September 16, 2014: CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, today announced the opening of its first Center of Logistics Excellence in Europe. Situated in Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom, the opening marks CEVA's third Center following the launch of Centers in Jacksonville and Singapore. The Centers demonstrate 'real world' logistics innovation through supply chain optimization and enhanced visibility, integrated services and technology solutions to power supply chain efficiency.
The European Center of Logistics Excellence will provide insights into CEVA's unique offerings and solutions for customers with business in Europe. CEVA plans to use this latest Center to build a strong knowledge center in Europe, develop supply chain talents, offer best in class technologies and supply chain solutions to further strengthen its presence in the region.
CEVA also intends to educate and inspire the next generation of logisticians from across Europe by using the Center to introduce the scale and breadth of the logistics spectrum, as well as promoting its range of apprenticeships, internships and graduate management programs.
Leigh Pomlett, President Europe for CEVA, said: "We are excited to establish a Center here in Ashby to act as a knowledge and innovation hub for supply chain excellence and to support our customers' growth in Europe. The Center is a compelling example of CEVA's commitment to create value for our customers through excellence. Local talent and knowledge coupled with global expertise positions us well to design solutions that respond to supply chain challenges."
Pomlett continued: "Customers today are looking for ways to enhance control and visibility to optimize their supply chains end-to-end which result in increased supply chain performance. Visitors to the Center will experience first-hand our collaborative and partnership approach to business, as well as our innate ability to create real solutions to supply chain challenges."
The European Center of Logistics Excellence is purpose built and designed to take visitors on the journey of a product/component through CEVA's end-to-end service offering including; Inbound Logistics, Warehousing and Distribution, Manufacturing Support, Outbound Logistics, Final Mile Solutions and Aftermarket Services. The Center also promotes CEVA's specialist events and exhibition logistics division, Showfreight, as well the company's Operations Excellence framework.
Within the Center, CEVA has constructed a mock-warehouse area to demonstrate the latest warehouse management technology and the company's system capabilities. In addition, the area also showcases CEVA's expertise in warehouse design and features certain real-life performance metrics that our sites operate against.