Madrid, Spain, 22 December, 2011 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, has signed a five year agreement with Eurofred, the leading distributor of equipment for domestic, commercial and industrial air conditioning, solar thermal energy and commercial and industrial refrigeration, operating in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and the UK.
CEVA will be in charge of the logistics for the distribution of Eurofred’s air conditioning products from the customer’s site located in Vila-Rodona, near Tarragona, within a dedicated area of 72,000 sq m. CEVA will manage the receipt, examination and warehousing of the product, as well as the preparation of orders and containers destined for the company’s customers, suppliers and other warehouses. CEVA will handle around 6,000 product lines annually, managing the receipt of over 1,500 containers and the shipment of over 650,000 individual product units.
Bernat Martin, Operations Director for Eurofred, said: “Logistics is a critical aspect in our organization, as it plays a large part in offering our customers the best service. The main features we search for in a logistics provider are continuous improvement in all processes and operations, and a partner which is capable of supporting us in all the countries where our products are distributed. This is why we have chosen CEVA, as they are able to guarantee the availability and timely delivery of our products.”
Giuseppe Chiellino, Managing Director of CEVA in Iberia, commented: “We are delighted by the trust Eurofred has placed in us for the management of its supply chain. We look forward to working in partnership with Eurofred, and providing them with a tailor made solution that supports their quest for excellence in customer service.”