Kuehne + Nagel is transforming its Manchester DC, introducing dual fuel vehicles and cutting trunk miles since winning more business from hotel and restaurant group Whitbread. Whitbread has extended its relationship with Kuehne + Nagel for five years, in a deal will see it handle over 34 million cases of food and non-food products per year for chains including Costa Coffee, Premier Inn, Brewers Fayre and Beefeater. Under the renewed contract, Whitbread will work with the operator to convert its […]
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International Swiss-based freight and logistics business Kuehne + Nagel reaped the benefits of its long term growth strategy with record results in the 12 months to 31 December 2011. Globally, K+N saw net profit rise to CHF606m (£421m) on turnover of CHF19.6bn (£13.6bn), increases of 12.2% and 9% respectively after the effect of the strong appreciation of the Swiss franc against K+N’s major trading currencies was stripped out, according to Tim Scharwath, vice-president for global air logistics. In K+N’s four […]