Singapore, January 04, 2016 - Kuehne + Nagel has unveiled its Singapore Logistics Hub, a 50,000 sqm built-to-suit facility located in the west of Singapore. The facility is part of Kuehne + Nagel’s regional expansion plan to support its fast growing supply chain clientele operating within Singapore and the ASEAN countries.
Located near pharma and healthcare hubs, major manufacturers and ports, the Singapore Logistics Hub provides 46,000 sqm of warehousing space. Aside from the standard freight and warehousing service offerings, the new facility will serve as a regional centre of excellence for high-tech, industrial, pharmaceutical and healthcare customers, offering supply chain optimisation and value-chain transformation solutions.
Klaus-Michael Kuehne, majority shareholder and Honorary Chairman of Kuehne + Nagel International AG, said, “Singapore is located at the heart of major shipping lanes in Asia. We have identified its pivotal role to regional trade 46 years ago and it remains today an important part of our growth strategy in Asia Pacific. The Singapore Logistics Hub is Kuehne + Nagel’s largest investment outside Europe and represents our long-term commitment to the market. The new facility provides the necessary end-to-end, value-added supply chain capabilities to support our customers through Asia’s complex trade and logistics landscape.”
In line with its global strategy to drive logistics efficiency through supply chain innovation, the Singapore Logistics Hub will include Kuehne + Nagel’s first centre of excellence for logistics innovation in the region.
With over 66,000 employees at more than 1000 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.