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 […]
Adverse weather conditions hit volumes in Kuehne + Nagel’s road and rail logistics division, which saw an 85% drop in first quarter EBITDA.
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 […]