CEVA and Ford expand relationship in Michigan
CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced an expansion of service with Ford Motor Company. CEVA will provide the inbound transportation logistics for Ford’s new Coldwater Origin Distribution Center, in Coldwater, Michigan.
CEVA has served Ford as a transportation provider for more than 20 years and its transportation operations will be based in various Michigan locations to provide pickup and delivery to the Coldwater Origin Distribution Centre (ODC).
Kerry Zielinski, CEVA’s Vice President of Business Development and Ford account lead for the Americas, said: “It’s a tremendous privilege for CEVA to help support the expansion of this new Ford facility. We are proud and excited to receive this award of business from one of our largest global customers,”
“Our customer’s growth in the Automotive industry has fueled our company’s expansion and market leadership in the Automotive sector as well.”
“Our focus each day is to provide efficient and cost effective operations that serve our customers’ business objectives,” said Jim Barnett, Vice President of Business Development for the Automotive sector in the Americas.
“We appreciate the trust and commitment that Ford has shown in awarding CEVA this business and look forward to contributing to the operation’s success.”
About CEVA Logistics
The company has approximately 44,000 employees in more than 170 countries who are dedicated to delivering robust supply chain solutions across a variety of sectors where CEVA applies its operational expertise across its integrated network. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com
People Moves: Kuehne+Nagel, Asuccini, Algo
Was: Managing Director, Kuehne+Nagel India
Now: Managing Director, Kuehne+Nagel Singapore and Malaysia
Skilled in freight forwarding, logistics management, and international logistics, Peer Gjeow Rasmussen has worked for almost two decades to make Kuehne+Nagel a global leader in supply chain. With experience in Thailand, China, Denmark, the USA, and India, Rasmussen is poised to excel in the company’s diverse Singapore and Malaysia divisions. Said Jens Drewes, President of Kuehne+Nagel Asia-Pacific: "Peer’s proven leadership will ensure continued strategic growth and success."
Was: SVP Supply Chain, NBC Universal
Now: Chief Customer Success Officer, Algo
Heidi Turk has been named Chief Customer Success Officer at Algo, a leading supply chain intelligence SaaS solutions provider. Prior to joining Algo, Turk spent the 23 years with NBC Universal, most recently as SVP Supply Chain.
Amjad Hussain, Chairman, founder and CEO, said: “Heidi’s deep knowledge of hard-goods manufacturing, distribution and retail channel operations will take Algo's white-glove, customer-centric service and support to the next level."
Now: Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Asuccini
Jim Vrtis has been elected to the board of directors at Asuccini LLC, the leading international logistics transportation management software company. Vrtis will join as the Vice Chairman, and continue his role as CEO at Artemis ABA Inc.
Vrtis has more than 20 years of industry experience working in transportation and logistics. Ashkan Shamili, Founder & CEO, said: “With the addition of Jim to our Board, we are committed to providing our customers with an innovative customised transportation management system built in the Salesforce cloud and tailored to the way our customers run their business.”