CEVA to distribute spare parts for Mercedes-Benz and smart in Italy

Milan, Italy, 9 March 2011 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, has signed a three-year agreement for the distribution of spare parts for Mercedes-Benz and smart cars throughout the country.

CEVA will be responsible for distributing the parts from the Mercedes-Benz warehouse at Capena, near Rome, by road to any point in Italy with guaranteed delivery by 1pm the next day for VOR (Vehicle Off Road) and urgent deliveries. Every year, CEVA will handle approximately 200,000 cartons: the customer will have constant visibility of the delivery status of each parcel dispatched through CEVA’s advanced Track and Trace system, fully integrated into the Control Tower in Assago (Milan, Italy).

Eckhart von Sass, Mercedes-Benz Italia After Sales Director, said: “We have chosen CEVA as a partner because of its consolidated expertise at an international level in the distribution of spare parts for the automotive sector. Thanks to this collaboration, we are able to continue to offer our customers highly efficient services, precise delivery times throughout Italy and the real-time tracking of shipments, at the same time as optimizing transportation costs.”

Carlo Rosa, Managing Director of CEVA in Italy, said: “The expertise and know-how we have acquired over the years allow us to provide Mercedes-Benz Italy with the optimal logistics solution for the distribution of spare parts. The network of specialized operators we rely upon and the sophisticated monitoring systems for orders guarantee our customers maximum flexibility and control over the shipment of their goods.”

 


For more information contact:

Danilo Schipani
Marketing & Communication Director, SEMEA
+39 02 8923 0354
danilo.schipani@cevalogistics.comMore information on Mercedes-Benz and smart available at the following websites:
http://media.mercedes-benz.it and www.media.daimler.com