CEVA Logistics has been named Logistics Company of the Year in Italy for the sixth time by Assologistica, the Italian association of logistics companies.
This year's award was given in recognition of CEVA's TireCity - a logistics hub dedicated to the warehousing, handling and cross-docking of products in the tire sector - which was opened in June 2015.
TireCity covers an area of 80,000 sq m and is strategically-located in Somaglia, in the province of Lodi, within one of CEVA's largest logistics hubs in Europe.
Massimiliano Montalti, Vice-President of Assologistica, Alberto Tosciri, Key Account Manager CEVA, Italy, and Matteo Companini, Contract Manager CEVA, Italy, at the Logistics of the Year 2015 awards ceremony.
The Assologistica awards, considered the most prestigious logistics accolades in Italy, are organised annually, and are now in their eleventh year.
With this latest award, CEVA in Italy has been crowned Logistics Company of the Year six years in a row. In 2010 it received the award for its City of Books facility, in 2011 for the Milan Control Tower, in 2012 for its Airport Project in 2013 for its City of Pharma and in 2014 for its TechCity.
Alberto Scagnetti, Managing Director Contract Logistics, CEVA Italy, stated: "It is an honor to receive the Logistics Company of the Year 2015 Award for CEVA's TireCity as recognition of our collaborative approach in Italy. TireCity is the first step of our strategic development in the Italian Automotive sector. Tires are a key component for all cars, motorcycles and industrial and agricultural vehicles so their efficient delivery to market is essential to any production line."
Davide Albanesi, Sales Director for Automotive sector of CEVA Italy, added: "CEVA's TireCity is a real logistics innovation for the Italian logistics market. It allows to manufacturers and distributors to share warehouse and IT system. We believe that the logistics collaboration is an opportunity to innovate processes, improving service levels and reducing costs."