Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies with over 79,000 employees at more than 1,300 locations in over 100 countries. Its strength lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, and its clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions.
Since 1890, Kuehne + Nagel has served some of the world’s largest and most respected automotive companies, providing new and effective supply chain solutions.
In China, it has developed a strong automotive footprint by organically expanding with premium international brands. The company will now enlarge this footprint by almost 70%, serving major Chinese brands and tier one suppliers through a joint venture with a Chinese automotive logistics group.
This strategic move is in line with the trend of economic globalisation and the increasingly competitive landscape of automobile logistics, and will confirm Kuehne + Nagel’s position as a leading international provider of automotive logistics in the world’s biggest automotive market.
CHEP is part of Brambles (ASX: BXB), a supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. The group specialises in the pooling of unit-load equipment and associated services, focusing on the outsourced management of pallets, crates and containers. Brambles employs more than 14,000 people and owns approximately 500m pallets, crates and containers through a global network of approximately 850 service centres. Brambles serves several industries including retail, aviation, oil and gas, and manufacturing.
CHEP Automotive and Industrial Solutions is one of the dedicated divisions within Brambles, working with over 3,000 customers including the top OEM and tier one brands globally since 1975. With its environmentally friendly, cost-saving, multi-user shared container pooling service, CHEP reduces the total supply chain cost per part whilst improving the efficiency and carbon footprint of its customers.
CNW – Courier NetWork delivers customised, reliable and efficient NFO (next flight out) and hand-carry solutions for time and mission-critical shipments from anywhere to anywhere in the world.
By understanding your automotive logistics, supply chain and machine-down constraints, CNW provides you with specially designed courier routes using the fastest and most risk-free service. With offices in the USA, Mexico, Germany, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Israel and Japan, CNW is ready to take on your logistic challenges.
CNW delivers, so you can keep your manufacturing process on schedule.
DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated packaging and a specialist in plastic packaging worldwide. Operating across 37 countries and employing around 28,500 people, we create and deliver innovative, sustainable packaging solutions that consider the entire supply chain, enabling sustainable growth for our customers and consumers, our people, our business and – most importantly – our environment.
For more information, please visit dssmith.com/automotive.