Delhi / India, August 31, 2011 – The globally operating logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has recently opened an Automotive Solution Centre in Pune, India. With this move Kuehne + Nagel meets the growing demand for specialised logistics solutions for the automotive industry in India.
The facility relates to Kuehne + Nagel’s similar set-ups in Bremen and Shanghai, and represents a further step in the company’s commitment to offering specialised solutions for manufacturers and suppliers.
Pune has become the hub for automotive logistics in India since a lot of headquarters and manufacturing facilities of automotive companies are located here. With a dedicated team, Kuehne + Nagel is offering a highly customised portfolio of services, ranging from vendor managed inventory (VMI), just-in time (JIT) and just-in-sequence (JIS) deliveries over milk runs and cross docking through to solution designing, emergency handling, network engineering and continuous improvement initiatives.
“Backed by a global competence network, the new development is fully in line with our goal to be one of the leading logistics specialists, providing operational excellence and setting new standards for the automotive industry in India,” commented Volkmar Mueller, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Pvt. Ltd.
In India, Kuehne + Nagel operates at 38 locations and employs around 1,200 people. The company ranks among the leading logistics providers and has a reputation of providing integrated logistics services.
About Kuehne + Nagel
With more than 60,000 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.