Ceva Logistics has reported that it will take responsibility for all logistics activities associated with E.ON's electricity distribution in the UK, following a contract extension.

According to the company, this is the third consecutive time that E.ON renews the contract with CEVA. The scope of Ceva’s operations includes management of a 220,000 square feet distribution center at Huthwaite, in Nottinghamshire, and a number of satellite distribution depots, distribution to 60 emergency stores, deliveries of pick to order material, trunking to regional depots and a supplier collection service of road side signs and barriers.

Besides, Ceva undertakes specialist off-road activities involving pole planting, augur drilling and erection of street lighting. This work involves Ceva Logistics’ specialists working alongside E.ON craftsmen in the vicinity of live lines.

Rob McWhirter, managing director of business development for CEVA Logistics, said: We are delighted that after a competitive tender process E.ON is continuing to work with Ceva Logistics. Our two companies have worked in partnership since 1996, and we are extremely proud of this longstanding relationship.