Melbourne, June 26, 2012 – Kuehne + Nagel Australia has signed a five-year contract with Corning Cable Systems Australia, one of the leading providers of fibre optic and copper product solutions for customers’ telecommunications network. The agreement represents a strengthened relationship between the two companies in Australia.
Kuehne + Nagel will be responsible for the end-to-end management of Corning Cable Systems’ 18,000 sqm facility in Melbourne, comprising 12,000 sqm indoor and 6,000 sqm outdoor warehouses. Comprehensive services offered at the dedicated facility will encompass inbound receipt, quality inspection, storage, deliveries to manufacturing plants, inventory management, consolidations, through to distribution, transport management and reverse logistics as well as value added services, such as kitting and cable cutting.
Additionally, Kuehne + Nagel will manage inbound freight forwarding responsibilities for Corning Cable Systems Australia.
“Proven capabilities in logistics management, customer-oriented operating philosophy and advanced information systems are some of the decisive factors in our selection of Kuehne + Nagel as our logistics provider in Australia,” commented Rainer Dittrich, Managing Director, Corning Cable Systems Australia.
“With a solid Australian network and a strong workforce, we look forward to supporting Corning Cable Systems and demonstrating the benefits of streamlined activities and improved operational efficiencies,” said Jens Pohlmann, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Pty. Ltd.
About Kuehne + Nagel
With more than 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. Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com.
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