Moscow / Russia, September 4, 2013 – TOM TAILOR GROUP, an international fashion and lifestyle company and one of the key players in the European fashion sector, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel with a contract for logistics services in Russia.
For the TOM TAILOR GROUP Kuehne + Nagel will provide transport services from Germany to Russia, handle customs clearances, arrange the delivery of the goods to Kuehne + Nagel’s cross-docking center in the South of Moscow and prepare the products for delivery to the retailers.
The TOM TAILOR GROUP is one of the fastest growing fashion and lifestyle companies in Europe. For its activities in Russia, it was crucial to select a logistics partner who understands the retail and fashion business and operates a network which enables fast, safe and reliable services. With Kuehne + Nagel, TOM TAILOR found such a partner who can provide the support needed to offer first class services to their Russian customers.
“We are pleased to assist TOM TAILOR´s growth targets by offering them tailor-made retail supply chain solutions,” said Perry Neumann, Managing Director Kuehne + Nagel Russia and Belarus. “The customer will benefit from our local infrastructure and expertise as well as from the close cooperation between the German and Russian Kuehne + Nagel national organisations carrying out seamless services from pick-up to delivery.”
About Tom Tailor Group
The TOM TAILOR GROUP is an international fashion and lifestyle company offering stylish casual wear and accessories in the medium price range through its umbrella brands TOM TAILOR and BONITA. The TOM TAILOR umbrella brand comprises the brands TOM TAILOR, TOM TAILOR Denim and TOM TAILOR POLO TEAM. Its collections are aimed at customers aged between 0 and 40 and are marketed in more than 35 countries via its wholesale and retail segments. BONITA, one of Germany’s leading fashion brand producers and retailers, has been a part of the TOM TAILOR GROUP since August 2012. BONITA sells mens- and womenswear collections for the over-40 age group. In the first half of 2013, the TOM TAILOR GROUP reported sales of EUR 407.0 million, of which EUR 162.5 million was generated by BONITA. The Group has approximately 1,300 own stores in the retail segment. About 1,000 of these are BONITA and BONITA men stores, and 335 are TOM TAILOR stores. The TOM TAILOR brand is also sold via retail partners. Further information is also available at www.tom-tailor-group.com and www.bonita.eu
About Kuehne + Nagel With approximately 62,500 employees at more than 1000 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 Russia, Kuehne + Nagel operates at 17 locations and employs about 800 people. Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com