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Kuehne + Nagel goes down the electric avenue

[ September 15, 2017   //   ]


Freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel has launched KN BatteryChain, described as the first supply chain solution for lithium batteries, which increasingly being used to power road vehicles.

Large-format lithium batteries as used for electric vehicles require a high level of handling expertise to comply with international dangerous goods regulations and restrictions.

KN BatteryChain is fully compliant with international dangerous goods regulations and certified to ISO9001 and the leading automotive standard ISO16949. It covers transport by sea, air, rail and road as well as returns of used and faulty batteries from dealers.

Value added services include KN ControlTower support, real time monitoring of physical parameters and location, specialised packaging, labelling, testing and inspecting, battery recycling, customs brokerage and environmental performance measuring.