Kuehne + Nagel breaks ground for Pharma Hub Switzerland


A ground breaking ceremony has taken place for Kuehne + Nagel’s “Pharma Hub Switzerland” in Möhlin.

The Pharma Hub will be part of the KN PharmaChain network providing multimodal temperature-controlled door-to-door shipping on a global scale, enhanced visibility and traceability of deliveries and proactive risk management.

The facility will provide 16,300m2 of logistics space, which will be used to manage approximately 46,000 pallet spaces using a warehouse system combining manual and automatic operation.

Three different temperature zones will be available for highly sensitive products: -20 degrees, -2 to +8 and +15 to 25 degrees, with dedicated areas for hazardous goods and narcotics.

Kuehne + Nagel International chief executive officer, Dr Detlef Trefzger says: “Switzerland is an important pharma location with global reach. The cutting-edge facility in Möhlin is a strategic investment in this growth sector and supports us to serve our customers even better, especially through integration with the global Kuehne + Nagel pharma network.”

The ground breaking ceremony was attended by mayor Fredy Boeni, Kuehne + Nagel International majority shareholder, Klaus-Michael Kuehne, and Kuehne + Nagel CEO, Dr Detlef Trefzger.