BANGKOK, Thailand, October 31, 2008 - CEVA Logistics, one of the leading supply chain companies in the world, was awarded a Certificate of Recognition from Western Digital (WD) of Thailand - one of the storage industry's pioneers and long-time leaders - for its successful achievement of ISO 9001:2000 Certification for the Quality Management System of WD's Finished Goods Inventory Hub in Bangkok. The award is a recognition to CEVA's service performance in managing and operating Western Digital's logistical activities in Thailand. The ISO 9001:2000 is a global standard award for an organisation's Quality Management System ("QMS") set by The International Organisation for Standardization ("ISO").
"We are proud to recognize CEVA as our outstanding logistics carrier in Thailand. At Western Digital, we take pride in delivering reliability to meet our customers' needs. CEVA has an unparalleled passion to support our logistics needs, making our business flow." commented Western Digital's Managing Director, Khun Tawan Suppapunt. The Managing Director of CEVA Thailand, Winfried Kiesbueye, said that the award is a testament to the team's dedication in quality and service excellence. "Throughout the arduous six-month period, our team worked hard to achieve the ISO accreditation. Western Digital's acknowledgment in our quality achievement further strengthened its satisfaction and recognition in CEVA as its preferred logistics company in the region today."
Vittorio Favati, President for the Asia Pacific region, concluded: "Perfection being our goal, we view operations excellence as critical to the CEVA business proposition. This accreditation is certainly an honor to our Asia Pacific operations commitment in delivering excellence, and marks a momentous milestone with Western Digital in the region."
CEVA and Western Digital have been working together since 1995, when CEVA managed the USA domestic transportation for Western Digital. In June 2007, the partnership was extended to include warehousing services for its Finished Goods Hub in Thailand, with operations going live in January 2008.
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