Kuehne+Nagel is appointed official freight forwarding, logistics supporter of Team GB
This marks a significant milestone as part of Kuehne+Nagel's strategic efforts to further expand its Expo & Events activities
Kuehne+Nagel, a leading global provider of logistics solutions has recently announced its appointment as the Official Freight Forwarding and Logistics Supporter for the British Olympic Association (known as Team GB) until the end of 2026. This marks a significant milestone as part of Kuehne+Nagel's strategic efforts to further expand its Expo & Events activities.
The partnership encompasses a wide range of logistics services, including warehousing, the coordination of domestic and international shipments, event project management, customs clearance, and on-time delivery of equipment and supplies.
Team GB is renowned for its exceptional athletic prowess and dedication to achieving greatness on the global stage. Kuehne+Nagel will play a crucial role in ensuring that the athletes have the best possible support during their Olympic journey, allowing them to focus on their performance.
Mike Priestley, UK Expo & Events Director at Kuehne+Nagel said, "This partnership allows us to further showcase our expertise in the live event sector, with a unique opportunity to contribute to the success of Team GB athletes on their Olympic journey. We are excited to be partnering with an organization whose values align with our own - such as connecting people and creating extraordinary moments. We look forward to collaborating with Team GB to explore how we can deliver sustainable logistics solutions throughout the partnership."
Tim Ellerton, Commercial Director at Team GB said, “Here at Team GB we are always working to achieve the highest possible standard of planning and preparation. Seamless logistics are a vital piece of the puzzle in developing an environment that allows our athletes to excel. Kuehne+Nagel have demonstrated their passion for excellence in the execution of their services and this alongside their ambition to be one of the most sustainable logistics operators in the market is why we are delighted to be working with them as we head into the next leg of our journey towards Paris 2024."
With over 79,000 employees at almost 1,300 sites in close to 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics providers. Headquartered in Switzerland, the Group is a leading player in air and sea logistics and has strong market positions in road and contract logistics.