Milan, Italy, 16 November 2011 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, has renewed its partnership for a further four years with Magneti Marelli After Market Parts and Services (AMP&S), the Magneti Marelli division dedicated to the independent market of spare parts and assistance services (Independent After Market).
CEVA will continue to manage the customer’s logistics activities at the hub of San Pietro Mosezzo, near Novara, within a 28,000 sq m dedicated area. The logistics operator will provide services for the handling, stocking and packaging of spare parts, and will handle 10 million inbound and outbound pieces annually.
Not only does CEVA boast a long and consolidated experience in the Automotive sector, but it also provides tailored and technologically advanced solutions in aftermarket logistics. An Operations Excellence approach and focus on continuous improvement allows CEVA to guarantee quick and on time deliveries to customers operating in the aftermarket sub-sector, through an extensive network with full visibility of orders.
CEVA and Magneti Marelli are also laying the foundations for further collaboration in the area of Telematics, an initiative focused on new projects for tracking vehicles and goods, based on the innovative fleet management solutions designed by Magneti Marelli.
Dino Maggioni, Managing Director of Magneti Marelli After Market Parts and Services, said: “Our partnership with CEVA has constantly evolved in order to meet the service requirements of the European markets. Now we have started a new challenge together to further increase the flexibility and rapidity of distribution activities through the use of technology. In addition, in the era of ’Sustainable Mobility’, Magneti Marelli and CEVA share the same attention and drive towards safer, more efficient and eco-friendly freight management solutions and we now look forward to also collaborating in the area of Telematics.”
CEVA has also developed an innovative, customized Warehouse Management System (WMS) which guarantees close monitoring of warehousing activities, optimal inventory management and high visibility of stock. The WMS system has been continuously improved over the years, responding to the changing needs of AMP&S and ensuring efficient warehouse operations.
Gianfranco Sgro, CEVA’s President of Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa, said: “We are extremely proud to announce the renewal of our partnership with a prestigious customer such as Magneti Marelli After Market Parts and Services. Our experience and deep knowledge of their business, combined with an approach based on cost optimization and the constant search for efficiency, allow us to meet the customer’s needs and to continue this long collaboration. This sector is characterized by strict turnaround times and we are able to respond to the customer’s requirements by guaranteeing deliveries within a time period ranging from one to three days, according to destination, further increasing the satisfaction of the final consumer.”
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