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 access the treatments they need. Medicines and medical goods which are at risk of shortage will be fast-tracked to UK 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. [+]

Kuehne+Nagel to distribute Moderna vaccine

Kuehne+Nagel has agreed to provide distribution and storage of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine following its authorisation by the European Medicines Agency. KN will support the worldwide distribution of vaccine doses from Europe to Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa and parts of the Americas. KN has also signed partnerships with ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel extends pharma network

Kuehne+Nagel  has opened airside pharma and healthcare hubs in Brussels and Johannesburg as part of its global GxP-certified network of temperature-controlled facilities for the distribution of vaccines and other pharma products. Direct tarmac access minimises the risk of temperature excursions and ensures product integrity and new premises have dedicated areas ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel comes through the crisis

Kuehne+Nagel Group said it achieved a good financial result in the second quarter and first half of 2020 in the face of the corona crisis. Market share gains and the cost savings had a positive impact, with net turnover for the first half-year CHF 9.8 billion – down just 7.5% ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel extends Heathrow lease

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) has secured a lease extension to 2030 with forwarder Kuehne+Nagel for its Heathrow South Cargo Centre. GlaxoSmithKline is the leading customer of the facility, and represents a significant share of the UK’s pharmaceutical imports and exports. Kuehne+Nagel also operates AIPUT’s Perishables Handling ... [+]

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