Monday, November 28, 2011

Award Is Just the Medicine For Freight and Logistics Group

K + N Keep Hill Rom Healthy
Shipping News Feature

US – WORLDWIDE – Global freight forwarder and logistics group Kuehne + Nagel was delighted to announce that it has received an award from one of its customers for improvements to their supply chain resulting in cost savings and better service quality through the use of consolidated and improved processes and control systems.

Hill-Rom Holdings Incorporated, a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry presented its “Emerging Global Partnership Award” to Kuehne +Nagel at its American Supplier Day Conference recently held in Indianapolis, Indiana. In May 2011, Hill-Rom chose Kuehne + Nagel to manage their international sea and airfreight business in the United States, Mexico, France, Sweden, Singapore, Australia and China.

The medical supply group provide a variety of patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic items for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, plus medical equipment rentals and information technology products all of which require careful and often urgent forwarding. Upon receipt of the reward John Hextall, President of Kuehne + Nagel North America commented:

“Being chosen by Hill-Rom to receive this award is a considerable honour. This award is the result of the cumulative efforts of the Kuehne + Nagel global organization to implement, manage and exceed Hill-Rom's international transportation requirements.”