14 August 2012

CEVA opens new multi user warehouse complex in Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand - 14 August 2012 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today officially opened its new multi user warehouse complex in Auckland, as part of the company’s commitment to strengthen its international Airfreight, Oceanfreight and Contract Logistics operations in New Zealand.

The 16,500 sq m complex is strategically located within the Auckland Airport Business District, the largest transport hub in New Zealand, ensuring close proximity to business activity and air service connectivity throughout the country as well as overseas. The district also provides easy access to the Auckland region and is within 35 kilometers of both the Auckland CBD and Port of Auckland.

The complex boasts over 4,000 pallet positions, TAPA level security and a state-of-the-art warehouse management system. With a layout configured for maximum efficiency, this multi user facility is designed to deliver a range of tangible benefits to customers’ supply chains through economies of scale, shared overhead, resources, equipment and best practice processes.

Grant Lowe, CEVA’s New Zealand Country Manager said: “The new facility will enhance our service to existing and prospective customers, while extending the reach of our integrated Freight Management and Contract Logistics service capabilities across both the North and South Islands of New Zealand and into Australia and the Asia Pacific region, which is becoming increasingly important to our customers. Our team in New Zealand is very excited about opening the new office. We have experienced strong growth over the past 12 months and the new facility marks both an important step forward in addressing new market opportunities and reinforcing New Zealand’s strategic importance to CEVA in the region.”

The new Auckland facility boosts CEVA’s footprint in New Zealand, complementing existing facilities in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington.

The site was officially opened on 9 August, 2012 by CEVA’s Executive Vice President, Australia and New Zealand, Giuseppe De Vincenzo, with Acting CEO of the Auckland Airport Corporation, Simon Robertson.

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply chain management companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. For the year ending 31 December 2011, the Group reported revenues of €6.9 billion.

Source: CEVA Logistics