Kuehne + Nagel to remain trade fair logistics partner for Deutsche Messe AG

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January 19, 2018: In a renewed attempt to continue successful business partnership, Kuehne Nagel is said to continue as an official logistics service provider for Germany's largest trade fair organiser%u2014 Deutsche Messe AG till 2027. 

Besides, Kuehne Nagel will be using a traffic management system to optimise the trade fair traffic.

Since 1993, Kuehne Nagel has been an official logistics service provider at the exhibition grounds in Hanover. 

As part of the trade fair forwarding contract that has now been extended, the company will be offering exclusive trade fair services. Additionally, Kuehne Nagel will be providing services on behalf of Deutsche Messe AG directly. 

The range of services on offer, includes set up of a traffic management system to optimise the traffic situation at the exhibition grounds.

This two-step web-supported system is based on the concept of a slot allocation process for delivery vehicles. In the first step, a time window is reserved for each delivery, resulting in a significant reduction in peak traffic. 

In the second step, the system creates real-time optimisations as soon as any change occurs in daily operations that requires recalculations.

Dr. Hansjrg Rodi, managing director of Kuehne Nagel Germany said: 'We are delighted to have extended our long-standing partnership with Deutsche Messe AG. Expo & Event logistics represents an important business sector for Kuehne Nagel. In this area, we can combine our expertise in freight forwarding with IT solutions that suit customer requirements. This generates added value for customers%u2014a perfect example of this is our traffic management system for optimising trade fair traffic. It enables much more efficient use of existing resources including a reduction in unproductive waiting times. Ultimately, that also supports to relieve pressure on the public road network.'

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