Bo D. Clift and Jud Clift celebrating Bo’s graduation from West Point.
Class of 2001 – June 2nd, 2001, Michie Stadium.
In 2002, at a storage unit in Franklin, Tennessee, ASE sold their first toner cartridge. In 2005, ASE Direct, Inc. was founded by CEO & Service-Disabled Veteran, Bo Clift. Bo is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served as an officer in the Army before being injured while serving. In December 2005, Bo, along with his brother, Jud Clift, founded the company. Jud is a veteran of the print and imaging industry having established multi-million dollar organizations.
16 years later, through strategic partnerships, organic growth and most importantly our customer loyalty, ASE has evolved into a multi-million-dollar federal & commercial imaging solutions VAR that fuels Fortune 1,000 enterprises, government, education and healthcare organizations across the United States and internationally.
ASE’s comprehensive selection of products and services spans all facets of the imaging industry from procurement, to managed services, parts, e-waste asset collection and recycling programs. Powered by our extensive global distribution and service provider network, ASE has an unrivaled reputation as the premier partner for imaging and printing solutions.
ASE’s unsurpassed value proposition is organized around our core business areas, which work together to craft solutions for a wide variety of business, government, education and healthcare organizations. ASE’s core business areas are aligned with the current and future needs of our customers and address existing enterprise-wide procurement challenges in key areas – such as cost reduction, management control, standardization, distribution and technology solutions – that are critical to operate more effectively and lower costs.
- Headquartered: Brentwood, TN (just south of Nashville)
- Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
- Core Customers: business, government, education and healthcare organizations
- Over 60 worldwide sales, distribution, collections and service locations
- Over $250 million federal government contracted revenue
- OEM Authorized Partners: HP, Lexmark, Xerox, Canon, Kyocera, Samsung, and Brother
- Strategic partner of largest remanufacturer of laser and inkjet cartridges and printer parts globally
- Single point of contact, online and phone technical support and issue resolution
- 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
ASE Technology, Inc. founded by Jud Clift -- specializing in imaging supplies, hardware & maintenance.
Company name: Alpha Solutions Enterprise (ASE) FEIN: 90-0136606
ASE Direct, Inc. is founded as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business by CEO & Service Disabled Vetran, Bo D. Clift -- specializing in imaging supplies, hardware & maintenance to the Federal Government
ASE Direct Awarded GSA Schedule 75 MAS Contract GS-02F-0044W
ASE Technology is among Americas Fastest Growing Privately Owned businesses to earn 4th consecutive Ink 500/5000 award. // 2007 #759, 2008 #596, 2009 #101, 2010 #4855 with revenue reaching $7.5M
ASE Direct Awarded $250M FSSI OS2 Contract
ASE Direct Awarded $50M Army DoD BPA Contract
ASE Technology, Inc. becomes an Authorized Partner of HP, Lexmark, and Xerox
ASE Direct becomes an Authorized Parnter of HP, Lexmark, Xerox, and Ability One
2010 ASE Direct Awarded Quorum Health Group Purchasing Contract.
2011 ASE Direct awarded Global Supply Contract QSDJAA-12-DT-1240 of $25 million
ASE Direct Awarded $35M FBI BPA Contract J-FBI-13-004
ASE Direct Awarded $18.5M Global Supply Contract QSDJAA-13-DT-1335
ASE Direct moves its corporate office to Brentwood TN
ASE Technology moves is corporate office to Brentwood, TN
ASE Direct Awarded $250M FSSI OS3 Contract GS-02Q-14-D-CR0022
ASE Direct RX is formed as the Pharmaceautical and Nutraceutical division of ASE Direct.
ASE Direct Awarded Global Supply Contract QSDSJAA-14-CG-0024
ASE Direct is among Americas Fastest Growing Privately Owned businesses to become a 5 time Honoree. 2011 #291, 2012 #473, 2013 #82, 2014 #615, 2015 #3868
ASE Direct RX Exceeds $1M in Pharmaceutical Revenue
ASE Direct RX Exceeds $3.5M in Pharmaceutical Revenue
ASE Direct Awarded Healthtrust Purchasing Group Contract HPG-7738
ASE Direct Awarded CoreTrust Purchasing Group Contract CPG-7739