“We are pleased to announce the birth of the new company, ‘C&M Book Logistics’ in partnership with CEVA Logistics Italia, for the development in Italy of a new era in the physical distribution of books at a national level”. says Alberto Ottieri, VP and Managing Director Messaggerie Italiane and CEO Emmelibri. “Among the most important objectives of this partnership we worked on with Roberto Miglio, Managing Director of Holding Messaggerie Italiane, was the entry of the Messaggerie Group into a strategic sector such as logistics and consequently the search for innovation in the distribution field, which has always been at the heart of our activities. In order to face the challenges of the future and the important investments in automation necessary for the competition of the future, we consider the partner CEVA Logistics Italia the best choice for the long years of partnership and the international dimension”.
Adds Christophe Boustouller, CEO of CEVA Logistics Italia “I am very proud and satisfied with this agreement with Emmelibri. This partnership marks the beginning of a new chapter for us, but also for all publishing logistics – a dynamic, competitive and increasingly research and innovation-driven sector. Thanks to this new partnership – supported by our parent company CMA CGM – we will be able to face the challenges of the future by combining our expertise and know-how with a new perspective, which looks to tomorrow by working on today”. “I want to thank MELI for having accompanied us over the past ten years as a true partner and for having decided to join us for the next 12 years in this new project. A special thanks also goes to the whole team at CEVA Logistics Italia, and to the workers of the La Città del Libro, to whom I am happy to be able to give a long-term future horizon”.