CEVA crowned Logistics Company of the Year 2013 for the City of Pharma in Italy

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Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionPDF versionPDF version Milan, Italy, 10 December 2013 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, has been presented with the Logistics Company of the Year 2013 award in recognition of the City of Pharma, a logistics hub fully dedicated to warehousing and handling of healthcare products which was opened earlier this year. The City of Pharma covers an area of 20,000 sq m and is located in Stradella, in the province of Pavia, allowing CEVA to reach approximately 13,000 pharmacies, 500 hospitals and 400 wholesalers in Italy. The hub, equipped with the most innovative systems for temperature control, is a multi market hub at the center of a network that allows distribution throughout Italy and many other European markets. The award, now in its ninth year, is promoted and organized by Assologistica, the national association for logistics, along with its two bodies, the leading trade magazine Euromerci and Assologistica Cultura e Formazione, which promote the exchange of logistics knowledge and best practice among the leading companies in the sector. This annual award aims to highlight innovative processes implemented by logistics operators in Italy in order to improve the quality and increase the efficiency of supply chain management solutions. In addition, it recognizes managers and academics who have developed technological, property and environmental innovations. CEVA in Italy has been crowned Logistics Company of the Year for the fourth year in a row, receiving it in 2010 for the City of Books warehouse, the Milan Control Tower in 2011 and in 2012 for the Airport Project. Giuseppe Chiellino, Managing Director of CEVA in Italy, said: “It is an honor to receive the Logistics Company of the Year award for the City of Pharma. This award demonstrates CEVA’s commitment to strategically support pharmaceutical companies with continuous improvements and innovations dedicated to the healthcare sector, which remains one of the areas where CEVA will continue to invest in Italy.” For more information contact: Danilo SchipaniCEVA, Italy+39 02 8923 01danilo.schipani@cevalogistics.com CEVA - Making business flow CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply-chain management companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Approximately 50,000 employees in more than 160 countries are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply-chain solutions across a variety of sectors where CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT: This news release may contain forward-looking statements.  These statements include, but are not limited to, discussions regarding industry outlook, the Company’s expectations regarding the performance of its business, its liquidity and capital resources, its guidance for 2013 and beyond, and the other non-historical statements. These statements can be identified by the use of words such as “believes” “anticipates,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “continues,” “estimates,” “predicts,” “projects,” “forecasts,” and similar expressions. All forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs only as of the date of this press release and, in addition to the assumptions specifically mentioned in the above paragraphs, there are a number of factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, including the effect of local and national economic, credit and capital market conditions, a downturn in the industries in which we operate (including the automotive industry and the airfreight business), risks associated with the Company’s global operations, fluctuations and increases in fuel prices, the Company’s substantial indebtedness, restrictions contained in its debt agreements and risks that it will be unable to compete effectively.  Further information concerning the Company and its business, including factors that potentially could materially affect the Company’s financial results, is contained in the Company’s annual and quarterly reports, available on the Company’s website, which investors are strongly encouraged to review.  Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize or the consequences of such a development worsen, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual outcomes may vary materially from those forecasted or expected.  CEVA disclaims any intention or obligation to update publicly or revise such statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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