CEVA receives Safety Award from BP Zhuhai

CEVA125Zhuhai, China, 18 April, 2013 – CEVA Logistics, a world-leading supply chain management company, has been awarded the 2012 Safety Award by BP Zhuhai Chemical Company Limited (BPZ), the renowned leader in China’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) industry.  The award recognizes CEVA’s commitment to the highest levels of health and safety requirements for the BPZ site.Bill Zhao, general manager of BP Zhuhai, commented: “I am delighted that since 2008 CEVA has consistently achieved and exceeded our required health and safety targets. In 2012, the company achieved the highest health and safety record since our partnership began and realized a significant drop in the number of accidents by 50%.”

CEVA has been managing and operating the BPZ site since 2002.  Over the past 11 years, CEVA has rolled out safety campaigns, such as the ‘CEVA Safety Action 100 Days’, which are designed to review all operating process and to remove preventable accidents and incidents that have potential to harm its well -trained and valued employees.  In addition, CEVA has set up the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) to provide the site with emergency response, fire facilities inspection and chemical waste disposal services.

According to Jacob Moe, Managing Director of CEVA in South China, “The health and safety of all our employees and contractors remains our priority in the workplace.  Our site managers and frontline operators are constantly and heavily engaged in regular safety inspections of workstations and processes at the site,” he says.  “Providing a healthy, safe and orderly work environment, standardized operating procedures for higher efficiency, as well as training and development for our teams will continue to be CEVA’s priorities for the site to deliver value to our customer.”

The award is testament to the years of experience and operational capabilities of CEVA in the highly regulated chemical industry that has very stringent safety requirements. CEVA’s ability to deliver a quality service to BPZ is also a result of the strong collaboration the two organizations have forged over the years.


For more information contact:

Felix Lo
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Felix.lo@cevalogistics.com

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