMEA HQ Becomes AATF Certified
2018
  • Jan 2018 - DTEI Conversion  – Washington, DC
  • March 2018 - Tellabs 5500 Conversion/ Migration of front end – Cleveland, OH
  • March 2018 -  ALU 1625 Deinstallation
  • May 2018 - SDM Replacement -  Seattle, WA
  • July 2018 -  SLC Alcatel 1671 Test and Turn Up
  • September 2018 -  DTEI Conversion  -  Garden City
  • October 2018 - ALU 1671 install - Riverdale
  • November 2018 - Tellabs install  - Jackson, MS
  • PICS Opens Taiwan Sales Office
  • Expansion of Field Return Program with CPE Retrieval Services
  • Increased Support of Installation Services for Platforms within VZB Network
  • Deinstall Project Proposals Funded by Resale + Recycle Proceeds Introduced to Engineering + Planning Groups  
  • PICS EMEA Began Providing TPV Solutions
2019
  • Jan 2019 - 5ESS de-install - Baltimore
  • Feb 2019 -  PICS EMEA Began Providing Forward Logistics Services
  • March 2019 -  Decom DMS - Houston
  • April 2019 - Tellabs 5500 Install  - Birmingham AL
  • May 2019  - DTEI to SMS  -  Washington, DC
  • June 2019 -  SLC 1671 install 
  • Aug 2019 - Verizon Wireless and renewal of Wireline PICS Consignment Services Agreements Executed
  • Dec 2019 -  Decom 1631 /532L - Houston
  • Zero Fill Kick Off
2020
  • Feb 2020 - Decom -  Pottstown
  • Feb 2020 -  Decom  - Jackson
  • June 2020 - install - Durham
  • August 2020 - install - Cincinnati
  • Sept 2020 - Deinstall - Reston va
  • Sept 2020 - Deinstall  - Aberdeen, md
  • Sept 2020 - Decom - Tulsa
  • Oct 2020 – Decom -  Pitt
  • Oct 2020 – Decom -  Chicago
  • Oct 2020 – deinstall -  Downer’s grove
  • Nov 2020 - Decom  - west orange NJ
  • Nov 2020 – Decom - Irving, Tx
  • Nov 2020 - Decom  - Elmsford, Ny
  • Nov 2020 – Decom -  Irving, Tx
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