CEVA Logistics has announced its expanded relationship and contract renewal with BP Zhuhai Chemical Company Limited (BPZ), a leader in China's purified terephthalic acid (PTA) industry. This marks more than a decade of partnership between the two companies in the warehouse management and operation of BPZ's facility.
CEVA has been managing and operating the BP Zhuhai facility since 2002. The facility, totaling 10,000 sq m, is manned by approximately 200 CEVA staff equipped with the experience and knowledge of the specialized and highly regulated chemical industry which has very stringent safety requirements. CEVA's ability to deliver quality service to BP Zhuhai is also a result of the strong collaboration the two organizations have forged over the years.
Graeme Stewart, General Manager of BP Zhuhai commented: "CEVA's ability to deliver high efficiency and quality service speaks of a first-class logistics provider in China. With strong support from CEVA, we have achieved the safety goal of 'Zero Lost Time Incidents' in 2014, an excellent achievement that is well appreciated by us at BPZ."
CEVA's Jaap Bruining, MD of Contract Logistics, Greater China, said: "In China, demand for PTA has grown in recent years, fuelled by the country's thriving manufacturing sector. Being able to support BP Zhuhai as their logistics partner of choice over so many years is a privilege and a testament to CEVA's operational capabilities and understanding of their business requirements. The quality of our service, commitment and strong track record especially in the area of health, safety and environment, were key to BP's decision to continue working with CEVA."
Over recent years, CEVA has rolled out site safety campaigns and set up the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) to provide the site with emergency response, fire facilities inspection and chemical waste disposal services. In 2013, CEVA was awarded a 10-year Safety Award by BP Zhuhai in recognition of CEVA's commitment to the highest levels of health and safety requirements for the BPZ facility.