All Ceva Logistics articles – Page 9

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    Michelin renews contract with Ceva


    Tyremaker Michelin has renewed its contract with Ceva Logistics for the management of its 25,000-square-metre tyre warehouse at the company’s Valladolid plant in Spain.Under the three-year contract, Ceva will provide warehousing services, inventory management, picking and loading, as well as transport bound for Michelin customers, which include automotive manufacturers, spare ...

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    Jungheinrich wins Ceva award for second year running


    Warehouse equipment provider Jungheinrich has been named Ceva Logistics’ top supplier in Europe for the second year running. Amongst the suppliers to whom Ceva contracts and subcontracts services, the European Supplier of the Year award is offered to the group providing the best services across the supply chain in the ...

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    Ceva expands services for Ford in US


    Ceva Logistics is expanding its business with Ford at the carmaker’s Kansas City Assembly Plant in Missouri, which makes the F-150 Regular, Super and Crew Cab and will produce the Ford Transit full-size van in 2014.The signing, which is part of a contract renewal, makes it Ceva’s longest running automotive ...

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    Mendunekas takes South America role at Ceva


    Ceva Logistics has appointed Fabio Mendunekas as its vice president of Business Development for South America. He will be in charge of Ceva’s commercial business development and marketing in the region, as well as developing strategies aimed at continuing the company’s growth in the South American market. The sectors he ...

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    ​Neptune appoints Bruno Sidler as executive committee member


    Bruno Sidler has joined the Board of Directors of Singapore-based container shipping and logistics company Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) and will serve as a member of its executive committee. Sidler has worked for over 30 years within the logistics industry. He became president and CEO at Panalpina in 1998 before ...

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    How to choose a spare parts warehouse


    Warehousing is a critical part of spare parts distribution, with carmakers having to balance decisions on locations, size, providers, IT systems and picking technology.

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    ​Ceva starts operations at Singapore facility


    Ceva Logistics has announced the start of operations for its new facility in Singapore and confirmed that the facility will be able to support automotive business. It will be housed in the Tampines LogisPark, in the eastern part of the country, strategically located within easy access to the expressways, airport ...

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    Ceva happy for stability in second quarter earnings


    Third party logistics provider Ceva has reported a small drop in revenue and profits for the second quarter of 2013 compared to 2012, although the company’s chief financial officer said the company was “very satisfied” that it had found stability following a recapitalisation this past May. The company also pointed ...

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    Mike Valentine, former auto exec, to lead Americas sales for UTi


    Global supply chain providers UTi Worldwide has announced the appointment of Mike Valentine as its new regional sales vice-president for the Americas. Valentine will lead an integrated sales force across freight forwarding, contract logistics and distribution. According to Ed Feitzinger, executive vice-president, Valentine will be responsible for meeting all sales ...

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    Blicher appointed president for UTi Asia-Pacific


    Global supply chain services provider UTi Worldwide has appointed Ditlev Blicher as president, Asia-Pacific. Blicher, who will be based in Shanghai, succeeds Brian Dangerfield, APAC president since 2010, who is leaving the company for personal reasons. Blicher moves over from Ceva Logistics where he was vice-president, Group Operations. There he ...

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    Toyota starts Corolla production in Turkey


    Toyota has marked the start of production of the 11th generation Corolla at its manufacturing plant in Sakarya, Turkey. The plant is the first to produce the new generation Corolla outside of Japan and the company has invested €150m ($194m) in the plant to accommodate its production. The Sakarya plant ...

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    Brazil's search for savings and investment


    As Brazil grapples with an uncertain economy and government-supported vehicle sales, logistics providers and automotive manufacturers are facing cost and infrastructure pressures that must be overcomeBrazil’s automotive market has remained relatively buoyant despite the snag in its economy. However, as costs rise faster than growth in many parts of the ...

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    A brighter day for LSPs


    Thomas Cullen says automotive is once again a logistics growth driver...for now.The automotive sector has always been big for logistics providers – big and tough. Car assembly pioneered the outsourcing of transport, warehousing and line feeding, and served as a model for other sectors. Yet from the 1990s, profits fell ...

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    Ceva boosts US-Mexico cross-border services


    Ceva Logistics has added two new services to its offering for cross-border shipments between the US and Mexico that could benefit automotive shipments, which continue to rise.The first, called Mexico Direct, will offer faster customs clearance for Mexico importers, and the second, a rail service, is designed to provide ...

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    Executives on the move: Dan Bednarzyk, David Aldana, Jim Barnett, Jean-Paul Vignal, Oliver Mélot, Yves Fargues


    Dan Bednarzyk, foremerly vice president of Nissan’s Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in the US, has moved to the newly-created position at the carmaker of vice president, Total Delivered Cost. In his new role Bednarzyk is leading Nissan's efforts to maximise the company's total delivered cost efficiency across all model ...

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    Ceva seeks fiscal calm after debt swap


    The Ceva Group has announced the results and completion of a previously announced exchange offer on the company’s debt securities, which has led to a higher-than-expected reduction in the company’s debt and a higher cash infusion into the business. Marvin Schlanger, Ceva’s chief executive officer, said that the transaction ...

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    Global round up: Ceva handles service parts for Iveco; GM ships engines to China; Racking for Ford;


    Ceva extends contract with Iveco in TurkeyCeva Logistics has extended its contract with commercial vehicle maker Iveco for three more years covering the warehousing and distribution of spare parts throughout Turkey. Ceva supplies 27,000 different Iveco parts from its ?ekerp?nar? warehouse, ranging from the smallest components to complete engine ...

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    Ceva adjusts debt and ownership as profits drop


    Partly as a response to flagging profits, a high amount of debt and negative cash flow, Ceva Logistics has reached an agreement with shareholders to turn a large share of debt into equity stakes, which will lead to lower interest payments and a cash injection. When this transaction is ...

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    Argol Villanova merges to conquer


    An analysis of the recently merged group plans to export European quality to all of its emerging logistics markets.Given the perilous state of the Italian economy and its automotive industry, you might assume an Italian-based logistics company rooted in services to the Fiat Group, and which owns a portfolio of ...

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    Stacking the odds in favour of service parts in India


    A report on how best-in-class warehouse design and management, and a focus on efficient parts delivery, is making an impact on the Indian parts market despite labour, infrastructure and visibility difficulties Room for growth;Aftermarket goals;Labour, infrastructure and visibility;Warehouse evolutionTransport networksPankaj Chandak is elated. The World Auto Forum, supported by KPMG, ...