Monday 26th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

Continental picks Ceva for £33m contract

Tyre manufacturers Continental has awarded a £33 million ($50m) contract to Ceva to provide UK warehousing and transport services.  

Under the five year contract Ceva will manage Continental’s 21,000 sq m warehouse at Central Park, Rugby which will involve receiving product, storage, and dispatch activity of around three million tyres each year. It will also manage Continental’s UK transport requirements, which is backed by a dedicated Ceva fleet as well as a network of regional partners.

Stewart Jackson, supply chain director of Continental said: “Ceva and Continental share a joint commitment to LEAN methodology, process improvement and optimization techniques. We were also impressed with the ingenuity Ceva showed with regards to it storage strategies and transport management systems. With these aspects in mind, we are delighted to be partnering with Ceva in such a collaborative manner and look forward to recognise the benefits that this will bring to our overall supply chain performance.”