MISSISSAUGA, ON--(Marketwired - May 20, 2014) - Demonstrating its value as an indispensable business partner, Ingram Micro Canada, a subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services, was presented with the Staples, Inc. President's Award. Presented annually by Staples to its most strategic business partners, this award recognizes Ingram Micro Canada's service excellence and key contributions to the leading retailer's business.

Pete Gibel, vice president, merchandising, Staples Canada, presented the award to Ingram Micro Canada at Staples' annual Management Conference last month, citing the distributor's best-in-class supply chain metrics, expedited lead times and exceptional fill rates.

"The President's Award represents the highest honor that we can receive for our contributions to Staples' success," says Mark Snider, vice president and general manager, Ingram Micro Canada. "Ingram Micro brings tremendous efficiency, scale and service excellence to retailers and channel partners alike. This recognition is an inspiration that will motivate our team to go above and beyond as an indispensable business partner, and help Staples meet and exceed their business objectives now and in the future. We are extremely proud of our alliance and all that we've achieved together with Staples in the past year."

Offering a full staff of dedicated resources to Staples, including a senior sales executive, inventory analysts, a pricing manager and on-site representatives, Ingram Micro Canada also took on new lines of business for the retailer in 2013 to help expand the scope and scale of its market reach.

"The President's Award is a well-deserved honor for Ingram Micro and their outstanding Canadian team who strives every day to make our success a top priority," says Gibel. "Ingram Micro has invested significantly in our relationship and they've been instrumental to our operations, helping us grow across all of our lines of business at the retail level, with Staples Advantage and online. Their dedicated resources are second to none, they continually bring us new vendor opportunities, and they work proactively and quickly to respond to our needs at all times."

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About Ingram Micro Inc.

Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 170 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit IngramMicro.com.

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