London / UK, April 28, 2011 – A prestigious title has been presented to Kuehne + Nagel by Rolls-Royce at the company’s third annual Supplier of the Year Awards dinner.
Since 2004, Kuehne + Nagel has worked in conjunction with Rolls-Royce to provide a full range of services supporting its global supply chain requirements. Dedicated Kuehne + Nagel global account teams operate in-house within Rolls-Royce in the UK, Scandinavia, Germany, the U.S. and Singapore, managing air, sea, road and contract logistics services, as well as providing tailor-made solutions for the aerospace, marine and energy sectors. Rolls-Royce has now chosen to acknowledge this valuable partnership by naming Kuehne + Nagel its “Supplier of the Year 2010”.
“The Rolls-Royce Supplier of the Year awards recognise the contribution and continuous commitment of strategic partners and suppliers in support of the Rolls-Royce supply chain strategy and, ultimately, the performance of our product range,” explains Mike Orris, Chief Procurement Officer, Rolls-Royce.
On receiving the award, Tim Scharwath, President of Kuehne + Nagel North West Europe said: “Kuehne + Nagel is honoured to be the recipient of the Rolls-Royce Supplier of the Year Award 2010. We are passionate about continuous improvement and delivering service excellence, and we have learned a great deal working in partnership with Rolls-Royce. We look forward to many more years of successful collaboration.”
About Kuehne + Nagel
With approximately 58,000 employees at 900 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 lead logistics solutions.