Contract Logistics

We are the contract logistics partner of choice for logistics outsourcing and the management of complex supply chains. Our integrated services include all aspects of logistics planning, control, and execution. From point of origin to consumption, we design solutions that turn your logistics operations from a challenge into a substantial competitive advantage.

Kuehne + Nagel contract logistics experts have in-depth industry-specific experience. We listen carefully to your logistics challenges and conduct a thorough analysis of your business needs. Then we design and build an optimal solution customised to your cost and service requirements.

Our approach

  • Becoming an extension of your business
  • Making sure we fully understand your industry so that we can anticipate your requirements, and respond rapidly and effectively to changing market conditions
  • Driving operational excellence and consistency across all global operations through standardised processes and metrics
  • Enabling an information-driven supply chain through the development of global visibility and knowledge management service

Our service

  • Move product closer to your customers, to improve service and reduce transportation costs
  • Reduce operational costs through process efficiencies and targeted use of warehouse automation
  • Control manufacturing costs and reduce inventory by carrying out final product configuration in the warehouse
  • Control warehouse costs by sharing overheads with other Kuehne + Nagel clients
  • Online orders and inventory monitoring via our web interface
  • Ease burdens of administering multiple warehouse providers. For many customers with multiple distribution centre needs across the continent, Kuehne + Nagel is the natural single-source contact.
  • All facilities are ISO 9001:2008 certified and share common processes and systems

Integrated solutions

  • Delivery time promise
  • Immediate availability of total price (including “to-door”)
  • Early planning and coordination of transport alternatives
  • Shipments monitored door-to-door in real time with browser-based KN Login
  • Exception handling based on automated alerts and proactive communication
  • Accurate and standardised invoicing