In the scope of the local contract Kuehne + Nagel will be responsible for the management of warehousing activities in Poland. Operations will start on November 16, 2016 in the Michelin owned Logistics Centre in the Warsaw area. Kuehne + Nagel will be responsible for the facility maintenance, administrative operations and the handling services. The activities range from receipt of Michelin products from manufacture, quality control, stock management to final order picking. The site acts as Distribution Centre delivering products to Michelin`s customers in Poland and other countries. Kuehne + Nagel will implement a new warehouse management system provided by Michelin.
“Contract logistics for the automotive industry is globally a strategic focus area for Kuehne + Nagel. We therefore highly appreciate the trust Michelin has put into our company. The new outsourcing project confirms our strategic focus and capability to provide highly specialised and industry-specific solutions for the automotive industry. It additionally fosters the global partnership with Michelin”, said Gianfranco Sgro, member of the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel International AG responsible for Contract Logistics.
Michelin and Kuehne + Nagel look back on a partnership of nearly 10 years and this strategic relationship has now been formalised in a global master agreement for worldwide contract logistics services. Kuehne + Nagel also manages Michelin warehouses in the United States of America, Mexico and Thailand.
About Kuehne + Nagel
With approximately 69,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions
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