John West renews partnership with CEVA with three year contract worth €16.9 million

CEVA125Ashby de la Zouch, UK, 8 August, 2012 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, has announced that it has renewed its partnership with the UK’s leading canned fish brand, John West, with a value of €16.9 million.Under the agreement, CEVA will continue to provide domestic supply chain solutions in the UK, which include collecting cleared cargo from the port of Felixstowe and facilitating the onward movement to CEVA’s shared user facility in Mendlesham. CEVA also provides customs clearance services and warehousing services for John West. This covers rework activity and other value added services, and the management of the entire onward road transportation process across the UK, from organization to implementation.

John Tomlinson, Supply Chain Director, John West Foods Ltd commented: “During John West and CEVA’s five year partnership, the supply chain management company has effectively expanded its range of services, enabling John West to focus on its passion – developing outstanding fish products for consumers. The renewal of the contract ensures that John West will continue to benefit from CEVA’s logistics expertise now and in the future.”

Matthew Carroll, CEVA’s Regional Director, Consumer and Retail, said: “We are delighted to continue this key relationship which has been established over the past five years. The range and scope of services we provide to John West has been developed over time and the Mendlesham shared user facility along with CEVA’s extensive road distribution network continue to deliver Operational Excellence for our customer.”

CEVA works in partnership with a number of food manufacturers and retailers throughout the UK.  On behalf of its customers, CEVA is responsible for warehousing and transportation through dedicated network solutions.  Working to pre-determined metrics has allowed CEVA to continually improve service across all operations.

For more information contact:

Will Jones
Marketing & Communications Manager, UK, Ireland & Nordics
+44 1530 568 781

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