Q: What is Pyramid Consulting,
Incorporated all about?
A: Click on "Overview"
under “About PCI” to fully understand what the company can offer
to any industry of your needs.
Q: Does PCI have a diversified customer base?
A: Yes, PCI does have a diversified
customer base and it is growing all the time. Go to our Customer
Base page for a complete list.
Q: Define why Pyramid Consulting, Inc. (PCI)
is considered an Eportal.
A: Portal is a term,
generally synonymous with gateway, for a World Wide Web site that
is or proposes to be a major starting site for users when they get
connected to the Web or that users tend to visit as an anchor
site. Eportal is the electronic portal for the World Wide Web. PCI
is considered a niche or specialized portal. It is a location for
a “variety of industries” to log on, anchor themselves and
obtain services that pertain to their outsourcing requirements.
This is also how the “Motto” statement “The One-Stop Eportal
for Your Industry” was brought to life.
Q: Does PCI do Wet
Process Design and Design Improvements?
A: Yes, we can design Wet
Process Equipment but do not manufacture Wet Process Equipment.
PCI can manufacture associated components such as Process Vessels,
End-Effectors, Chemical Distribution Systems, Robots, and a
variety of other process improvement components.
Q: Can PCI provide
documentation services for existing Ultra
Fab Wet Process Equipment?
A: Yes, we can provide
documentation such as new electrical schematics, plumbing
schematics, and even "As-Built" tool layout
Q: Can PCI service non-Ultra Fab Wet Process
A: Yes, PCI can service a
wide range of Wet Process Equipment. Please check out our Semiconductor
Division for a list of Wet Process Equipment PCI is
currently servicing our plans to service.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Division
Q: Lease … why should you lease?
A: Scalability, Cost Effective, Never behind the
Technology Curve (at zero expense); three major reasons to lease.
Q: What is PCI’s definition of
A: To able to maintain control of the cost /expenses
while trying to increase required manpower quickly for new products,
increased production, or during a downsize of your company when the
market in your space no longer exist and the product lines must be
cut. You need to decrease or increase manpower and equipment without
losing the ability to be profitable.
Q: What is PCI’s definition of Cost Effectiveness?
A: Being able to expense instead of capitalize.
Maintaining your expenses at the same level during growth times or
downsize times. Employees under this program, allow for you to not
have their benefits and extras come out of your profits…and you have
no need to hire supervisors or managers to support the organization.
One monthly payment, the same amount per month for 34 months out of
Q: What are the Technology Curve Issues?
A: The real issue is that all or most of the hardware
such as computers, printers, monitors, etc. all go through changes
because of the advancement in technology. So about every 3 years or a
little less your systems become outdated. You would like to get new
equipment but it becomes a cost issue and you always want to know what
to do with the old equipment. With the PCI Leasing concept, you don’t
worry about any of this. If you continue the lease, all your add-on
equipment will be upgraded to a newer technology at no expense to you
and the old will go back to PCI.
Q: Where are your Warehousing and
Distribution facilities located?
A: Currently PCI has a West Coast
Distribution Center in San Jose, CA. (Click
here to view our warehouse) If your company requires more
suitable locations for your needs, PCI can locate, negotiate rates and
set up depots in the United States to fulfill you warehousing and
distribution needs with various vendors.
Q: Can I obtain a Rate Quote for a package(s) I would
like to ship?
A: Yes!, PCI's "One-Stop
E-Portal" website has a "Rate
Configurator" where the PCI Logistics Division can search
and shop the best rates for your shipping needs. PCI will provide you
with a quotation within a 24-hr time-frame.
Q: What is
A: The AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY
defines logistics as The Procurement, distribution, maintenance
and replacement of material and Personnel. In terms of the "
business oriented" activities associated with the distribution
of consumer commodities, logistics may be defined as:" The
process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient,
cost-effective flow and storage of raw materials, in-process inventory,
finished goods and related information from point of origin to point
of consumption for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements."
As defined and developed by the Council of Logistics Management(CLM)
Oak Brook, Illinois. U.S.A.
Q: Why would
I choose the Logistics division of PCI for my courier services when
most companies choose FedEx, UPS, or any other standard courier
A: Companies choose those standard
courier companies because it has become second nature to them …
and without realizing an expensive habit. If you go with PCI, a
logistics rate shopper for all your logistics needs, you can be
assured you are paying the right dollar to the right courier service.
This would lower your overall logistics expenditures and in any
market, this is always a desirable goal for you and the department
added benefit do I have when I choose PCI as my preferred Logistics
A: The PCI Logistics Division
has the capability to compare and negotiate rates based on numerous
logistic solutions and not just a limited few. What this adds to
your company's benefit is the fact that whatever and whenever your
logistics needs may be, PCI's develops a 'customer-tailored' solution
which keeps in mind your shipping budget, commitment to personal
service, and most importantly customer loyalty. Not the least, we
can also manage all of your overhead logistics expenditures.
COMPLIANCE REGULATORY Division
Q: Is PCI CR handling only
Telecommunications Compliance services?
A: Presently, Yes but shortly PCI CR will handle
Compliance services for other industries; Semiconductor, Medical, and
Consumer Products to name a few ...
you name a few worldwide Telecom standards that PCI CR is providing
services to meet these standards?
A: Yes we can … please see
below and click on any three logos to obtain a description of
what the compliance stamp associates itself with:
light of the September 11th tragedy, does PCI offer specific consultation
and education regarding world events and their affects on workplace
A: PCI offers training and educational consultation
focused on dealing with the affects of collectively experienced
tragedies on employee mental health, behaviours, and attitudes.
Can PCI offer guidance and direction to organizations
functioning during unsteady economic and political conditions?
A: PCI utilizes the expertise of
Industrial/Organizational Psychologists in order to maximize team
effectiveness and cohesion, improve Executive and Managerial clarity
through Coaching services, and inspire organizational commitment
despite tumultuous environmental conditions.
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