16 August 2012

Kuehne + Nagel opens new warehouse facility in Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland - 16 August 2012 – Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new warehouse facility in Auckland to meet the growing demand for integrated logistics services. 

The new site has an available space of 86,000 sq. ft., including a specifically designed 65,000 sq. ft. outdoor secure yard for the handling and storage of bulk cargo. It is the third facility managed by Kuehne +Nagel in New Zealand and complements the company's two existing facilities with 108,000 sq. ft. and 54,000 sq. ft. warehouse space. The premises are centrally located with fast access to the city’s key infrastructure facilities. 

"With our expanded logistics infrastructure we can optimally serve our new customers,” said Troy Hageman, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Ltd. "The trend to outsource non-core activities to capable logistics providers such as Kuehne + Nagel is increasing. We are adding value to our customers' supply chains by the provision of high quality integrated logistics solutions." 

With approximately 63,000 employees at 1,000 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 services. 

In New Zealand, Kuehne + Nagel operates at four locations and employs around 200 people. 

Source: Kuehne + Nagel