Kuehne + Nagel has launched a new airfreight logistics hub in Singapore to meet demand for growth in the area.
The new hub is part of Kuehne + Nagel’s growth strategy to drive airfreight logistics excellence, strengthen end-to-end solutions and enhance service offerings to key industries.
The new facility went fully operational in early April and operates 24/7 all year round and covers 5,200 square metres and is located within the Airport Logistics Park of Singapore at Changi Airport
The new airfreight facility consolidates warehousing and administrative operations for aviation logistics previously housed at three different locations and will support operational synergies and cargo turnaround time for customers with time-critical logistics requirements.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, president for South Asia Pacific of Kuehne + Nagel, Jens Drewes says: “Singapore is geographically pivotal to regional trade and a very important location for Kuehne + Nagel. The new airfreight logistics hub is part of our development blueprint to deliver logistics excellence with an end-to-end solution offering.
“This investment complements other Kuehne + Nagel infrastructure in Singapore to create value to our customers, especially in the aerospace, technology and pharma & healthcare industries.”
“The demand of the aviation & aerospace industry is rapidly changing with rising service levels expectations, more sophisticated and innovative solutions, as well as growing environmental issues,” says Kuehne + Nagel Singapore and Malaysia director of airfreight, Martin Habisreitinger.
He adds; “With this investment, Kuehne + Nagel aims to play a key role in supporting the supply chain transformation of this industry.”