- In Hamburg, CEVA Logistics will manage spare parts and components from multiple sites across Europe
- CEVA Logistics will develop projects to reduce lead times, costs and supply chain efficiency for Airbus
- With this major program, CEVA Logistics further develops its presence in aerospace logistics
Marseille, France February 24th 2020 – In a further strengthening of its international aerospace business, CEVA Logistics is pleased to announce it has been awarded a five year contract to manage spare parts and components for Airbus at the aircraft manufacturer's site in Hamburg, Germany. Effective February 2020, CEVA will become responsible for consolidating spare parts and components at the site from other locations across Europe, including Germany, France, Spain and the UK.
At the 32,600 sq metre facility, CEVA plans to implement more than 20 improvement projects to transform and improve the efficiency of the site over the next five years. Dedicated to spare parts kits, the facility is expected to expand in the coming years to cater to Airbus' own production development plan.
Quality and Value-Added Services
The stock that will be managed is divided into shelving, pallets and large scale parts with an average of 31 kit line items. The core process are Inbound and require 100% quality, put away, picking of materials and advance kitting with outbound and special consolidations projects being available to meet special airline requirements. The CEVA team will put particular emphasis on quality and value added services.
Service performance for Airbus will be improved across the board with new KPIs introduced year on year. Helping the customer with new challenges such as additional warehouse units and an improvement project strategy for the following years will also be areas of focus.
Says CEVA's CEO, Mathieu Friedberg: “CEVA's exceptional capabilities in aerospace logistics have been recognised by Airbus with the awarding of this long-term contract. Our two companies have successfully worked together on other projects previously and the depth of CEVA's specialist knowledge in this industry combined with its operational and delivery solutions have been key to securing this new business."
CEVA will run the operation based on approximately 350 FTEs
Note: corrections were made on the facility space and FTEs count. (32,600 sq metre - previously 21,000 sq metre. 350 FTEs - previously 250).
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About CEVA Logistics
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 78,000 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 is a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com