SAS and K+N extend logistics service contract until 2020

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Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) and Kuehne + Nagel have extended their global logistics service contract for the international transport of spare parts for SAS aircraft until 2020.

Under the agreement Kuehne + Nagel operates at several strategic airside locations globally and is responsible for the international transport of spare parts for SAS aircraft, and a 24/7/365 service ensures timely delivery of spare parts including aircraft engines to bolts of cockpit windows.

SAS strategic relationship manager, Gustav Johansson says: “Within the aerospace industry, delays or errors can cause very high costs, and the reliability and professionalism of our logistics provider is key to our success.”

Kuehne + Nagel Denmark director airfreight, Jens Davidsen says: “We are very pleased that SAS has extended the partnership with Kuehne + Nagel which started in 2006 for another three years.”

Kuehne + Nagel says it has a team to constantly review and optimise the supply chain to reduce logistics costs and increase efficiency.