Supply chain specialist CEVA Logistics has opened a new a global distribution centre for industrial spare parts in Born, the Netherlands, comprising 12,000 square metres of warehouse space and a 10,000 square metres yard.
It features 28,000 bin locations and 3,000 square metres of floor storage in the warehouse plus 4,000 racking locations and 4,500 square metres of floor storage in the yard.
The new location is near the existing CEVA multi-user site in Born and offers full service, including inbound unloading, receipt and put away, outbound picking, packing and loading, and quality inspection.
CEVA managing director in the Benelux, Bart Beeks, says: “We are very proud to add another global spare parts facility and additional companies to our customer base,”
“It emphasises our expertise in the spare parts business as well as our capability to provide global coverage for multinational companies. We are committed to providing customers with the benefit of our years of industry best practices.”
The company’s multi-user facilities provide customers with sector-specific expertise, as well as cost, efficiency and technology benefits through sharing the costs of health and safety, day-to-day operations and other associated operating costs.
CEVA will use the Born centre for sending a variety of parts to end customers as well as replenishing local distribution centres worldwide. The site is located within an industrial estate which has good transport links to both air and ocean ports, and road, rail and barge, along with potential for future expansion inside and out.