CEVA signs five-year deal to provide logistics to Forum Sport in Spain

2012 03 22

GLOBAL supply chain provider, CEVA Logistics, has signed a five-year contract with specialist retailer of sports clothing and equipments, Forum Sport, to manage 18,000 products and handle about 10,000 orders annually for delivery to stores and homes in Spain.

Forum Sport sells its products through its own stores as well as online and has entrusted CEVA with the management of all its logistics activities. CEVA will be responsible for inbound and outbound logistics, warehouse management, shipment preparation and reverse logistics within Forum Sport's 6,000 square metre warehouse located in Basauri, close to Bilbao and their newly opened 13,000 square metre automated warehouse in Jundiz Business Park, in the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.

In order to manage growth in demand, the sporting equipment and clothing retailer has invested in expanding its warehousing capacity to better serve its customers in Iberia.

Diego Llorente, operational director of Forum Sport, said: "We have entrusted the development and management of our logistics activities to CEVA because of their solid experience in the Retail sector and their focus on continuous improvement. This makes CEVA the best partner to support us in making our logistics operations one of the cornerstones for business growth."

Antonio Fondevilla, business development director for CEVA in Iberia, said: "We are delighted that Forum Sport has awarded us the contract to manage their supply chain. Our collaboration with Forum Sport is based on a commitment to supporting their business growth by optimising their supply chain, through continuous improvement and operations excellence."

Source Shipping Gazette - Daily Shipping News

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