Geel / BE, December 11, 2012 – Crestron, the world´s leader for advanced control and automation systems, is expanding its contract with Kuehne + Nagel Belgium and is bringing all its warehousing activities under one roof.
The successful cooperation between Crestron Europe and Kuehne + Nagel was established in 2003. To further support Crestron’s development, Kuehne + Nagel has now redesigned the complete logistics processes of its customer. Starting in January 2013, Kuehne + Nagel will employ about ten of Crestron´s logistics employees and will manage all logistics activities. Kuehne + Nagel will also invest in technical rooms and special installations to accomodate Crestron´s highly technical activities. With the new set-up Kuehne + Nagel is optimising the supply chain and reducing logistics costs.
Jacky Raymaekers, Crestron’s Financial and Services Director, says: “As a leader in the audio visual market we now link the quality of our products to a high-quality flow of logistics. On the other hand, we need a flexible approach for handling our logistics processes and a strong future orientation for our expansion. We look forward to this collaboration with Kuehne + Nagel, which will guarantee a strong and high-quality logistics foundation and benefit the growth of both Crestron and Kuehne + Nagel.”
Bert Claes, Director of Contract Logistics at Kuehne + Nagel Belgium, adds: “The extension of the contract with Crestron is a result of Kuehne + Nagel’s aim for continuous improvement. We always work closely together with the customer to identify and implement unique solutions which fit the specific requirements best.”
For 40 years Crestron has been the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems. Its focus is innovating technology to simplify and enhance modern lifestyles and businesses. Crestron offers integrated solutions to control audio, video, com-puter and environmental systems that help to streamline technology and improve the quality of life in commercial buildings, universities, hotels, hospitals and homes.
About Kuehne + Nagel
With over 63,000 employees at more than 1000 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 solutions.
In Belgium, Kuehne + Nagel operates at 12 locations with 2,000 employees.
SOURCE: Submitted by Kuehne + Nagel