Kuehne + Nagel has signed a “transformational” new global contract with pharmaceutical materials provider GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The five-year end-to-end deal will see the firm transport raw materials from GSK to its trade customers in more than 100 countries. Kuehne + Nagel was awarded the deal because of its previous experience in the pharmaceutical sector, as well as a “good track record” with GSK. Kuehne + Nagel International chief executive Detlef Trefzger said: “We are very excited about this long term […]
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.
Great Bear Distribution has appointed former Kuehne + Nagel senior vice-president for contract logistics, Glenn Lindfield, as chief executive. Lindfield, who will step down from his role as senior vice president for contract logistics for K+N North West Europe, will take on his new position from 1 February. He will take over management responsibility from the Chester-based 3PL’s founders, David Williams and Colin McDavid, who will continue to be involved in business strategy. Lindfield said: “I am delighted to have […]
Kuehne + Nagel group chief executive Reinhard Lange is to step down in May. The news came as the firm reported a dip in European EBITDA and turnover due to intense margin pressure.