CEVA strikes new deal with Ford 0

Ford and CEVA logistics have struck a new deal. This now means that Ford has secured supply chain support for their Louisville assembly plant.

Ford Escape

CEVA’s task is to assist with the production of the Ford Escape. Their responsibilities include small lot logistics, deconsolidating inbound freight containers, transportation to and from the plant and returnable container management.

Kind words from the President

Matt Ryan, the President of CEVA America, highlighted the significance of the company’s strong relationship with Ford. High quality results were on top of the agenda according to Ryan.

His exact words were “For more than 20 years Ford has been one of CEVA’s most important partners and we couldn’t be happier to see our relationship continue to expand. As the U.S. Automotive sector builds momentum through innovative, stylish models like the Escape, CEVA and Ford are working together to improve operational efficiencies which deliver superior vehicle quality as well as bottom line results.”

Hoping to do Ford proud

Kerry Zielinski, the CEVA’s Vice President Business Development and the Global Key Account Leader for Ford expressed her happiness at securing such a great deal. She was very confident of that the work which CEVA will able to achieve will please Ford. She said “We are pleased to be able to grow with Ford in Louisville and support the new Escape. Our services globally with Ford are geared to provide the right solution and designed to manage last miles of the supply chain to the final production. CEVA’s team has a strong reputation within Ford for operational excellence and smooth launches. I’m confident that Ford will be proud of the selection of CEVA to serve this new operation.”

Louisville prospects

This is not only great news for CEVA and Ford, but for the town of Louisville too. The new deal means more jobs in the city bring more prospects to many.

Great partnership

Ford’s strong relationships with their respective partners and suppliers are a major reason why they are doing so well.

CEVA are currently doing very well in concerns to resuming relationships with their partners. Reports confirmed that the company had renewed its partnership with Magneti Marelli for a further four years.

Considering both the companies track record, we believe only the best can come out of the deal with Ford and CEVA.