Kiev, October 3, 2013 - Kuehne + Nagel has been awarded a 3-year contract for warehousing services to support the supply of spare parts and accessories to Toyota retailers and service stations in the Ukraine.
Toyota Ukraine has selected a dedicated space at the Kuehne + Nagel shared warehouse facility (encompassing more than 37,000 sqm) in Chayka, near Kiev, for the storage and handling of over 8,000 spare parts to serve the Ukrainian market.
Orders are processed directly from the Toyota Parts Centre Europe into the Chayka facility where Kuehne + Nagel employees work closely together with Toyota Ukraine to ensure fast picking and packing of the shipments. Since the warehouse became operational, the delivery time of spare parts has been reduced to one day throughout the Ukraine.
"We are very pleased to have been selected by such an important company as Toyota Ukraine. Toyota has the highest quality standardsand expects the same from its business partners and service providers. We are confident that the combination of our strengths will create a real win-win-situation for both Toyota Ukraine and Kuehne + Nagel,” said Viktor Shkarban, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Ukraine.
Toyota operates 75 manufacturing companies across 28 countries globally, and markets vehicles in more than 170 countries, thanks to the support of a 320,000-strong workforce.Toyota began selling cars in Europe in 1963, has invested over €7 billion since 1990 and currently employs some 80,000 people here. Our European operations are supported by a network of 31 National Marketing and Sales Companies in 56 countries, around 3,000 retailers, and nine manufacturing plants. www.toyota.eu
About Kuehne + Nagel
With over 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 Ukraine, Kuehne + Nagel operates at 5 locations and employs about 600 people. For further information, please visit www.kuehne-nagel.com