CEVA opens new multi-user facility in Southern California

Masco Corporation signs on as first customer in facility, expanding CEVA’s footprint within Consumer and Retail goods industry
Houston, Texas USA, 15 March, 2012 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, today announced that it has acquired a 42,735 sq m (460,000 sq ft) facility in Southern California. Masco Corporation, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of brand-name consumer products for the home and family, has signed a multi-year contract as the first customer in the facility.The facility is strategically located within three miles of the Ontario airport and one mile of major interstate arteries, making it an ideal hub for west coast distribution. It can currently handle 300 trailers with its 50 doors and there are plans for expansion. The facility is equipped with multi-tier pick modules and automated sortation to help maximize order processing efficiency. 

Multi-user facilities are part of CEVA’s commitment to bringing best in class supply chain solutions to the market. The sites deliver tangible benefits to customers’ logistics operations, through economies of scale, shared overheads and focused supply chain expertise for their sector. As the first customer at this facility, Masco Corporation has signed a multi-year contract with CEVA to manage west coast distribution and logistics services for several Masco subsidiaries in the USA.

Rick Thomas, CEVA’s Senior Director of Business Development, said: “This facility is really top-notch and our partnership with Masco signifies a true win-win for all who are involved. The solution our teams have come up with provides Masco with the best combination of service, capability and cost.”

“Our team has worked diligently to ensure that we’re providing Masco a unique value proposition and the level of service Masco was looking for. This opportunity builds a strong footprint for CEVA providing a significant growth opportunity in Consumer and Retail goods distribution,” said Andy Allen, Director of Business Development for CEVA.

For more information contact:

Charlotte Johnson
1-512-432-1862
cjohnson@bando.com

About Masco Corporation

Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS) is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of brand-name consumer products for the home and family, including Behr® paint, Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures, KraftMaid® cabinets, Liberty® Hardware, Masco Bath® bathtubs and shower enclosures, Merillat® cabinets and Milgard® windows and doors.  Masco is also a leading provider of services that include the installation of insulation and other building products through Masco Contractor Services and Masco Home Services.  Visit www.masco.com for more information on the Masco family of brands.

CEVA – Making business flow
CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply chain management companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Approximately 51,000 employees are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply chain solutions across a variety of sectors and CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network, with a presence in over 170 countries. For the year ending 31 December 2011, the Group reported revenues of €6.9 billion. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com