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Freight industry sees limited impact from coronavirus – updated-2

Freight and shipping operators said that the coronavirus outbreak that has hit Wuhan and other major cities in China had not yet had a great impact on their operators, not least because it had coincided with the Lunar New Year holiday shutdown. However, they said that they were continuing to monitor the situation and would take further steps if necessary. A Kuehne & Nagel spokesman said: “Outside of Hubei province (Wuhan), we ... [+]

KN joins forces in the Far East

Kuehne + Nagel is to combine its two existing Asian organisations into a single region as part of its focus on the Far East over the coming year. The two current regional managers Jens Drewes and Siew Loong Wong will jointly lead the development of Kuehne + Nagel in Asia ... [+]

KN gets down to work in Luxembourg

Kuehne + Nagel has started work on a new contract logistics centre in Luxembourg. Due to open in the second half of 2020, it will serve as an advanced European distribution centre for both off- and online channels. [+]

Partners set up frst forwarder-airline interface

Kuehne + Nagel and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo have joined forces to improve integration of their electronic booking processes. A recently concluded proof of concept enabled total host-to-host connection through application programming interface (API) and was the first time that an airfreight carrier and a global logistics provider have created ... [+]

Kuehne + Nagel overland hub open for business

Kuehne + Nagel’s has officially opened its new Overland hub at East Midlands Gateway. With 40,000sq ft of temperature controlled warehouse space dedicated to pharmaceuticals and a 155,000sq ft cross-dock area for general cargo, the new site will combine activities currently carried out in Birmingham and Nottingham  and 270 employees ... [+]

Satisfaction or your money back pledges Kuehne + Nagel

Freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel has launched KN Pledge, an online solution that offers guaranteed lead time, 100% money back guarantee, extended cargo liability, instant pricing, and carbon footprint offset for full container load (FCL) shipments. It covers all delivery combinations from port-to-port to door-to-door and, in the event that ... [+]

Kuehne + Nagel lands airline contract

Kuehne + Nagel has been awarded a three-year logistics contract for the refurbishment of 14 Singapore Airlines A380 aircraft. The forwarder will provide digital support and manage the material from pick up at suppliers via all modes of transport into an aerospace logistics hub using its KN InteriorChain solution. [+]

KN offers single-point access

Kuehne + Nagel offers is offering customers a single point of access to all online services, myKN, replacing the current Control Center. Users can explore, quote, book and track as well as managing shipments and user accounts entirely online in a comprehensive self-service portal. It also allows registered customers to ... [+]

Quick move for Kuehne + Nagel

Kuehne + Nagel (KN) has acquired New York-based Quick International Courier, a specialist in tailor-made solutions to the aviation and pharma and healthcare industries, for an undisclosed sum and subject to clearance by merger authorities. Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Jamaica, NY, Quick has about 550 employees and specialises ... [+]

KN expands digital sea platform

Kuehne + Nagel is expanding its Sea Explorer digital seafreight platform into a smart gateway for all container liner services. It uses an algorithm to find services between 1,200 ports - more than 63,000 port pairs connected either by 750 direct weekly services or by transhipment. The forwarder says it ... [+]

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