CEVA Logistics

Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, CEVA is a full-service transportation and logistics company with freight management and operations spanning some 1,000 locations in 160 countries. CEVA Logistics offers a wide range of specialized “contract logistics” services targeted to meet the specific needs of various kinds of customers -- such as those managing call-centers, reverse logistics, and delivery of mission-critical spare parts -- as well as customers who manage vertical sectors such as automotive, retail and manufacturing.

26 Apr 2022
A new office near Washington, DC, is intended to help the CMA CGM–backed startup accelerator ZEBOX attract technology that can help its corporate partners in North America advance their digital logistics initiatives.
08 Apr 2022
CMA CGM has made another major acquisition, bringing Europe’s main automotive logistics service provider under the wing of CEVA Logistics.
04 Apr 2022
Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) took advantage of 2021’s roaring rate environment to expand their net revenue, with rapid growth among the largest forwarders further compounded by merger and acquisition activity.
01 Jul 2021
CMA CGM has acquired a rail operator in Spain, adding an intermodal dimension to the ocean carrier’s expanding integrated service portfolio.
05 Apr 2021
Third-party logistics industry had a banner 2020, with double-digit revenue growth, according to SJ Consulting.
04 Dec 2020
Demand for detailed carbon emissions data is growing, evidenced by the integration of SeaRoutes’ data into the platforms of third-party logistics providers and global transportation and rate management systems.
08 Sep 2020
CEVA will use widely used forwarding software CargoWise to replace legacy systems across its global network of offices as it attempts to match new customer-facing digital capability with a more streamlined back-end system.
15 Jul 2020
CEVA Logistics has expanded the digital tools it offers shippers, part of a growing trend of global 3PLs providing self-service capabilities around quoting and visibility to transaction-oriented shippers.
New strategies of CMA CGM, Maersk familiar, but bolder
12 Jul 2019
Carriers are going beyond setting up logistics arms and instead making the end-to-end reach a full company play rather than standalone attempt to offer the higher value and margin services as the NVOs they compete and partner with.
30 Apr 2019
International freight forwarders posted surprisingly strong first-quarter performances in the face of slowing global economic activity, continued US-China trade tensions, a decline in business confidence in the eurozone, a tightening of financial conditions, and higher policy uncertainty.
09 Apr 2019
CMA CGM has big plans for the company’s logistics service offerings after bringing CEVA into the fold.
13 Feb 2019
CFO Michael Sirat tells JOC.com CEVA will compete for the container carrier’s business like any other forwarder.
DSV Logistics.
29 Jan 2019
European forwarders are trying to blunt ocean carriers from encroaching on their business.
Logistics providers and global trade.
28 Nov 2018
If the top players in the industry coagulate, and if ocean carriers continue to take a broader role in forwarding and logistics activities than they have in the recent past, that will have an undeniable impact on shippers.
25 Oct 2018
The purchase price in cash or shares for the freight management business has yet to be agreed on, and failing agreement will be determined by an independent appraisal.
A CMA CGM ship.
17 Oct 2018
The carrier raised its stake in the logistics service provider a week after CEVA Logistics rejected a $1.5 billion takeover bid from rival DSV.
11 Oct 2018
CMA CGM’s investment in CEVA is consistent with a customer-centric vision announced in March to move away from commodity container shipping and increasingly tailor end-to-end logistics solutions for customers.
30 Apr 2018
Is the decision by CMA CGM to take a 25 percent stake in CEVA the beginning of a wave in which ocean carriers seek to become one-stop shipper shops?
04 Aug 2017
Revenue climbed 3.3 percent to $1.72 billion.
26 Jun 2017
Ceva initiated its China-Europe rail operation with a service from Suzhou in 2010.
03 May 2017
CEVA Logistics earnings slipped and revenue edged slightly higher in the first quarter.
31 Mar 2017
CEVA Logistics and Anji, China’s largest automotive logistics provider, have agreed to renew and expand their joint venture partnership.
09 Mar 2017
Freight management volumes increased “significantly” through the year and outpaced market growth, CEVA said.
14 Nov 2016
CEVA Logistics posted lower earnings and flat revenue in the third quarter, as sliding freight rates offset strong volume growth.
24 Oct 2016
CEVA Logistics has named a veteran chief financial officer to the position effective immediately to replace Arjan Kaaks, who left the company after just more than a year with CEVA.
CEVA Logistics' contract logistics division performed well for the company, recording its best revenue growth since the beginning of 2015.
05 Aug 2016
CEVA Logistics posted lower revenue and earnings in the first half.
02 May 2016
CEVA Logistics posted a positive performance in the first quarter despite tough market conditions.
01 Mar 2016
CEVA Logistics’ decision to revamp its organizational structure has paid off, with earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization rising 22.2 percent for all of 2015 at the world’s sixth-largest third-party logistics provider.
11 Nov 2015
CEVA Logistics' third-quarter earnings jumped 27 percent as the company continued to reap the benefits of a new business model and its ocean and air business continue to earn strong returns despite volume loss.
28 Sep 2015
CEVA Logistics claims changes to its less-than-container-load export system and the use of trucks instead of rail have cut local transit times for U.S. exports by as much as 14 days compared with the schedules of rival operators.
25 Sep 2015
CEVA Logistics, the world’s sixth largest third-party logistics provider, has won a $50 million contract to handle Continental’s U.K. operations for the next five years.
24 Sep 2015
Deteriorating market conditions on the Asia to Europe and South America trade lanes have seen NVOCCs focusing their efforts on the better performing Asia-U.S. trade, leading to intense competition on the long-haul routes.
26 Aug 2015
CEVA Logistics is developing its global consolidation operations and less-than-container-load services, and has announced the launching of a weekly LCL offering from Singapore to New York.
24 Aug 2015
Supply chain management company CEVA has named Arjan Kaaks, who has extensive executive experience at major retailers, including Unilever, as chief financial officer.
07 Aug 2015
CEVA’s second-quarter earnings surged 25 percent as it continued to reap the benefits of a new business model and maintained ocean and air freight volumes in the face of uneven global demand.
16 Jul 2015
European shippers needing industrial spare parts to prevent the stalling of production lines will be able to take advantage of a new global distribution hub.