Kecskemét, Hungary, June 18, 2012 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new warehouse in Kecskemét, South-East of Budapest, which is tailored to the needs of vendors supplying the automotive industry.

The modern logistics centre provides a 10.000 m² storage area with a ceiling height of 10 meters. The facility is designed for rear as well as side loading and unloading. The truck entrance gate of the Mercedes-Benz production plant is right across the street, which enables just-in-time or just-in-sequence-deliveries for a timely fashioned production supply.

Kuehne + Nagel offers its customers industry specific picking processes, assembling services, management of empty equipment flows as well as the management of sub-suppliers. The logistics centre which can be extended further is equipped with state-of-the art technology and fulfills the highest safety requirements.

Bob Mihok, Regional Manager  Eastern Europe, said: „The new warehouse facility in Kecskemét enables us to support the logistics processes of the suppliers of Mercedes-Benz in an optimal way. This concerns both the sourcing processes as well as the direct feeding of the production line. The implementation of the logistics centre marks another important step in our strategy to focus on services for the automotive industry.”

About Kuehne + Nagel
With over 63,000 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.Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com


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