Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Marcus Bennett as national manager for the UK, replacing Yngve Ruud. Bennett, former national manager for Ireland, will take up his position on 1 November, while Ruud has become deputy regional manager for Western Europe. “Marcus Bennett brings a wealth of experience in solutions, customer,and people development to the UK,” said Ruud. “The UK is a highly significant market for Kuehne + Nagel and I am confident that Marcus’s firm and ongoing commitment in these […]
Iveco has renewed its European spare parts distribution contract with Kuehne + Nagel.
Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) is to invest £5m in multi-temperature distribution centres and a fleet of 60 vehicles for a long term new food service customer, Spirit Pub Company. K+N sees food service as a significant growth market, already representing £50m of its UK contract logistics business, much of it with Whitbread, where volumes have grown 50% to 31m cases a year since 2008. Spirit demerged in September 2011 from Punch Taverns, and is one of the UK’s leading pub […]
Kuehne + Nagel is to replace food service customer Spirit Pub Company’s entire fleet with 56 new Iveco trucks as part of an open book contract.