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, and is currently responsible for road logistics and sales. [+]

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. [+]

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 ... [+]

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. [+]

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