New logistics partnership brings sustainable benefits
Published:  06 April, 2012

LOUGHBOROUGH: British Gypsum has embraked on a new partnership with international logistics experts CEVA as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainable business management and customer service.

The partnership will see British Gypsum invest substantially in its fleet of streamlined ‘teardrop’ trailers and work with CEVA to deliver a logistics framework that benefits customers while reducing environmental impact and carbon emissions by up to five per cent.

New dual-fuel vehicles, a national depot network and efficient delivery and pick-up schedules that will optimise vehicle capacity are just some of the initiatives to be introduced.

British Gypsum’s marketing director, Sarah Brook, commented: “We’re building on a century of sustainable business management. By teaming up with CEVA we will benefit from world-class logistical expertise, using this to improve performance throughout our supply chain.”

Ian Robb of CEVA added: “This latest agreement with British Gypsum builds on our successful performance at the Kirkby Thore operation in Cumbria where we serve the North of England and Scotland. I am delighted with the trust that British Gypsum has once again placed in CEVA, and look forward to delivering another best-in-class sustainable solution for this important client.”

Along with the sustainable benefits of the vehicles, a new load securing system has also been developed which highlights British Gypsum’s commitment to safety as well as minimising transit damage.

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