K+N partners with South Africa’s multichannel order fulfilment company ‘On the Dot’

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September 22, 2017: On the Dot (OtD), Media24 subsidiary and Kuehne + Nagel cooperate in setting up an integrated supply chain solution with order management from point of origin and full end-to-end visibility.

Designed to meet the needs of South African retailers, the solution offers seamless e-commerce fulfilment including international freight, customs clearance, dedicated e-commerce warehousing, value added services as well as highly efficient and innovative last mile deliveries. Maximum visibility and transparency are ensured through state-of-the-art IT systems and technology.

The cooperation leverages the core competences of both companies, Kuehne + Nagel‘s expertise in international freight forwarding and supply chain management and OtD’s comprehensive distribution network based on its strength in e-commerce.

“Kuehne + Nagel is the perfect partner for us to offer a full end-to-end supply chain solution to South African retailers who are looking for a one-stop shop that offers all services from freight and custom clearance to distribution and e-fulfilment. Our combined solution makes us unique in the South African market,” says Vincent Hoogduijn, CEO, Media24 eCommerce.

Marcus Balzereit, managing director Kuehne + Nagel Southern Africa, says, “Kuehne + Nagel is proud to partner with Media24 as the leading media and e-commerce company in South Africa. This cooperation is in line with Kuehne + Nagel’s global strategy to digitalise logistics services as well as to specifically meet the evolving needs of our fast growing e-commerce customers and to further increase their efficiencies.”

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