APC by Schneider Electric urges local resellers to ensure the validity of
their partnership status by re-certifying on an annual basis.

Says Rodney Callaghan, managing director: Southern Africa at APC by
Schneider Electric: "By re-registering every year, partners will be sure to
maintain status as an APC reseller within our Reliability Partner Programme
(RPP) level."
At the RPP level, resellers have access to a range of benefits, such as
personalised Web pages which provide them with information at their
fingertips, enabling them to proactively search information on a daily
basis, or as often as they require, without having to contact APC or its
"Although we do send regular e-mail newsletter informing dealers of special
offers and updated information pertaining strictly to the region, we believe
that this added level of independence is a great step for our local
resellers. Not only can they now check for upcoming tradeshows and company
events in their regions, but they can also keep tabs on current industry
news, as well as read the latest local press releases and product
"Our Website is a major delivery vehicle for our Reliability Provider
Programme," Callaghan continues. "Another major advantage to the local
channel is our Web-based reseller locator, which end users can access to
find all contact details for our dealers."