Zetes Takes on Zebra in South Africa

Zetes (formerly ProScan) announced the strengthening of its relationship with Zebra Techologies, one of the world leaders in barcode, receipt, kiosk, card and RFID printers and supplies.

December 5, 2011

Zetes (formerly ProScan) announced the strengthening of its relationship with Zebra Techologies, one of the world leaders in barcode, receipt, kiosk, card and RFID printers and supplies.

Zetes South Africa has been appointed as a Zebra Premier Partner, as well as a Zebra Authorised Service Provider (ZASP).This follows the recent acquisition of the ProScan Group by Zetes Industries, a leading pan-European company specialising in automatic identification solutions and services for goods and people.

According to Andrew Fosbrook, Managing Director of Zetes South Africa, Zebra has been a significant and long-term hardware partner of the international group for many years, offering a wide range of printer solutions to suit their diverse customer needs.

“As a Premier Partner, we bring years of experience of delivering printing solutions for product ID to the extensive Zebra range in the southern African market,” says Fosbrook. 

“With GS1 accreditation, Zetes understands the standards required to manufacture and apply labels correctly in the supply chain. Our status as a Zebra Authorized Service Provider (ZASP) furthermore endorses our capability of providing superior service and support for all Zebra products in the region, including installation, maintenance contracts, depot and onsite repair, and technical backup.”

“By using a ZASP”, adds Fosbrook, “customers have peace of mind knowing that trained technicians are keeping Zebra printers operating at optimum performance levels.”

Janine McEwan, Territory Manager of Zebra Technologies comments, “We are pleased to have Zetes South Africa appointed and registered as a direct Premier Partner of Zebra’s PartnersFirst channel program. Zetes South Africa offers a range of products and services that are complementary to Zebra’s own, and together create a comprehensive customer solution.”

PartnersFirst is a channel program tailored to help our partners enhance the value of Zebra specialist printing solutions and increase customer satisfaction.

The various program levels recognise partners such as Zetes South Africa with specialist expertise, knowledge and training. Current specialist programmes include: RFID Specialist, Kiosk Specialist, Card Specialist, Supplies Specialist, and Zebra Authorised Service Providers (ZASP).

“The Zebra range of printers will further strengthen our of comprehensive printing solutions in southern Africa by providing our customers with a wider choice of mobile, wristband, desktop, card, industrial and RFID options, along with a high level of support and services, and competitive pricing,” concludes Fosbrook.

About Zetes (formerly ProScan)

Zetes (Euronext Brussels: ZTS) is a leading provider of supply chain, identification and mobility solutions. By utilising automatic identification technologies in an intelligent way, we link goods or people to new and existing IT systems. The result for our customers is seamless information exchange, with data captured at every stage of the process and made available in real time. Zetes’ solutions thus provide companies, public institutions and governments with the desired control over their floor and field operations, which allows them to optimise overall performance, improve their bottomline, and face the most demanding traceability challenges.

The Zetes Group has its headquarters in Belgium and employs more than 1070 people across 15 countries in EMEA. Zetes aspires to achieve sustainable profits and growth; its consolidated revenues for 2010 amounted to €216.7 million. More info: www.zetes.com