CEVA Logistics inks deal to operate IKEA’s Mexico warehouse
The logistics firm signed a multiyear contract to operate a warehouse and distribution centre for IKEA’s first retail location in Latin America.
July 28, 2020
By PLA Editor
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CEVA Logistics Mexico has been awarded a multi-year contract to operate a new dedicated warehouse to support IKEA Mexico’s operations in the country, stated a press release.
The Mexico City IKEA Store will become the company’s first retail location in Latin America, and CEVA will be responsible for all operational activities of the new distribution centre (CEDIS). CEVA will utilize its Matrix IT platform to manage all warehouse processes.
This new market is another addition to the expanding portfolio of business CEVA has developed with the furniture brand over the past five years.
“We are delighted to have been awarded this long-term contract with IKEA Mexico. This is testimony to our expertise in customer and retail logistics and to our dedication. Our experienced team members are working hard to get everything in place in time for the official opening and we are excited to support the IKEA Mexico team in this new adventure,” expressed Dominik Dittrich, CEVA’s EVP of contract logistics, North America, in a statement.