Poznan-Gadki / Poland, October 16, 2012 – FlexLink, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of flexible, modular conveyors and industrial automation equipment, has selected Kuehne + Nagel as its exclusive logistics and transport service provider for shipments from Poland to international destinations.
Kuehne + Nagel will manage all international transports for FlexLink from Poland. These encompass multi-modal transportation services to more than 20 destinations worldwide by air and by sea as well as LTL and groupage overland services across Europe. The agreement also includes customs clearances and thus covers all logistics needs of FlexLink and its customers from door-to-door.
Working with a single international logistics provider will result in supply chain optimisation. “We choose Kuehne + Nagel because we serve customers in more than 60 countries through sales units in 23 countries and an extended global partner network. A smooth and reliable supply chain is of utmost importance to us. With Kuehne + Nagel we have found the ideal logistics partner who is globally recognized as a leading provider of best quality forwarding and logistics services. We are convinced that both Kuehne + Nagel and FlexLink will benefit from the cooperation,” commented Svante Anderholm, Chief Operations Officer of FlexLink. “We will be acting as a fully integrated logistics partner for FlexLink, covering all transport operations from their global hub based in Poznan. FlexLink expects not only high-quality service, but also added value from Kuehne + Nagel’s experience and know-how,” said Tobias Jerschke, National Manager of Kuehne + Nagel in Poland.
FlexLink is a leading production logistics supplier – providing material and information flow management solutions to assembly and manufacturing industries. Headquartered in Göteborg, Sweden, FlexLink operates sales units in 23 countries and is represented in more than 60 countries. In 2011, FlexLink had 716 employees and the group turnover was 1,614 million SEK (179 M€).
FlexLink is part of the Coesia Group consisting of 13 companies specialised in the production of automated machinery, related products and services. In 2011, the Coesia Group had a turnover of 1,149 million Euro and 4,700 employees (FlexLink figures included).
For further information, please visit www.flexlink.com
About Kuehne + Nagel
With over 63,000 employees at 1,000 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.
In Poland, Kuehne + Nagel operates at 19 locations and employs around 1,900 staff. For further information, please visit www.kuehne-nagel.com