CEVA Logistics has signed a long term contract with Universal Music, a global music leader with strong market positions in recorded music, music publishing and merchandising, to manage their contract logistics operations in Brazil.
CEVA will be responsible for the entire logistics for Universal Music in Brazil, South America, including warehousing activities (inbound, outbound, storage, inventory control), distribution (Air and Ground), transportation management, POD (Proof of Delivery), fiscal management, delivery monitoring and reverse logistics.
The logistics activities will be managed from one of CEVA´s multi user warehouses located just outside of Sao Paulo. Thousands of products, including CDs, DVDs and Blue-ray discs, are expected to be distributed monthly to Universal´s distributors.
Universal Music has special requirements for quality control and requires a customised operation fully controlled through logistics solutions and reporting for their premium products. CEVA is able to provide Universal Music with a one-stop-shop solution that can meet their stringent technological demands and deliver supply chain optimisation.
Richard Vieites, managing director for CEVA in South America, said: “This contract with Universal Music demonstrates our ability to provide integrated logistics services through our expertise in the technology and retail sectors. Through innovative solutions we will be able to meet Universal Music needs in Brazil and support them in consolidating their market presence in the country.”