• Westcoast adds Cat Phones with Bullitt partnership

        • Westcoast has announced that it is to become a lead distributor in the UK for the Bullitt Group, a manufacturer of rugged smartphones. 

          The move sees the addition of Cat (Caterpillar) Phones to Westcoast’s Android enterprise portfolio, making it easier for UK resellers to expand their mobile market reach across multiple verticals: construction, agriculture, HVAC, and emergency response.

          Cat Phones build on the Caterpillar brand association for tough, rugged and robust products and delivering high specification durability for use in the field. For example, Cat Phone touchscreens are made from Gorilla Glass and can used with wet or gloved fingers.

          Darren Seward, Head of Mobile Solutions at Westcoast said, “more mobile vendors are now choosing to work with Westcoast and we’re always looking for new opportunities for growth by working with the best and most progressive vendors. Our exciting new partnership with Bullitt and the addition of the Cat Phone range expands our Android enterprise portfolio to serve an area of the mobile market that is often neglected, yet is growing significantly.”

          Nathan Vautier, Chief Sales Officer EMEA, Bullitt Group said, “throughout 2018 Bullitt Group has undergone a review of its entire global distribution structure, making changes to reduce the number of approved suppliers, to streamline the process and ensure effective commercial relationships.

          “In the UK, we continue to focus on a B2B strategy, reaching the core audiences we know benefit from a rugged device that is fit for the challenges of their daily lives. We are therefore delighted to announce our partnership with Westcoast as our master UK distributor, who we feel is the right partner to help us address the growing rugged market.”

          4 out of 5 of the most essential features for Cat Phone users are rugged: 77 per cent say dust proofing is essential, 76 per cent consider water proofing essential, 74 per cent need a scratch resistant display, and 73 per cent must have a drop-proof phone. Long battery life comes top, with 99 per cent of users citing it as a key valued feature.

          Alex Tatham, Managing Director, Westcoast added, “this new relationship with Bullitt supports our commitment to work with innovative companies and cements our position as the partner of choice for mobile solutions. We look forward to collaboratively helping UK resellers drive revenue and growth in this burgeoning market with highly targeted products.”

          For more information please contact mobilesolutions@westcoast.co.uk or phone 0118 912 6447.

        • Stay up to date - Click here and register for FREE Channel Info online membership and enjoy unlimited access to a host of benefits including the exclusive members area of the website, downloadable business tools, current and back issues archive, priority breaking news alerts, weekly e news summary and the Channel Info app

        • Related Articles

        • Nimans unveils IP end points selection guide

          Nimans unveils IP end points selection guide

          Monday 18th Feb 2019
          Nimans has strengthened its grip on the IP end point market by launching a dedicated new guide, pinpointing the latest products, reseller sales tips and market trends. The 56-page booklet highlights how hosted/IP end points in the UK are set to acce...Read More...
          Nimans becomes official distribution partner for TP Link

          Nimans becomes official distribution partner for TP Link

          Friday 15th Feb 2019
          Nimans has further strengthened its flourishing network connectivity pedigree by gaining complete access to TP-Link’s entire product portfolio. As an official distribution partner, Nimans’ resellers can take advantage of a wealth of supp...Read More...
          Exertis announces date of Plug In To Exertis

          Exertis announces date of Plug In To Exertis

          Thursday 14th Feb 2019
          Exertis has announced details for its third channel event, Plug In To Exertis which will be held on Thursday 16th May at the Silverstone Circuit. Resellers and retailers will have the opportunity to spend a day immersed in technology with four d...Read More...
                • About Us

                  Channel Info is the leading source of business news and information for the office dealer and reseller market. Our multi-platform approach delivers relevant, engaging and focussed content via our main printed magazine, supplements, website, digital editions, apps, newsletters and bespoke communications with an unrivalled reach across the industry. A highly trusted and respected brand for many years, the team behind Channel Info has over 60 years experience collectively in the office products, furniture, equipment and technology markets Channel Info continues to develop and adapt in order to meet the changing information needs of its readers.

                  For our latest Media packs and more details on our range of services click here

                • View Latest Issue