Robert Laikin

There’s a lot that can go wrong between the time a manufacturer finishes making a cell phone and when the dealer receives it, which is a why a lot of them look to a company like Brightpoint. Not a household name, Brightpoint bills itself as the “last mile” in the wireless distribution and supply chain, with a constant focus on driving costs out of the channel by streamlining processes and improving systems. Its roster of clients is a Who’s Who of the wireless industry (basically every carrier you’ve ever heard of, sans Verizon Wireless and AT&T). And now Brightpoint is global. The

At this year's CTIA Wireless, held in New Orleans, wireless product distributor Brightpoint gave away a BMW R-1200 motorcycle. Winner Scott Spencer's name was drawn from a pot of about 3,000 entries. An ecstatic Spencer said, "I've been riding BMWs for 30 years. This is the very bike I was looking at as my next … I can't believe it's mine now." "We're excited for Scott and pleased that so many people took the time to enter and learn more about Brightpoint," said Robert Laikin, CEO and Chairman of the Board for Brightpoint Inc.. "Both Brightpoint and BMW motorcycles are fast,

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