Kuehne + Nagel opens Shanghai control centre

Global logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel has announced it has opened a regional logistics control centre in Shanghai that it says is to “drive synergies to meet the growing demand for end-to-end solutions from a single source”.

Kuehne + Nagel said that to simplify complexity and to meet customers’ requirements for lean and demand-driven supply chains, dedicated teams handle contract and transport management including logistics partner management in a shared environment.

“The new LCC in Shanghai is in line with the group’s strategic approach to globally provide integrated logistics services and to expand Kuehne + Nagel’s end-to-end offering also in North Asia Pacific,” said Siewloong Wong, president Kuehne + Nagel North Asia Pacific.

“With the enhanced set-up and know-how bundled in expert teams, we will be able to even better serve our customers by developing, implementing and operating scalable solutions for greater flexibility and speed, thus improving supply chain performance.”

Tobias Jerschke, global head of integrated logistics, said: “The Kuehne + Nagel Logistics Control Centre in Shanghai is the eighth of its kind in the world. The footprint extension of our LCC is a clear answer to the growing demand of our Asian customers to manage global supply chains flows.”

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