May 05, 2017: Logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has signed a five year contract with Leonardo, a global high technology player in the Aerospace, Defence and Security industries.
In the scope of the contract, Kuehne + Nagel is providing contract logistics and extended value added services to Leonardo Helicopters in the UK. The company manages the design, development, testing, production, maintenance repair and spares support and sales of the most complete range of rotary wing aircraft available for commercial, VVIP, security and defence use.
Kuehne + Nagel is responsible for warehouse management, production logistics and jig and tool management at the Leonardo site in Yeovil, South West England. In addition, Kuehne + Nagel provides logistical support to further enable Leonardo’s repair and maintenance operations, operating on Leonardo customer sites both in the UK & Overseas.
“This contract will help us deliver an ever improving service to our production lines and our customers around the world,” said John Dixon, vice president Customer Support and Services at Leonardo Helicopters UK.
“This significant contract win expands Kuehne + Nagel’s position as the UK’s number one provider of production logistics solutions to the Aerospace & Defence industry whilst further facilitating continuing global growth into our targeted markets,” said Steve Cuddeford, director of Aerospace & Defence, Kuehne + Nagel.