Encompass Selected to be Authorized Parts Distributor for Sony of Canada

Deal Expands Encompass' Existing Parts Supplier Relationship With Sony in the U.S.

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| Source: Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Dec. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of forward and reverse logistics for a diverse range of electronics products and replacement parts, today announced that its division Encompass Parts Distribution, has finalized an agreement with Sony of Canada Ltd. to distribute replacement parts for a range of consumer electronics products.

Under the agreement with Sony, Encompass will distribute parts and accessories to Sony authorized service centers throughout Canada. Encompass will leverage its Canadian distribution facility located outside of Toronto in Mississauga, Ontario, for inventory warehousing and fulfillment.

"As an authorized Sony parts distributor in Canada, Encompass is committed to providing dealers in the region with top quality original parts and superior support to assist them in serving their end user customers and enhancing the Sony brand in the market," said Robert Coolidge, President of Encompass Parts Distribution.

Encompass currently distributes Sony replacement parts to major retailers and servicers in the U.S. Coolidge said that Encompass' presence outside the U.S., which also includes a distribution facility in Mexico, enables the company to align its comprehensive supply chain management services with the needs of manufacturers.

"With our distribution footprint in three U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, Encompass has the flexibility to be where our customers need us to be to service the entire aftermarket supply chain," said Coolidge.

About Sony of Canada Ltd.

Established in 1955, Sony of Canada Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, of Tokyo, Japan, a world leader in High Definition. Sony provides end-to-end solutions through products that include the market-leading Blu-ray Disc™ players, BRAVIA® televisions, Cyber-shot® digital cameras, Handycam® Camcorders, VAIO® computers, broadcast cameras, IPELA security cameras and video conferencing and many more products that deliver the true entertainment experience.

Sony is one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world with a portfolio that includes electronics, music, movies, games and online businesses. With headquarters in Toronto, sales offices in Vancouver and Montreal and distribution centres in Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Whitby, Ontario, approximately 1,000 employees support a network of more than 500 authorized dealers and 50 Sony retail locations across Canada.

Sony Canada is devoted to the betterment of children, the environment, and the community. Through the Sony Canada Charitable Foundation (SCCF), Sony Canada aims to maximize its support of charitable and philanthropic organizations, including Make-A-Wish® Canada, the United Way of Canada and Earth Day Canada.

About Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.

Encompass is a market leader in forward and reverse supply chain management and high-tech repair services for a diverse and expanding range of consumer electronics, computer, major appliance and imaging products. Encompass, through its business units Encompass Parts Distribution and Encompass Service Solutions, provides end-to-end solutions for top OEMs, retailers, independent dealers and third-party administrators.

Encompass manages all stages of the product lifecycle, including finished goods and replacement parts logistics, board repair and product refurbishment services, returns management, asset value recovery and eco-friendly disposal. For more information, please visit encompass.com or find us on Facebook.

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