Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Kuehne + Nagel to Handle Logistics for Nestle Chile

Sweet deal for 3PL provider
Shipping News Feature

CHILE - Nestlé Chile has chosen Kuehne + Nagel as its exclusive contract logistics service provider to manage the company’s national distribution centres. Kuehne + Nagel will be responsible for warehousing and distribution services for the range of Nestlé products in the country.

“The successful implementation of this complex project has demonstrated our capacity to provide flexible and individual solutions to our customers on a global scale. We are honoured to be Nestlé’s business partner in this challenging assignment,” commented Ingo Goldhammer, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Chile.

“The partnership Kuehne + Nagel and Nestlé have set up to manage the logistics of Nestlé’s end products has to deliver competitive advantage,” said Jaime Rojo, Nestlé Supply Chain Director for the Austral American Region.

Under the terms of the agreement, Kuehne + Nagel will manage Nestlé’s four distribution centres, which are strategically located across the entire country. To implement the agreement K+N will utilise its tried-and-tested “customer transition and integration” model so as to smoothly take over operations.