Kuehne + Nagel to handle logistics delivery for Beiersdorf till 2024

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April 7, 2018: To further deepen its longstanding partnership, Kuhne + Nagel will continue to handle supply chain delivery for Beiersdorf AG in Hamburg, till 2024. 

Beiersdorf is a leading supplier of innovative and high-quality skin care products. The site serves as finished goods warehouse for the Beiersdorf largest plant in Hamburg. 

Kuehne + Nagel is currently transforming its existing location into a state-of-the-art logistics center, with the help of automated guided vehicles and collaborative storage robots called ‘Cobots’, investments in new picking and storage technology, as well as the expansion of the fully automated high-bay warehouse.

Commenting on its continued partnership since 2008, Harald Emberger, managing director, Beiersdorf AG’s corporate senior vice president of supply chain said: “We are further expanding our integrated supply chain, and are committed to Hamburg. Hence, we rely on stability and continuity. This is a signal for the city, and for employees of both companies.”

Hansjorg Rodi, chairman of the management board, Kuhne + Nagel Germany said, “We are pleased to continue the long-standing cooperation with Beiersdorf AG. Consumer goods are an important business area for Kühne + Nagel. In a rapidly changing market, we rely on the application of new technologies to give our customers sustainable competitive advantages. The expanded facility in Hamburg will create a high-performance logistics center that will meet the demanding process requirements. It’s particularly gratifying that we can secure around 250 jobs in Hamburg over the long term.”

"I am pleased about the clear commitment of both companies to the logistics location of Hamburg. From the point of view of the economic authority, it is important for large companies to locate all areas of the operational value added chain in Hamburg,” said Frank Horch. Economics Senator of Hamburg.

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