RS Components sees direct benefits with Moscord

Source: press release, 18 December 2018

Transforming the maritime market – Freddy Ingemann, Moscord CEO
Transforming the maritime market – Freddy Ingemann, Moscord CEO (photo: Moscord)

RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc and global distributor for engineers, is now trading directly with ship owners- and operators via As a result, maritime customers will benefit from major savings when compared to traditional supply channels, total price transparency, easy ordering, and full access to RS Components’ impressive catalogue of more than 10,000 products sourced from leading suppliers. The agreement ensures orderers can take advantage of the full package of electronic components, electrical automation and control, test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables – all delivered to any given harbour worldwide via Moscord.

“The fact that a brand of the stature of RS Components has chosen Moscord as the ideal trading channel demonstrates the growing industry belief that our e-marketplace for maritime supplies is the optimal way to do business – for both suppliers and customers,” says Freddy Ingemann, CEO of Moscord. “Our next generation platform delivers a more efficient, cost effective and direct procurement process, for all parties, and we’re delighted to welcome RS Components’ more than half a million maritime quality products and services onboard.”

Moscord allows customers to strike the right balance between quality and cost, accessing RS Components’ RS Pro brand at the best possible prices. The RS Pro range offers an ever-expanding series of more than 50,000 quality-tested and exceptional-value products engineered for manufacturing and industrial environments, including automation, electronics, tools, test and measurement, lighting and electrical installation. All RS Pro products are produced to a high industrial-quality standard, undergo rigorous testing in the RS lab, and are backed by the RS Seal of Approval.

“We never say no to an opportunity that makes us able to continuously serve our maritime customers, and when an easy-to-use digital trade platform like Moscord provides customers with a choice to order our products and services onboard while making considerable savings on last mile delivery, it’s a given for us to give them that option,” says Anthony Carter, Head of Global Accounts, RS Components.

The harsh environment in the marine and offshore industry requires products which have the special approvals and features to cope with extreme conditions. RS Components will continuously serve customers via Moscord with all they need, even on the most solitary locations around the globe. The company will be working even closer with suppliers via Moscord to provide the relevant brands and products for their repair and maintenance procedures.

“In the past ship owners and managers have had to run a cost-intensive purchasing team in order to get a reasonable price when ordering various components in a given port. Now they can easily order RS Components globally via Moscord’s easy-to-use digital marketplace with on-time last-mile delivery and significant savings on the horizon,” notes Freddy Ingemann, CEO of Moscord.

Over one million customers already rely on RS, with the distributor currently shipping around 50,000 parcels a day. In the future all maritime customers can now opt in using Moscord’s innovative, cost effective, transparent and easy service, globally.