Trinity Mirror plc renews five year contract with CEVA

Ashby de la Zouch, UK, 12 June, 2012 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, has announced that it has renewed a five year multi-million euro contract to provide delivery services for one of the UK’s largest newspaper publishers, Trinity Mirror plc.Under the continued agreement, which has been running for the past 10 years, CEVA will make around 33,000 deliveries of the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror to Trinity Mirror’s wholesaler network each year.

In the UK, CEVA is one of the market leaders in publishing and media logistics for the newspaper, book, printing, stationery, paper and packaging industries. CEVA delivers over 20,000 tons of newsprint per week, 364 days a year, to over 100 wholesalers nationwide.

Under the renewed contract, CEVA will be responsible for the distribution of national titles from Trinity Mirror’s print centers in Watford and Oldham to the company’s wholesale customer base across England and Wales.

John Howard, Circulation Director – Nationals, Trinity Mirror commented: “The high levels of service we have received from CEVA over the past 10 years and the strong operational performance were major factors in our decision. We have been particularly impressed with the levels of vehicle utilization achieved and look forward to this continuing under this latest agreement.”

Jon Evans, CEVA’s Senior General Manager, Business Development, Consumer, Retail andMedia, said: “We are delighted to extend the relationship based on our proven and consistent levels of performance. By identifying significant improvement opportunities in Trinity Mirror’s supply chain we aim to further optimize operational solutions and reduce delivery costs for this important and long-standing customer.”

CEVA’s expertise in publishing and media logistics combined with the company’s rigorous process-driven approach provides reliable cost-effective distribution solutions for newspapers, books, periodicals, magazines, print inserts, point of sale collateral and other printed material.

The company’s 24/7 operation provides time sensitive primary distribution services such as on site post-press management services, product preparation and dispatch management, in addition to collection management and magazine break bulk services.


For more information contact:

Will Jones
Marketing & Communications Manager, UK, Ireland & Nordics
+44 1530 568 781
william.jones2@cevalogistics.com

CEVA – Making business flow
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. Approximately 51,000 employees are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply chain solutions across a variety of sectors and CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network, with a presence in over 170 countries. For the year ending 31 December 2011, the Group reported revenues of €6.9 billion. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com

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