KMM Acquires Excell Services Company to Expand Wireless Infrastructure Services Portfolio

Fairfield, N.J. – Jan. 16, 2015 – KMM, a leader in supply chain and logistics services to the U.S. communications industry, has announced the acquisition of Excell Services Company, headquartered in Kirkland, Washington. Excell Services Company’s core offerings include wireless tower solutions, aerial and underground fiber installation, and civil and electrical construction. “We are extremely pleased with this strategic acquisition as it broadens our customer base and enhances KMM capabilities in the wireless arena,” said Katherine McConvey, owner and CEO of KMM. “Additionally, Excell Services Company gives us the ability to offer our customers more flexible solutions with greater synergies in a cost-effective manner.” “We are very excited to be joining the KMM team,” said Patrick Healy, CEO of Excell Services Company. “Being part of a company with KMM’s reputation, size, and strength gives us the opportunity to build a national footprint while continuing to provide high quality services at competitive prices.” About KMM Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services and technology solutions to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning, technology-fueled supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results and market-leading visibility to its customers such as carriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information. About Excell Services Company Excell Services Company was founded in 2010 and is a privately-held enterprise based in Kirkland, Wash. Excell provides wireless infrastructure services to the telecommunications industry including construction, construction management, inspections and maintenance. For more information, visit excellserviceco.com.

KMM Announces Nick Shanker as Company President

NickSFairfield, N.J. – Dec. 4, 2014 –KMM, a leader in supply chain and logistics services to the U.S. communications industry, has announced Nick Shanker as its new President. “As KMM opens a new chapter in its history, I am confident that Nick will be an invaluable addition to the KMM leadership team,” said Katherine McConvey, owner and CEO. “His breadth and depth of experience in the telecom arena both domestically and internationally is impressive. I believe his background and the fresh insights he’ll bring to KMM will serve us well.” Shanker’s extensive experience in the communications industry includes more than 21 years at Ericsson in a variety of executive management roles including Vice President of Network Deployment and Vice President of Supply and Logistics. He also was the CEO of Cerion Optimization Services and Dataworkforce for several years; most recently he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Huawei in Shenzhen, China. “KMM is a dynamic company that is constantly evolving its services to meet the needs of a fast-moving industry,” said Shanker. ”I look forward to working with such a strong, stable team and contributing to KMM’s continuing growth within the market.” About KMM Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services and technology solutions to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning, technology-fueled supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results and market-leading visibility to its customers such as carriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information.

KMM Awarded Warehouse Management Services Contract

Fairfield, N. J. – November 20, 2014 – KMM, a leader in supply chain and logistics services to the U.S. communications industry, has been awarded a contract to provide warehouse management services to a major U.S. carrier. “At the core of our business is a deep commitment to helping our customers optimize their supply chain operations,” said Larry Treen, VP of Sales. “Our approach is built around reducing inventory risk, increasing visibility, and lowering costs, all of which are critical to the long-term success of any business.” KMM has a long history of providing value-added supply chain services to U.S. carriers. In this contract, KMM will be responsible for overseeing general material and network equipment and coordinating delivery services, spares and exchange work. “We’ve had ample opportunity over the years to gain a thorough understanding of our customers’ processes, challenges and expectations, which has helped us design logistics solutions that have delivered significant cost savings,” explained Treen. “We’re pleased to support our customer in its efforts and we look forward to producing the same kinds of results that will ultimately help them better serve their own customers.” The services performed under this agreement, which is expected to span over three years, will support activities in the U.S. southeastern and south central regions. About KMM Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services and technology solutions to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning, technology-fueled supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results and market-leading visibility to its customers such as carriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information.   Excell Services Company was founded in 2010 and is a privately-held enterprise based in Kirkland, Wash. Excell provides wireless infrastructure services to the telecommunications industry including construction, construction management, inspections and maintenance. For more information, visit excellserviceco.com.

M2M Spectrum Networks Taps Team of TrueNet Communications and KMM for Supply Chain Services to Support its National Build-out

Fairfield, N.J. – September 10, 2014 – M2M Spectrum Networks has selected the team of TrueNet Communications and KMM to provide turnkey logistics services to support the national build-out of its network – the nation’s first purpose-built network designed specifically for machine-to-machine communications. “As we prepare for this build-out, we needed a dependable supply chain in place that could scale quickly and easily to meet our site requirements,” said Doreen Trant, M2M Spectrum Networks Senior Vice President – Network Implementation. “Additionally, we wanted a cash-flow friendly model, which the team of TrueNet and KMM offered, since they actually own the inventory throughout the majority of the deployment process.” The multi-million dollar award calls for TrueNet and its partner KMM to provide turnkey supply chain services, including material sourcing and procurement; regional and local warehousing; and logistics and transportation services. M2M Spectrum Networks is constructing what will become the nation’s first purpose-built network designed specifically for machine-to-machine communications, covering 75% of the US population by the end of 2015, and 95% by the end of 2016. “We’re honored that M2M has chosen TrueNet to deliver services key to its successful network build-out,” stated TrueNet Communications CEO & President, Frank Del Col.   “In today’s competitive environment, our value proposition is our speed, agility and scalability at delivering world-class services at an affordable price that are customized to meet our clients’ needs.” “We’re appreciative that M2M and TrueNet have entrusted us with delivering the supply chain services for this deployment,” said John Campanelli, President of Business Operations at KMM. “We are happy to be a part of this team and to support this ground-breaking program. We look forward to providing value to M2M and TrueNet with our processes, our technology and our people.” About KMM Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with fast-changing technology and escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results to its customers such as carriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit www.kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information. About M2M Spectrum Networks M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC was founded for the purpose of building and operating the first licensed, nationwide wireless network dedicated to the rapidly emerging Machine-to-Machine industry.  M2M SN, through its hardware and software vendors, is developing a wide-area, ubiquitous coverage, data radio system based on licensed spectrum and proprietary technology; purpose-built and dedicated solely to M2M applications for the long-term.  M2M Spectrum Networks has locations in Phoenix, Arizona, New Hope, Pennsylvania, and Jacksonville, Florida.  For more information, please visit www.m2mspectrum.com. About TrueNet Communications TrueNet Communications is a leading provider of communications infrastructure planning, engineering and design, construction, and technical support services to the Wireless, Wireline, and Enterprise markets throughout North America and the Caribbean. TrueNet is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. For additional information, please visit www.truenetcommunications.com.

KMM Supports Boy Scouts of America with Circle Ten Council Golf Classic June 9

Fairfield, N. J. – June 5, 2014 – KMM, a leader in supply chain and logistics services to the U.S. communications industry, will be a sponsor of the 35th Annual Golf Classic presented by Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America. The tournament will be held on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Stonebriar Country Club in Frisco, TX. This annual tradition of sportsmanship and philanthropy benefits the Scouting program of Circle Ten Council.“Circle Ten Council’s history stretches back 100 years,” said John Campanelli, President of Business Operations at KMM. “We are honored to contribute to such a long-standing and successful Scouting organization.”Circle Ten Council will serve nearly 55,000 youth members and more than 15,000 adults in 2014. Approximately 25 percent of the council’s budget will assist more than 9,000 disadvantaged youth who otherwise would not be able to participate in Scouting. Event organizers hope to raise $400K from this year’s golf classic. Proceeds from the tournament will go towards youth camps, training for camp leaders, supplies and uniforms, insurance, and other expenses. About KMM Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with fast-changing technology and escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results to its customers such ascarriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information.

TrueNet Communications Selects KMM to Provide Nationwide Supply Chain Services

Fairfield, N. J. – Sept. 2, 2014 – Supply chain leader KMM has been selected to provide end-to-end logistics services to TrueNet Communications. TrueNet, a communications infrastructure engineering, construction and network management firm, provides its services to clients in the wireless, wireline and enterprise markets across North America and the Caribbean.“KMM has a national footprint, multi-tiered warehousing options and scalability,” said TrueNet Communications President and CEO, Frank Del Col. “Their ability to track and manage materials for large, complex and fast-moving projects was an important factor in choosing them as our supply chain partner.”“We are honored that TrueNet chose KMM as a trusted partner for all its material management needs,” said Katherine McConvey, CEO of KMM. “We’re impressed with the speed and agility that TrueNet brings to its service delivery model. We look forward to contributing to the partnership with our value proposition, which is based on eliminating risks and liabilities, providing a cash flow-friendly model, increasing operational efficiency and providing peace of mind to our customers.” KMM will provide both forward and reverse logistics services for TrueNet in support of its clients’ network build-outs, upgrades, maintenance and decommissioning projects. About KMM Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with fast-changing technology and escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results to its customers such as carriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit www.kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information. About TrueNet Communications TrueNet Communications is a leading provider of communications infrastructure planning, engineering and design, construction, and technical support services to the Wireless, Wireline, and Enterprise markets throughout North America and the Caribbean. TrueNet is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. For additional information, please visit www.truenetcommunications.com.

Supply Chain Leader KMM Attending 2014 Wireless Infrastructure Show in Orlando

Fairfield, N. J. – April 24, 2014 – KMM, a leader in supply chain and logistics services to the U.S. communications industry, will attend PCIA’s 2014 Wireless Infrastructure Show May 19-22 in Orlando, FL.The Wireless Infrastructure Show is the industry’s only event exclusively focused on mobile network infrastructure. The three-day conference and trade show draws more than 2,000 telecom and technology executives, policy-makers, financial analysts, and national media for education, business development and networking.
“We are excited to attend the premier industry event that focuses on the companies, equipment and technologies that enable next-generation wireless networks,” said John Campanelli, KMM’s President of Business Operations. PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association represents the companies that make up the wireless telecommunications infrastructure industry. Its members include the carriers, infrastructure providers and professional services firms that own and manage more than 135,000 telecommunications facilities throughout the world. About KMM Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with fast-changing technology and escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results to its customers such ascarriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information.

Supply Chain Leader KMM Joins PCIA – the Wireless Infrastructure Association

Fairfield, N. J. – April 10, 2014 – KMM, a leader in supply chain and logistics services to the U.S. communications industry, has joined PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association. PCIA represents the companies that make up the wireless telecommunications infrastructure industry. Its members include the carriers, infrastructure providers and professional services firms that own and manage more than 135,000 telecommunications facilities throughout the world. “We are proud to be a member of this organization,” said John Campanelli, KMM’s President of Business Operations. “PCIA is on the leading edge of building tomorrow’s networks and we are excited to be a part of it.” KMM provides services that support wireless infrastructure build-outs, such as last-mile staging and sub-assembly services, so joining an association dedicated to representing the unique business needs of the wireless infrastructure industry was a natural fit. “One of the things that drew us to PCIA was its emphasis on collaboration,” explains Campanelli. “We look forward to the opportunity to share best practices and collaborate with others who are committed to shaping the wireless industry.” KMM will attend PCIA’s 2014 Wireless Infrastructure Show May 19-22 in Orlando, FL. About KMM Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with fast-changing technology and escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results to its customers such as carriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information.

Supply Chain Leader KMM Develops Logistics Solution for Small Cell Deployment

Fairfield, N. J. – May 8, 2014 – KMM, a leader in supply chain and logistics services to the U.S. communications industry, has developed a small cell solution to help carriers as they race to increase network capacity.“Carriers that are deploying small cells to add capacity to their networks are facing an entirely new set of challenges,” said Katherine McConvey, CEO of KMM. “Not only are they trying to implement new technologies, but they also have to ensure that a high volume of material gets to their technicians in a timely and predictable manner. This is where KMM comes in.”
Designed specifically to support wireless infrastructure build-outs, KMM’s new solution brings supply chain speed to the world of small cells. Through its last-mile staging and sub-assembly services, KMM ensures that materials are validated prior to kitting and that carriers can easily track both the forward and reverse movement of materials. This improves quality control, allows for a greater degree of project control and can ultimately save carriers valuable time in their deployment schedules.
KMM’s small cell solution is supported by its world-class technology systems, which improve inventory control, increase visibility and enable real-time effective material management.
“Deciding on the right supply chain strategy can really help carriers and wireless integrators remain competitive,” explains John Campanelli, President of Business Operations at KMM. “Because of the volume of materials that must get to market on time, it is imperative that demand planning, stocking strategy, validation processes and a state-of-the-art tracking system all support the deployment. That’s what KMM provides to its customers with this solution.”Learn more about KMM’s Small Cell Logistics Solution here.
About KMM
Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with fast-changing technology and escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results to its customers such ascarriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information.

KMM Awarded Last-Mile Staging Contract

Fairfield, N. J. – March 11, 2014 – KMM, a leader in supply chain and logistics services to the U.S. communications industry, has been awarded a contract to provide last-mile staging services, software technology and project management solutions to support the national deployment of tower equipment. “KMM works hard to develop the services and software that our customers need to succeed in their deployments,” said Katherine McConvey, CEO of KMM. “We think our last-mile staging services and the technology we wrap around them create a level of operational discipline that is unique in the industry. We are delighted to provide these services and further our relationship with this customer.” The services performed under the agreement will support 25 to 30 markets and more than 1,000 sites across the country. “By using our last-mile staging services and technology, our customers have real-time visibility throughout the material receipt, storage and release processes. We capture every site component and every serial number,” said Larry Treen, VP of Engineering and Sales. “The combination of both the technology and our established last-mile staging processes ensures the smooth flow of material and site orders. This gives the customer’s project managers better control and management of deployment schedules, crews and costs.” About KMM Since 1991, KMM has been providing supply chain managed services to the U.S. communications market. In a fiercely competitive industry with fast-changing technology and escalating customer expectations, KMM flexes its award-winning supply chain capabilities to deliver reliable, predictable results to its customers such as carriers, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. KMM is a privately-held, certified woman-owned business enterprise. Visit kmmcorp.net or contact info@kmmcorp.net for more information.