Kuehne+Nagel airfreight shuttle goes electric

Kuehne+Nagel North America has launched an electric truck service to shuttle air cargo between Los Angeles International Airport and its Torrance airport warehouse. It is part of a sustainable airport corridor solution for pick-up and delivery service from the airport within a radius of 70-80 miles. Kuehne+Nagel plans to expand the new sustainable offering to other major US air freight hubs. [+]

Strong start for Kuehne+Nagel

Kuehne+Nagel said it had a strong start to the 2022 business year, improving in all key figures in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year: Net turnover increased by 68% to CHF 10.2 billion, EBIT by 160% to CHF 1.1 billion, earnings by 162% to ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel pledges Ukraine aid

The Kuehne+Nagel Group has pledged SFR10 million emergency aid to Ukraine under its Colleagues for Colleagues employee fundraising campaign. It will be provided in the form of free logistics services to leading aid organisations for the transport and temporary storage of relief goods to Ukraine as well as Poland, Slovakia, ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel strengthens Caribbean footprint

Kuehne+Nagel has appointed Laparkan Trading Company as its partner in Georgetown, Guyana, and RS Gamble in Kingston, Jamaica as its independent non-exclusive agent. Laparkan has over 36 years providing ground-handling services to a range of overseas cargo operations. Guyana is considered one of the fastest-growing economies globally and an emerging ... [+]

KN keeps tabs on ship delays

Kuehne+Nagel is launching a disruption indicator to measure the efficiency of the world container lines. The Seaexplorer indicator shows the cumulative waiting time in days in the ports of Prince Rupert, Vancouver/Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles/Long Beach, New York, Savannah, Hong Kong, Shanghai/Ningbo and Rotterdam/Antwerp. For example, one vessel with 10,000teu ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel expands in Africa

Kuehne+Nagel has expanded its network of offices in Africa, managed and supported by a control tower in Durban, South Africa. Kuehne+Nagel will be represented in 18 African countries: South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Egypt, Angola, Namibia, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Mozambique, Mauritius, Botswana, Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Rwanda. There ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel to run urgent freight service for UK government

The UK government has appointed Swiss-based global forwarder Kuehne+Nagel to run a new International Express Freight Service (IEFS) to deliver medical products to the UK in the event of disruption to existing arrangements. It will step in when suppliers’ own logistical arrangements are disrupted, to ensure patients can continue to ... [+]

Strong start for Kuehne+Nagel

Swiss-headquartered forwarder Kuehne+Nagel says the first quarter of its 2021 business year was marked by a strong demand for ransport services, especially for pharma and e-commerce fulfilment. Kuehne+Nagel achieved a net turnover of over CHF6.0 billion (34.72bn), EBIT of CHF 431 million and earnings for the period of CHF 318 ... [+]

American Airlines cuts green deal with Kuehne+Nagel

American Airlines has reached an agreement in principle to allocate a portion of the carbon reduction benefit it generates through its use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Kuehne+Nagel. It is believed to be the largest SAF collaboration between a freight company and an airline, and is based on 3 ... [+]

Forwarder joins airline green scheme

Kuehne+Nagel has joined the Air France KLM Martinair Cargo SAF programme, launching the first carbon neutral airfreight lane between North America and Europe. SAF partners agree to deploy alternative fuel and commit to a sustainable future for aviation. [+]

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