CEVA Logistics has won a multi-year contract with bathroom products manufacturer Ideal Standard to provide regional logistics services in Europe.
As part of the contract, CEVA will operate a 187,022 sq ft regional distribution centre in Bielany Wroclawskie, Poland, which can handle up to 150,000 pallets per year.
From the Polish RDC CEVA will manage all transport and warehouse operations for Ideal Standard, including supplying the distribution centre from European factories and coordinating deliveries to final customers in 13 countries across northern and central Europe.
Teams from CEVA and Ideal Standard have held various project meetings to develop operational documentation, layout of the warehouse, and the purchasing and installation processes.
In addition to the deployment of CEVA’s warehouse management system Matrix , the 3PL said it had been studying the use of robots, drones and other technologies to support both warehouse and administrative operations inside the facility.