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    Company Profile & SWOT Report




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CEVA Group Plc

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ......................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.2      Business Description ....................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.3      Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................... 6
2     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 7
3     Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................... 8
4     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 9
    4.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview .............................................................................................................................. 9
    4.2      Strengths ......................................................................................................................................................... 9
    4.3      Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................................. 10
    4.4      Opportunities ................................................................................................................................................. 10
    4.5      Threats .......................................................................................................................................................... 11
5     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 12
6     History .................................................................................................................................................... 13
7     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 15
8     Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................................... 16
9     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 17
    9.1      Head Office ................................................................................................................................................... 17
    9.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 17
10    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 18
    10.1     Methodology .................................................................................................................................................. 18
    10.2     Disclaimer ..................................................................................................................................................... 18




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................ 6
Table 2: History ............................................................................................................................................................. 13
Table 3: Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................ 15
Table 4: Key Employee Biographies .............................................................................................................................. 16
Table 5: Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 17




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1 Business Analysis

1.1   Company Overview

CEVA Group Plc (CEVA) is a supply chain services provider based in the UK. The company offers a broad range of
services comprising freight forwarding, transportation management, contract logistics and distribution management
services. The company provides services to a diversified customer base operating in the aerospace, automotive,
healthcare, energy, industrial, publishing, technology, consumer, and retail sectors. The company operates across more
than 170 countries serving over 1,200 sites. The company was formed as a result of merger between TNT Logistics and
EGL Eagle Global Logistics in August 2007. It operates as the subsidiary of CEVA Investments Limited. CEVA is
headquartered in London, the UK.


1.2   Business Description

CEVA is a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. The company conducts business through a wide
network of over 1,200 facilities located across more than 170 countries. The company‟s solutions find applications in
aerospace, automotive, healthcare, energy, industrial, publishing, technology, consumer and retail markets.

CEVA conducts business operations under two reportable segments: Contract Logistics and Freight Management.

The Contract Logistics segment is further categorized into five divisions: aftermarket logistics, inbound logistics,
manufacturing logistics, lead logistics provider and outbound logistics services. The company‟s aftermarket logistics
division provides after-sales services such as repair, maintenance and delivery of spare parts to automotive, technology
and industrial sectors. It also manages returns and reverses logistics.

The company through inbound logistics division provides logistics solutions related to manufacturing and assembly lines
for automotive, technology and consumer and retail sectors. The services include inbound transportation, kitting and
sequencing, quality control and vendor managed inventory.

CEVA‟s manufacturing logistics solutions focuses on core operations and manages complex supply chains by handling
multiple suppliers. The services include inventory planning, sub-assembly of components or finished goods and
packaging services. The division primarily caters to the automotive, technology and consumer and retail sectors.

Under the lead logistics provider (LLP) division, CEVA manages global supply chain operations from end to end by using
the company‟s logistics resources and other specialist providers.

The outbound logistics services division delivers goods and impeccable services to end customers. The division provides
storage solutions, which include automated warehouses, bonded warehousing, dedicated warehousing, multi-user
warehousing and picking and packing customization of individual orders. The company distributes goods through ground,
ocean or air transportation. During FY2011, the Contract Logistics segment contributed 54.29% towards the total revenue
of the company.

CEVA under the Freight Management segment offers air, ocean and ground based transportation services. It also offers
other services including customs brokerage, local pick-up and delivery service, materials management and trade
facilitation. The Freight Management segment is further categorized under six divisions: airfreight, oceanfreight, CEVA
ground, customs brokerage, and freight management solutions and services.

The airfreight division provides air transportation services such as on board courier and charter services. The oceanfreight
division provides water transportation services including less-than-container load (LCL) and full-container load (FCL)
shipments, break-bulk, project forwarding, partial and full charter services and oceanfreight management services.

CEVA ground division provides services related
								
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