- 18 March 2016
- Transport / Logistics Services
Verona Fair has announced that international logistics company Kuehne + Nagel Italy is to be responsible for the handling of all exhibits and smooth logistics processes and the Verona exhibition centre.
The four year agreement between KN Expo & Events, the specialised division of Kuehne + Nagel, will provide onsite logistics services for the events. The company will coordinate the complex and time critical processes prior to and during the events including domestic and international transport management with dedicated express vehicles for urgent shipments, door-to-venue and venue-to-door delivery services, brokerage of house-to-house transport insurance.
In addition, Kuehne + Nagel will be responsible for several value added services, such as loading / unloading, dock traffic management, on-site storage of full and empty containers as well as specialist lifting; further services include unpacking / repacking, labelling, collection, storage and return of empty cases.
“We are very excited about this new partnership which underlines our expertise in specialist trade fair and events logistic services. Based on our know-how and on our global network we are able to offer our customers solutions that best suit their requirements”, commented Ruggero Poli, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Italy.
The company handles the logistics for more than 1,000 major trade fairs, exhibitions and events handled every year, KN Expo & Events is one of the world’s leading logistics service providers in this field.
Kuehne + Nagel has more than W 67,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in over 100 countries, and 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.