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iVisions GmbH is looking for an International Account Manager

Posted: 1 February

iVisions GmbH is looking for an International Account Manager.

Job description

Starting Date: 15th Feb. 2018
Location: Home Office based in USA, LATAM, UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Czech or Poland

As an International Account Manager, you will join an international team of experts of distribution of consumer electronics and IT Products.

You will be responsible to develop partnerships with B2B resellers, worldwide distributors, E-Commerce channels...

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ISSUES with SOL Electronics SRL (Italy Branch)

Posted: 24 November

On 2 November 2017, our company Nelro Data S.A. sent some stock with a deferred payment date of 7 November 2017 to SOL Electronics SRL (Italy Branch) ordered by David Damato. The value of the stock was EUR 210,000.

After the delivery, the contact person Mr. David Damato stopped receiving calls. On 6 November 2017, we understand that Hermes, who we understand provides their credit facility for their sales, canceled the credit limits for SOL Electronics...

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More Industry Cloning’s

Posted: 23 November

More Industry Cloning’s

IPT have been informed of 3+ more attempted cloning’s in recent days – *Please be very careful*

Some fraudsters are CLONING huge companies like Exertis, BT. Plus some are using FAKE skypes & emails for smaller companies as well. 

But of course huge companies lie BT & Exertis will not be contacting traders to buy goods …… NEVER. 

You must be professional and check not only...

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Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Posted: 4 October
European Commission - Fact Sheet

Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Brussels, 4 October 2017

Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Why does the EU's VAT system need reform?

The current VAT rules for cross-border trade between businesses in EU Member States date back to 1993, just after the creation of the Single Market. At the time, they were meant to be transitional. The rules do not take into account technological...

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UAE firms must prove VAT-compliance

Posted: 25 September

UAE logistics firms must prove VAT-compliance
by ASC Staff on Sep 25, 2017, www.arabiansupplychain.com

Companies operating in the UAE will need to prove their VAT compliance to tax officials, according to Girish Chand, director, MCA Chartered Accountants, who spoke at the VAT Talks conference in Dubai.

The sessions were held to discuss the impact of VAT on business operations, especially their supply chain, working capital, commercial operations...

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Warning - More Cloning Attempts

Posted: 12 November

Warning - More Cloning Attempts

Please be as careful as possible when doing your deals & checks.

We have more reports of attempted clonings  - from giving others vat numbers to changing bank details on invoices and trying to defraud companies.

Note: This is especially true for big french companies - be especially aware if you are approached and do triple checks! most times it is a cloning attempt!

Stay alert and report any to IPT.

If you...

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Mobile News Online

Motorola refreshes Moto E and G range

20 April - 11:48

The G range will be available from May priced from £169 whereas the E range will be released in June starting from £119 Motorola has announced five new devices in the G and E ranges at its global launch event in Sao Paolo today (April 20). In the G line Motorola updates with the G6

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Poor indoor mobile coverage hinders productivity in UK offices

18 April - 14:03

Nearly half of UK workers can’t make calls or use data inside the office according to CommScope survey CommScope has found that nearly half of all workers in the UK are forced to make calls or access data on mobiles outside an office due to poor connectivity.  Global telecoms leader CommScope commissioned the poll which

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ZTE suspends trading on stock market following US and UK bans

17 April - 11:52

ZTE temporarily halt trading on the stock market following US and UK bans ZTE has suspended trading in Hong Kong and Shenzhen as a result of the bans imposed by the US and the UK. The suspension followed security watchdog National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warning telecoms companies in the UK about the long term

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Exertis bolsters accessories partners list

16 April - 16:52

The distributor currently partners 300 global technology brands in the UK and has over 11,000 resellers Exertis has announced the inclusion for three accessories vendors J5, Tzumi and Travel Blue, to its growing portfolio of partners. Resellers will have access to connectivity solutions, mobile phone accessories and travel accessories from the three vendors respectively. The Basingstoke-based

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Huawei quiet rise gathering pace despite American setback

16 April - 14:44

Tech giant aims to follow incredible year with 15-20m shipments of P20 in next 12 months. The name ‘Huawei’ was not widely known seven years ago, as the quiet technology giant worked in the background of telecoms building infrastructure making sure phone calls connected. Despite the difficulty for overseas markets to pronounce the brand name,

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Döpfner to step down from Vodafone board as of July 27

16 April - 13:56

Appointed by Vodafone in 2015, Döpfner will be focusing on his responsibilities at Axel Springer SF Vodafone Group has announced that Dr Mathias Döpfner will be stepping down from his role as non-executive director of the company to focus on other roles he currently occupies. Döpfner was initially appointed for this position on April 1 2015

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ZTE pose a threat to UK national security warns security watchdog

16 April - 13:36

Dr. Ian Levy warns of long term threats to the UK from ZTE  The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned UK telecoms providers that use of Chinese based ZTE equipment enhances the risk of a UK “national security” threat. NCSC technical director Dr. Ian Levy wrote a letter addressing concerns to telecoms organisations regarding

The post ZTE pose a threat to UK national security warns security watchdog appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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Global demand for smartphones stalls as CCS Insight bet on 5G to revive fortunes

16 April - 12:18

Smartphone sales dip in Western Europe and North America with phone-makers betting on 5G to improve fortunes  CCS Insight has forecasted that demand for smartphones has stalled as growth in this industry is up just 0.2 per cent in 2018 to 1.95 billion units. The industry is betting on 5G to improve demand in this

The post Global demand for smartphones stalls as CCS Insight bet on 5G to revive fortunes appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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Openreach trumped by smaller players with twice as many fibre broadband connections

13 April - 16:48

Minnow broadband network builders connected 998,500 homes according to an industry report Alternative UK fibre broadband providers have connected up to one million homes with pure fibre broadband, double the number connected by Openreach. The numbers were revealed in a report from The Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA), which was commissioned along with research firm Point

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Gamma 2017 revenue grew 11pc to £213.5 million

13 April - 11:00

Gross profit is up 14 per cent from £98.8m to £113m, while EBITDA rose 27pc to £39.6m Gamma saw strong financial growth for its 2017 fiscal year with revenue up 12 per cent to £238.4 million from £213.5m. This was for its 2017 financial year ending December. Pre-tax profits for the telecoms provider expanded 22

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