Kuehne + Nagel expands operations in the Southeast of the USA

KN125Atlanta / USA, April 16, 2013 – Atlanta / USA, April 16, 2013 – Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading global logistics companies, has opened a new location in Mobile, Alabama.

Kuehne + Nagel is further extending its strong logistics footprint in the Southeast of the USA. Located near major interstates with access to the East Coast, Gulf Coast and Atlanta’s International Airport, the new office in Mobile will focus on offering logistics solutions to companies from the aerospace industry as well as from the oil and gas and marine sectors.

As Sam Jones, the mayor of Mobile said: “Mobile is a winning city with limitless opportunities and we are proud to welcome Kuehne + Nagel as one of our newest corporate partners. We are pleased that this major global logistics provider is committed to cater for the increasing demands in Mobile. We know without doubt that the business character of our city will benefit from the global innovations of Kuehne + Nagel’s experience in aerospace and other key industries.”

“In particular, aerospace has been a key industry for Alabama, now home to more than 400 aerospace companies, providing services in the fields of space, defense, maintenance, repair, manufacturing and related segments. Our new Mobile location enables the effective implementation of our ’Supply the Sky’ aerospace logistics portfolio in the Southeast,” said Juergen Gentzke, Vice President South East region of Kuehne + Nagel North America.

With its global ‘Supply the Sky’ programme, Kuehne + Nagel offers a range of logistics services for the aerospace industry. The company develops and implements customised solutions for companies in the field of maintenance, repair, overhaul, ground handling and in-flight services.

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.Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com

SOURCE: Submitted by Kuehne + Nagel

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