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OUR HISTORY

Rich history characterized by entrepreneurial spirit

A young company with a rich history

CEVA Logistics is a young company, however, its distinguished parentage and entrepreneurial spirit can be traced back to 1946.

1946
In Australia, Ken Thomas founded Thomas Nationwide Transport (TNT) with a single truck. Over the next 50 years, TNT gained a worldwide reputation, particularly in the field of contract logistics.
1984
EGL was created in Houston, Texas and within 15 years had become a global force in cargo management, with a presence in more than 100 countries.
1996
TNT was acquired by the Dutch company KPN and was divided into three divisions: Logistics, Express and Post.
2006
TNT Logistics was sold to Apollo Management LP in New York and was renamed CEVA Logistics. Six months later Apollo acquired EGL and merged it with CEVA Logistics.
2014
Since 2014 CEVA Logistics has undergone various business transformations until its IPO in 2018.
2018
CEVA Logistics was listed on the SIX Swiss Stock Exchange.
2019
Acquisition by CMA CGM, a global shipping group, to form a strategic partnership to offer end-to-end solutions to their partners.
July 2019
CEVA Logistics unveiled its new logo and brand identity.
October 2019
CMA CGM’s cargo management activities (including CClog, LCL Logistix, ANL Log) and USL cargo services (CClog) fell under the aegis of CEVA.
October 2019
CEVA is delisted from SIX Swiss Exchange.
November 2019
Inauguration of the new headquarters in Marseille.
January 2020
Mathieu Friedberg was appointed CEO of CEVA Logistics.
June 2020
CEVA Logistics acquires AMI Worldwide, a reference logistics solutions provider in Africa offering connections with India, Middle East, China mainly.
Today
CEVA Logistics is a fully-owned subsidiary of CMA CGM, present in 160 countries, with more than 1,000 locations.