Air France KLM, Skycell and KN get together to track ULDs

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has chosen SkyCell as its preferred partner to enhance unit load device (ULD) tracking capabilities across its fleet. It will give real-time visibility into ULD operations for pharmaceutical transport, using SkyMind’s advanced technology, including sophisticated readers and tags. At the same time, freight forwarder Kuehne+Nagel, has installed gateway readers at its warehouse at Frankfurt Airport, the first AFKLMP customer to use this method of tracking ... [+]

Salmon shipment is first to fly 100% SAF

Freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel loaded four tonnes of Scottish salmon on board Virgin Atlantic's Flight 100 from Heathrow to New York on 28 November, the first operated by a commercial airline to operate on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The cargo, from sustainable producer Bakkafrost, was non-revenue but K+N, one ... [+]

KN takes direct approach with Emirates

Emirates SkyCargo capacity is now available on Kuehne+Nagel’s internal booking engine, the first time the carrier has made its services available via a freight forwarder’s own portal. It streamlines the booking process for Kuehne+Nagel agents, providing access to the airline’s schedules, rates and available capacity in real-time. The facility has ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel flies first charter to Birmingham, Alabama

Kuehne+Nagel operated its first charter cargo flight into Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Alabama, from Stuttgart, Germany on 2 April. The weekly 747-8F flight is aimed at the automotive, aviation, and pharmaceutical industries and others that are experiencing congestion at major hub airports. It follows the signing of a partnership between the ... [+]

Freight industry says farewell to Queen of the Skies

Kuehne+Nagel’s Apex Logistics International will have the honour of putting the very last Boeing 747 into service. The 747-8 freighter will be operated under a long-term charter agreement with Atlas Air, supporting customers on the volatile Transpacific trade lanes. After a half-century production run, the last jumbo jet, christened Empower, was presented ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel opens Ireland pharma site

Kuehne+Nagel Ireland opened a temperature-controlled facility in late July near Dublin airport and seaport. Along with three existing healthcare warehouses, it expands Kuehne+Nagel’s healthcare footprint in Ireland to 40,000 sqm. The new HPRA-approved facility uses energy-efficient equipment to maintain a temperature of 15-25°C and will house 34,000 Euro-pallet positions with segregated ... [+]

IAG Cargo and KN to use first UK-produced SAF

Kuehne + Nagel has partnered with IAG Cargo buy 8 million litres of the first UK-produced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Phillips 66 Limited’s Humber Refinery. It is scheduled to be delivered throughout 2022 as part of IAG Cargo and Kuehne+Nagel’s commitment to decarbonising air cargo The fuel is produced from used ... [+]

Change at the helm for Kuehne + Nagel

Swiss-headquartered global forwarder Kuehne + Nagel will appoint Stefan Paul as chief executive from 1 August 2022, while current chief executive Dr Detlef Trefzger will step down for private reasons. He will remain on the board of directors. Stefan Paul has been a member of the management board since 2013, ... [+]

A big site for a small country

Kuehne+Nagel has opened a 34,000sq m fulfilment centre in Contern, Luxembourg, the EU's smallest member state. Services on offer include inventory management, picking, packing and shipping orders and managing returns. [+]

KN opens Italian wine warehouse

Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new 27,000sq m dedicated wine and spirits warehouse in Oppeano in Verona, Italy. The fully customs-bonded facility is temperature controlled and offers a range of value-added services. [+]

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