Press Releases

Here's what's happening around the world at Flash Global.

Demystifying the Complex World of Global Trade Compliance — A 5-Part Free Roundtable Webinar Series

Posted by Dan Dunn - Jul. 24, 2019

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (USA) — Amid all the complexities of the service supply chain there is nothing more complicated than global trade compliance. Regulations vary by country and seemingly change daily. Ignorance of the rules is not a defense. Violations can lead to additional duties, tariffs and taxes, substantial fines for companies and their employees, a suspension of trading privileges or, in worst-case scenarios, even prison time.

Global trade compliance is a topic of epic proportion — so intricate and immense that the details cannot possibly be covered in a single hour. Flas

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New Flash Global COO Kris Michel brings Entrepreneurial Mindset to Service Supply Chain Operations

Posted by Dan Dunn - Apr. 26, 2019

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (USA) — An extensive search for a new chief operating officer culminated with Flash Global hiring Kris Michel, an executive who has relentless energy and a passion for leading operationa

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Flash Global Hires Mark Eisenberg as VP of Client Services

Posted by Dan Dunn - Mar. 20, 2019

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. — Flash Global, a leading provider of after-sales supply chain solutions to technology companies of all sizes, has hired Mark Eisenberg as its new Vice President of Client Services. In this role, will provide strategic guidance to the company’s team of Directors of Client Services and serve as a liaison for the Customer Care organization with cross-functional business units throughout Flash to drive maturation of process and teams from a business perspective. Eisenberg reports to Chief Customer Officer Dan Silva.

Eisenberg has extensive experience in high-tec

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Flash Global Hires Michele Stevens as Director of Global Human Resources

Posted by Dan Dunn - Mar. 11, 2019

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. — Flash Global, a leading provider of global service supply chain solutions, has hired Michele Stevens as its new Director of Global Human Resources. Stevens, who works out of the corporate office in Mountain Lakes, will draw upon 25 years of HR experience to provide companywide strategic HR guidance in support of Flash’s mission and vision.

Michele reports to Chief Financial Officer Greg Castello and manages a team of five, with members based in Mountain Lakes, Columbus, Ohio, and Brazil. This team provides day-to-day HR administration relative to operationa

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Free Webinar: Secrets to Mitigating Risk during Global Economic Slowdowns

Posted by Dan Dunn - Feb. 22, 2019

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J (USA) — The signs are everywhere. International trade and investment are moderating, trade tensions remain elevated amid tariff wars, and financing conditions are tightening — all indicators of a slowing world economy. In fact, the World Bank predicts global growth is expected to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019. Flash Global, a leading provider of spare parts logistics and after-sales support for global high-tech companies, believes that amid the risk of current market conditions lies ample opportunity for scalability and stability.

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Sam Mikles’ Big Prediction for Supply Chains in 2019

Posted by Dan Dunn - Jan. 2, 2019

The ‘now’ experience that consumers expect at retail will continue to force dramatic changes to the supply chain industry during 2019, predicts Flash President and CEO Sam Mikles.

Sam recently wrote a thought piece for EBN that outlined his projections for the coming year. Among his predictions:

A more thoroughly digitized supply chain should create a simpler, more visible and optimized service delivery experience.
Companies will look to outsource their insourced service supply chain or try and optimize existing outsourcing.
Relationships between supply partners and

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Flash Expertise Showcased in Reverse Logistics Magazine

Posted by Dan Dunn - Aug. 14, 2018

Our very own Matt Zimmer, chief operating officer, recently published a cover story in Reverse Logistics magazine. Titled How to Define Total Cost of Ownership in a Reverse Supply Chain, Zimmer emphasized the importance of solid, accurate data and planning to manage risk and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO).

Focusing on real-world examples, Zimmer addressed the hidden costs and uncertainties unique to the reverse supply chain and offered tangible solutions to common challenges.

Feel free to share this industry wisdom with your colleagues and friends: How to Define Total Cost of

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Flash Global Promotes Dan Silva to Chief Customer Officer

Posted by Dan Dunn - May. 8, 2018

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J (USA) — As a premier provider of global service supply chain solutions, Flash Global understands that customers in today’s high-tech marketplace expect on-demand experiences.  Dan Silva, newly appointed Chief Customer Officer, is driving the company’s efforts to further develop a customer-centric framework that leverages scalable processes and technologies that support global expansion for many of the world’s leading high-tech OEMs, service providers and emerging startups.

“It’s imperative we continue to establish and evolve standards for visibility,

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Flash Global Renews Sponsorship with PGA TOUR Star Charley Hoffman

Posted by Dan Dunn - Mar. 14, 2018

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J (USA)— Flash Global, a leading provider of end-to-end service supply chain solutions in the global marketplace, recently extended its sponsorship agreement with PGA TOUR golfer Charley Hoffman.

Hoffman, long a fan favorite for his charismatic style and relentless work ethic both on and off the golf course, will continue to don the Flash logo on his shirts while competing in PGA TOUR events and other select tournaments.

In 2017, Hoffman posted career-bests with seven top-10 finishes, 14 top-25 finishes and over $4.1 million in earnings. He qualified for the FedEx

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Sam Mikles’ Article on EBN: 5 Trends Impacting Logistics in 2018

Posted by Ryan Miller - Jan. 16, 2018

What are the major trends that service supply chain professionals should have their eyes on as they embark on a new year? Flash Global President and CEO Sam Mikles has more some expert thoughts on the subject, and he recently penned an article for EBN, “5 Trends Impacting Logistics in 2018.”

Supply Chain Visibility: Every company is faced with meeting increased demands for providing an Amazon- or Uber-like customer experience. Businesses will seek out solutions that will optimize service supply chains and provide end-to-end visibility that enables teams to track

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Heartwarming Service: Supply Chain Expert Flash Global Helps Feed Hope to Children in Brazil

Posted by Dan Dunn - Nov. 9, 2017

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (USA) — As a leading provider of end-to-end service supply chain solutions, Flash Global is dedicated to helping established and emerging high-tech OEMs meet ever-increasing consumer demands the world over. At the same time, Flash is equally committed to giving back to the global communities where they live and work, which is why the company proudly serves as title sponsor of Hamburgada do Bem in Brazil.

Hamburgada do Bem is a nonprofit social program that began in November 2015 with a mission to provide a fun-filled day of games, love and hot-off-the gr

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Flash Global article on Noobpreneur: 4 Ways to Amplify Your Brand on LinkedIn

Posted by Dan Dunn - Sep. 26, 2017

John Miller, Flash Global’s Chief Sales Officer, is passionate about sales, marketing, and building relationships. He also loves to share his expertise with the world, evidenced by the latest article he penned for Noobpreneur.com, an award-winning online business magazine. The article, titled “4 Ways to Amplify Your Brand on LinkedIn,” offers tips to polish your profile, sell your skills, and boost brand awareness.

 

Here is an excerpt of what John had to say with regard to making your LinkedIn profile eye-popping:

“Creating a great profile is a lot more complicated

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Flash Global, Ohio State Students Collaborate to Advance Service Supply Chain

Posted by Ryan Miller - May. 10, 2017

LOCKBOURNE, Ohio (USA)—Flash Global, a leading provider of end-to-end service supply chain solutions on a global scale, recently hosted a group of graduate students from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, giving them the opportunity to gain real-world experience in addressing logistics and service supply chain business needs. The event took place April 26 at the company’s state-of-the-art Global Service Center in Lockbourne, Ohio.

“As Flash Global continues to define the service supply chain and drive the strategic value it brings to companies of all sizes in t

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Flash Global Article On TLNT Site: Why Talking Passion Can Make All the Difference

Posted by Ryan Miller - Apr. 25, 2017

Flash Global Chief Operating Officer Matt Zimmer knows what it takes to build and nurture strong teams in the workplace, and he shared some of his insights in an article that is now live on TLNT, a site dedicated to Talent Management and Human Resources.

You want great teams with passionate, talented employees, but Matt believes there has to be more than the low-level awareness that creating a standout team is a good goal to achieve. You have to make it happen, not just talk about it. This requires one-on-one communication between managers and employees centered around one important

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Flash Global, a Leading Provider of Service Supply Chain Solutions, Announces 3 Key Vice President Promotions

Posted by Ryan Miller - Mar. 14, 2017

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (USA) — Flash Global, a leading provider of global service supply chain solutions, recently announced three promotions among its management team that will position the company for future growth.

James (Jay) Lynch has been promoted from Vice President, Parts Sales and Operations to Vice President General Manager of Flash Parts. Lynch, who has been with Flash since November 2015, will create optimized, scalable business plans that drive consistent execution of all Parts Sales and Repair Services required by Flash customers.

Ryan Miller, Sr. Director of Marketing,

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Flash Global’s Sam Mikles Among 2017 ‘Pros to Know’ in Supply Chain

Posted by Ryan Miller - Feb. 24, 2017

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (USA) — Flash Global President and CEO Sam Mikles, whose company is leading the charge to transform and ultimately define the service supply chain,  has been selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as one of the 2017 Pros to Know in the supply chain industry. The publication announced its annual list today.

The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges and mass opportunities of today’s

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Flash Global Hires Denise MacDonell as Chief Technology Officer

Posted by Ryan Miller - Dec. 1, 2016

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J (USA) — Flash Global has taken another step forward in its ongoing effort to transform and redefine the service supply industry with the hiring of Denise MacDonell as its new Chief Technology Officer. MacDonell will lead and orchestrate efforts to innovate and accelerate the company’s technology approach to better serve customers by creating greater visibility and consistency into all Flash does.

“Denise is a change management guru with a proven track record of shaping software applications to drive value-added services to customers. Her strategies, vision and

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Flash Global Sponsors PGA TOUR Star Charley Hoffman

Posted by Ryan Miller - Aug. 25, 2016

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J (USA) — Flash Global, a leading provider of end-to-end service supply chain solutions in the global marketplace, today took a bold step onto another international stage in announcing a sponsorship agreement with PGA TOUR golfer Charley Hoffman.

The affable Hoffman, long a fan favorite for his charismatic style and relentless work ethic both on and off the golf course, will don the Flash logo on his shirts while competing in PGA TOUR events and other select tournaments around the world.

Aligning with one of the most recognizable figures in the world of golf w

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Flash Global and Global Convergence Announce Joint Venture

Posted by Ryan Miller - Jul. 20, 2016

Flash Global Convergence is positioned to provide holistic service supply chain solutions globally

Flash Global (Flash) and Global Convergence Inc. (GCI) have announced the formation of a joint venture, Flash Global Convergence (FGC), to deliver an enhanced suite of global services and supply chain management programs to meet the increasing need for integrated global support of their partners and customers. The combined offering provides OEMs, Service Providers, Solution Providers, Solution Integrators, and VARs with the ability to deliver solutions that meet the needs of

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Flash Global Hires Liston to Lead Global Trade Compliance Team

Posted by Ryan Miller - Jun. 16, 2016

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (PRWEB) JUNE 16, 2016
Flash Global, a leading provider of holistic service supply chain solutions, announced Peter Liston has joined the company as its new Senior Director of Global Trade Compliance.
Liston brings to Flash a diverse background in export enforcement from a U.S. perspective. Most recently Liston was the Director of Global Compliance for Future Electronics, a global distributor of electronic components based in Canada. In that role, he served as the principle adviser to the company on global trade compliance issues, especially U.S. export regulations as

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Flash Global Announces Launch of Redesigned Website

Posted by Ryan Miller - Apr. 28, 2016

Worldwide Leader in Service Supply Chain Leveraging Enhanced Content, Easy Navigation to Create Engaging User Experience

Mountain Lakes, NJ (April XX, 2016) — Flash Global, a worldwide leader of service supply chain services and strategies designed to help companies reach their goals in the global marketplace, today announced the launch of its redesigned website, www.flashglobal.com.

 

The updated site features enhanced search and navigation functionality in a sleek, simplified interface designed to facilitate a more engaging user experience. Clicking on navigation tabs

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Key Executive Promotions|Driving Momentum

Posted by Ryan Miller - Apr. 5, 2016

Worldwide Leader in Service Supply Chain Names Matt Zimmer as Chief Operating Officer, John Miller as Chief Sales Officer

We’re excited to announced the promotions of Matt Zimmer to Chief Operating Officer and John Miller to Chief Sales Officer.

“Elevating Matt and John to these instrumental roles will help create increased synergy, focus and collaborative leadership as we continue to transform from a traditional 3PL to a service supply chain solution company,” Flash Global President and CEO Sam Mikles said. “We will continue to fine-tune our core 3PL services as we expand our

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Flash Global To Open Modern Global Service Center in Union City, California

Posted by Ryan Miller - Jan. 12, 2016

State of the Art Facility to Support Expanded Services

Mountain Lakes, NJ USA – Flash Global, a global service supply chain solutions leader, announced plans to expand to Union City, CA by opening a new service facility. The specialized warehouse will be one hundred percent larger than the company’s current distribution center, located in Hayward, CA, and will be equipped to provide comprehensive supply chain solutions, including configure-to-order and test and repair as part of Flash Global ‘s suite of supply chain services.

Slated to open in

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Flash Global Announces New Chief Technology Officer

Posted by Ryan Miller - Dec. 7, 2015

Move Further Enhances Focus on Technology
to Support Growth and Expansion

Mountain Lakes, NJ USA – Flash Global, a worldwide leader in service supply chain, announced the appointment of their newest Executive Team member, Rick Broughton, who will serve as the company’s chief technology officer.

Broughton has 25 years of experience in the IT industry, having most recently served as president and chief information officer of Lakeshore Partners, LLC. Prior to that he was VP and CIO for MKS Instruments, Inc., where he led innovative M&A strategies

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Flash Global Acquires System Design Advantage

Posted by Ryan Miller - Nov. 10, 2015

Mountain Lakes, NJ (PRWEB)– Flash Global, a worldwide leader in service supply chain, announced today the acquisition of System Design Advantage (SDA), an authorized OEM provider of service part sales and repair, as well as product fulfillment services and Level 1-4 repairs for hi-tech products. The acquisition adds a strategic advantage to Flash Global, SDA and their clients.

Adding SDA to the Flash Global family brings value to the clients of both companies by embedding broader services that provide single-source, end-to-end service supply chain solutions. This is t

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FLASH GLOBAL LOGISTICS NAMES SAM MIKLES AS ITS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Posted by Ryan Miller - Feb. 27, 2014

Former President and CEO, Jim van Leenen appointed as Chairman of the Board

Mountain Lakes, NJ – Flash Global Logistics (“Flash”), a global aftermarket 3PL service provider for mission critical service parts, has named Sam Mikles as its new Chief Executive Officer. Former President and CEO, Jim van Leenen, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board. Both positions are effective immediately.

Mr. van Leenen, served as President and CEO of Flash for seven years, during which time he successfully established the company as a leader in the mission

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