World Sailing brings K+N on board as global logistics partner

World Sailing and Kuehne+Nagel sign three-year logistics partnership

World Sailing brings Kuehne+Nagel on board as global logistics partner

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World Sailing, the global governing body for the sport of sailing, has signed an agreement with Kuehne+Nagel as its global logistics partner for three years.

"Under the agreement Kuehne+Nagel becomes the preferred logistics partner for World Sailing’s Member National Authorities (MNAs) and all World Sailing authorised events. Leveraging its global network and expertise in logistics, Kuehne+Nagel handles the transportation of sailing equipment, boats, and other essential resources," says a release from Kuehne+Nagel.

In addition, Kuehne+Nagel supports World Sailing’s sustainability agenda 2030 goals by providing visibility and full carbon emissions reporting through the myKN platform, the release added. "World Sailing, its partners, MNAs, class associations and sailors can also opt for alternative fuel solutions to reduce their carbon emissions."

David Graham, CEO, World Sailing says: “We are delighted to welcome Kuehne+Nagel as our official logistics partner. This partnership represents a significant opportunity to combine world leading logistics support for international sailing events with sustainable practice and efficiency. Both organisations share an aligned vision for creating a more sustainable supply chain which will enhance the logistical efficiency of our events, support sailors and make a significant contribution to World Sailing’s sustainability goals while also helping to develop the sport.”

Wolfgang Frässle, Vice President, Event Logistics, Kuehne+Nagel adds: “At Kuehne+Nagel, we are delighted to be able to support World Sailing as their global logistics partner and to jointly explore new standards for sustainable event logistics. This is the latest in a series of global event partnership appointments for us, particularly in the sports industry. We appreciate the trust that customers place in us, which supports our goal of growing the expo and events logistics footprint as part of Kuehne+Nagel’s Roadmap 2026."

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