Ashby De La Zouch, UK, 14 August 2009 – CEVA Logistics a leading global supply chain management company, has been awarded a contract to provide cable management and distribution services for EDF Energy Networks. The five-year contract is worth £2 million per annum.
Under the contract, CEVA will provide cable management and distribution services on behalf of EDF Energy Networks. CEVA will also provide the company with a 24/7 emergency call-out service for urgent requirements.
This operation will involve receipting cable drums at a secure location in Childerditch, Essex, and managing all third party contractual requirements, including the supply of full cable drums, the cutting of cable to smaller coils and the capping, taping and supplying of issued lengths. CEVA will also re-drum required lengths to smaller drums using automated cable cutting machinery. CEVA implemented the contract as a zero defect start-up operation (ZDS).
Chris Matthews, Head of Logistics at EDF Energy Networks, said: “CEVA impressed us with their high level of expertise within the utilities sector. They share our passion for excellence and we are keen to benefit from their continuous improvement and LEAN programmes.”
“We are delighted that EDF Energy Networks has chosen CEVA as a logistics partner,” said Nick Cullen, Executive Vice President, Business Development, Northern Europe, CEVA Logistics. “We have vast expertise in this sector and we are developing a range of industry specific solutions to benefit our customers.”
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