Originally Posted by E-Phone
One reason for transfering the contacts to the SIM card is that you will use (insert) your SIM card in a non BlackBerry phone, or in any phone which does not have access to the contacts through BES. In such cases, you want to have those contacts.
Sync your blackberry with Outlook. Say no to using any phone which does not have the ability to also sync with Outlook. Then you can have your contacts on any phone you use.