Safosa chooses CEVA as its new logistics partner

Safosa chooses CEVA as its new logistics partner

Milan, Italy, 31 May 2010 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, has signed a new three year contract with Safosa, one of the largest companies in the cosmetics production sector in Europe.

Following this contract win, CEVA will manage the production lines and the operation of warehouse activities for the raw materials, components and finished products. The overall aim is to ensure the running of integrated logistics solutions across the entire supply chain. CEVA has been contracted to manage the operations for Safosa at three logistics sites based in Gaggiano, near Milan, where it will move 84,000 pallets per year.

Adelmo Fraccaro, President of Safosa said: “We have chosen CEVA as our logistics partner as it has planned a personalized and highly flexible service for Safosa. CEVA’s outstanding reputation as being easy to do business with, combined with a high level focus on operations excellence were impressive. Choosing CEVA as our logistics partner means we are assured of an efficient and reliable logistics solution. This means we are able to focus our efforts on further developing our products for our customers knowing our logistics solutions are safe in the hands of CEVA.”

Carlo Rosa, General Manager Consumer for CEVA in Italy, said: “Thanks to the great know-how acquired across vast experience working with other health and beauty contracts, CEVA has developed solutions that meet the requirements of the sector perfectly, optimizing warehouse activities and the distribution of goods. We are proud that Safosa should have chosen us as its logistics partner. By integrating our resources and tailoring it to the customers’ needs, we are able to offer flexible and efficient logistics services at every stage of their supply chain.”

For more information contact:
Danilo Schipani
Marketing & Communication Director SEMEA
+39 02 8923 0354
danilo.schipani@cevalogistics.com
Safosa
With over 700 employees and a production exceeding 300 million articles a year, Safosa is one of the most important producers in the cosmetics sector in Europe. The company provides creative and productive solutions in out-sourcing for every segment of the beauty care market, from products for oral care and skin care to deodorants and scents.

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CEVA Logistics provides world class supply chain solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies across the globe. As an industry leader, CEVA offers customers complete supply chain design and implementation in contract logistics and freight management, alone or in combination. CEVA’s integrated global network has facilities in over 170 countries and more than 46,000 employees; all dedicated to delivering consistently excellent operations and supply chain solutions. For the year ending 31 December 2009, the Group reported revenues of €5.5 billion. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com

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