- New deal builds on strong existing freight management and contract logistics relationship
- Commitment to safety, quality and productivity key factors in renewal
- CEVA Logistics, an expert in aerospace logistics
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 17 September, 2019 – Latin America based helicopter manufacturer, Helibras, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus, has awarded CEVA Logistics a new five year contract through to 2024.
The new deal seeks to grow the strong working relationship the companies have built up together since 2013 and covers two facilities in the north of the Sao Paulo region at Atibaia and Itajuba (Minas Gerais). The plants manufacture both civilian and military helicopters which are destined for a diverse end market including the armed forces and the oil and gas industry.
CEVA will continue to manage transport and warehousing at Atibaia, and warehousing at Itajuba where teams of its own highly trained staff manage ground transportation, inbound and outbound airfreight logistics as well as a range of contract logistics functions within each warehouse. The Atibaia site holds SHOWCASE status, the highest level of site classification assessment which can be achieved within the CEVA global network.
Nadia Ribeiro, CEVA Logistics Executive Vice President, Latin America, declares: “This renewal for an additional five years is a tremendous testament to the dedication of our team working on this exciting contract. Our commitment to safety, quality and productivity across the Helibras supply chain have been essential factors in the renewal of the business. Once again it shows CEVA's expertise in the aerospace logistics arena .”
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CEVA Logistics, a global asset-light third-party logistics company, designs and operates industry leading supply-chain solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Its integrated network in Freight Management and Contract Logistics spans more than 160 countries. Approximately 58,000 employees are dedicated to delivering effective solutions across a variety of industry sectors where CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services. CEVA generated revenue of USD 7.4 billion and adjusted EBITDA of USD 260 million in 2018. CEVA Logistics is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange under ticker symbol CEVA. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com.