Brightstar signs master distribution deal with Otterbox


European contract with protective case manufacturer extends to all countries that Brightstar Europe and Tech Data have a presence in

Brightstar Europe has signed a pan-European master distribution agreement with handset and tablet protective case manufacturer Otterbox.

The agreement covers Otterbox’s full range of products and extends to all European countries that Brighstar Europe and Tech Data has a presence in.

Brightstar Europe and Tech Data said the contract provides distributors, operators, retailer and resellers access to its logistics capabilities, enabling them to extend availability, meet customer needs and maximise opportunities with Otterbox protective solutions.

Brightstar Europe president Rod Millar (pictured) said: “As sales of advanced mobile devices continue to grow, our customers will have the ability to extend the value that they deliver and grow their sales by offering OtterBox protective solutions with every smartphone and tablet sale. This agreement means that they will be able to take full advantage of Brightstar Europe’s extensive stock-holding and shipment capabilities to maximize their sales potential with OtterBox.”

Otterbox EMEA managing director Matt Clark said: “Brightstar has proven to be a distribution expert and our relationship will further enhance the OtterBox presence in Europe. Combining our innovative brand and products with Brightstar we can offer a solution that fits the needs of all our channel customers including retailers, operators, distributors and device manufacturers. It will also provide convenience by allowing our product to flow to our customers directly.”