Kuehne + Nagel is closing down its Birmingham and Nottingham depots and transferring 270 staff to East Midlands Gateway (EMG) as it gears up to reach full operational capacity at the new hub within weeks. The new hub, which will house Overland, the logistics company’s road and rail division, includes 40,000sq ft of temperature controlled warehouse space dedicated to pharmaceutical products and a 155,000sq ft cross-dock area for general cargo. A spokeswoman for the company confirmed to motortransport.co.uk that, “we are […]
Kuehne + Nagel has raised the security risk for its drivers in Calais to its highest level after an HGV driver was severely injured and had his vehicle hijacked in the area last week.
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.
Kuehne + Nagel says it is back on track after a weak start to the first six months of trading this financial year. Citing muted consumption and increased market volatility throughout the world, the Swiss logistics giant saw turnover increase just 2.8% to CHF10bn (£6.5bn) for the six months ending 30 June (2011: CHF9.78bn). Globally, EBITDA was down from CHF502m in the same period a year ago, to CHF389m. Its road and rail division reports that its groupage, full and […]