ModusLink Global Solutions

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ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc.
Public (NASDAQMLNK)
Industry Forward & Reverse value supply chain management, Internet services, Software, Venture capital
Founded Delaware, United States (1986)
Headquarters Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Key people
John Boucher, CEO
Revenue Increase$754.5 Million USD (2013)
Increase$15.2 Million USD (2013)
Number of employees
3,650 FTE[1]
Website www.moduslink.com

ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc., formerly CMGI Inc., is a US company that provides supply chain management services to global technology and software companies across its worldwide operations. The company has operations in North America, Europe and Asia (particularly in mainland China)

Irish factories[edit]

There are 2 ModusLink factories in the Republic Of Ireland. One is based in Kildare and the other based in Cork. Between the two of them they employe over 10o people, however these numbers were mucg higher during the Celtic Tiger when in Kildare alone there was over 850 people workers. The company specialises in:

  • Material Planning and Factory Supply
  • Value-Added Warehousing and Distribution
  • Postponement and Configuration
  • Returns Management
  • Repair and Recovery
  • E-Commerce
  • Customer Care
  • Entitlement Management

History[edit]

CMGI was an Internet company that became a "poster child" for the dot-com collapse.[2] It held naming rights for New England Patriots home CMGI Field (now Gillette Stadium) from 2000 to 2002.[2]

CMGI acquired Modus Media in 2004.[3] CMGI's SalesLink supply chain business was combined with Modus under the name ModusLink.[3]

In 2008, CMGI changed its name to ModusLink Global Solutions.[4]

The company maintained a number of internet ventures over its history including some of the following: 1stUp.com, AdForce, AltaVista, BookLink, iCast,[5] NaviSite, PowWow chat instant messenger, RagingBull.com, Yesmail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Profile for ModusLink Global Solutions Inc (MLNK)". Retrieved October 22, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "CMGI Field is now Gillette Stadium". CNNMoney. August 5, 2002. Retrieved February 18, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "CMGI completes acquisition of Modus Media to form ModusLink" (Press release). CMGI Inc. August 2, 2004. Retrieved February 18, 2016 – via BusinessWire. 
  4. ^ "CMGI Changes Name to ModusLink Global Solutions". moduslink.com. September 29, 2008. Retrieved February 25, 2011. 
  5. ^ CMGI Enters Digital Video, Music Fray With ICast.com, March 09, 2000; GREG MILLER