CEVA Logistics inaugurates The Chill Hub - An integrated, state-of-the-art Cold Chain solution

10.10.2019 / 13:51
  • A 10,000 sqm facility featuring up to 10,000 pallet positions and capable of operating between -25°C and +16°C 
  • An energy-efficient building strategically located at London Gateway 
  • An integrated, state-of-the-art installation offering a full range of valued-added warehousing and logistics solutions

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, UK, 10 October, 2019 – CEVA Logistics today officially opened its new, integrated, end-to-end cold chain facility at DP World London Gateway, at an event attended by 50+ customers. The Chill Hub is a state-of-the-art operation strategically located to provide maximum customer benefit through its ability to manage all elements of the process at one site.

Within the multi-temperature 10,000 sqm facility are up to 10,000 pallet positions featuring seven independent chambers capable of operating at all temperature ranges from -25°C through to +16°C. This means chilled, frozen and temperature specific items can be accommodated.

Dedicated areas will handle pharmaceuticals, fresh and frozen produce, beverage products and flowers as well as other goods requiring temperature specific handling and storage.

A full range of value-added services including Labelling, Boxing, Re-palletising, Price coding, Tagging and Kitting are all available through the Chill Hub.

CEVA’s new Chill Hub has the additional benefit of a deep-sea port on the same site as the logistics park where the hub is located. The UK’s number one reefer hub, London Gateway has links to over 110 ports in 60 different countries and its dockside proximity to the warehouse means shunting can take as little as two hours.

Nicolas Sartini, Chief Executive Officer, CEVA Logistics said: “With its excellent road and rail connections, our best in class warehouse management systems and direct port access, the Chill Hub is a powerful demonstration of the synergies between CEVA Logistics and CMA CGM. This state-of-the-art facility will enable us to offer a unique value proposition to our shipper customers, providing a faster delivery of goods through an energy-efficient building. We can also give full visibility and control of the entire inbound operation through the Chill Hub.”

CEVA has long and well-established reputation for warehouse management in the cool chain arena and the opening of the Chill Hub with its expanded and capabilities and end-to-end service offering further cements its credentials.

 

For additional information please contact:

Investors:
Pierre Benaich
SVP Investor Relations
pierre.benaich@cevalogistics.com
+41 41 547 0048

Media:
Walter Dussaucy
Chief Communications Officer
walter.dussaucy@cevalogistics.com
+33 4 13 65 07 18

Cathy Howe
Pilot Marketing
ch@pilotmarketing.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0)208 941 5381


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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 US$ 7.4 billion and Adjusted EBITDA of US$ 260 million in 2018. CEVA Logistics is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange under ticker symbol CEVA. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com