Ashby-de-la Zouch, UK, 27 September, 2012 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, has today announced the launch of a brand new Less-than-Container Load (LCL) consolidation service from the UK to Dubai.

The weekly service will sail from CEVA’s Consolidation Freight Station (CFS) in Tamworth, to our CEVA CFS in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai in our own LCL consolidated containers. By consolidating freight in Tamworth, a central UK town, CEVA links over 10 receiving locations, reduces inland transportation cost and overall transit time. With dedicated teams overseeing all aspects of the shipment, from pick up to sailing, customers are assured of CEVA’s high service levels from the moment their freight is collected.

With the entire process under CEVA’s control, customers benefit from faster freight availability in Dubai in addition to lower cost and handling options due to the port’s location in the Free Zone. With Dubai acting as a key hub for the entire Middle East region, CEVA is ideally placed to add to its existing portfolio of services for the import and export markets there.

Greg Scott, CEVA’s Global LCL Director said: “We are constantly looking at how we can provide even quicker and more efficient services for our customers as part of our growing LCL network. The Middle East region is a growing market for CEVA especially in Oceanfreight.  This new consolidation service from the UK to Dubai is just one example of how we can deliver cost and time benefits by capitalizing on our integrated Freight Management network and investment strategies within the region.”

CEVA already operates LCL services to Dubai from Houston and New York, U.S., Hamburg, Germany and Milan, Italy with further services planned from key Asia Pacific locations in the near future.

CEVA named Logistics Provider of the Year at the Payload Asia Awards 2012

Singapore, 25 September, 2012 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, has been named the overall winner for the ‘Logistics Provider of the Year’ category at the Payload Asia Awards 2012, held in Singapore recently.  

Organized for the first time by the region’s leading air cargo publication, Payload Asia, the Awards highlight the excellent contributions of leading supply chain organizations in the air cargo industry in Asia, particularly in market adeptness, innovative products or superior strategy to make a positive impact on the market.  Payload Asia, in its 27th year of publication is one of the leading authoritative sources of information and news on the air cargo industry and related sectors in Asia.

Didier Chenneveau, CEVA’s President of Asia Pacific commented: “I am very pleased that CEVA has been named the ‘Logistics Provider of the Year’ by Payload Asia. We are honored to be recognized by industry practitioners for our commitment to the air cargo industry and delivering integrated end-to-end supply chain solutions and service excellence to our customers. Putting our customers at the heart of what we do has enabled CEVA to stand out competitively.”

Companies in various categories are shortlisted by a panel of independent judges made up of well-respected professionals and leaders in the air cargo industry. Three companies are subsequently shortlisted as finalists in each category. The winner of each category was selected through a final round of online voting by readers of Payload Asia and industry professionals from across the world.

CEVA's strategic collaboration with core carriers and continued focus on increasing operational efficiencies to support its customers' logistics needs have enabled the company to stand out competitively in Airfreight management.  As a global 3PL provider, CEVA is well positioned to deliver value that benefits customers through integrated end-to-end supply chain solutions combining Freight Management and Contract Logistics services.

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