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Jersey City, NJ, United States, 2014/01/31 - Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics providers and Commodity Forwarders Inc., a premier perishables forwarder based in Los Angeles, CA, announced the signing of an Agency Agreement between the two organizations - Kuehne-Nagel.com.
The Agreement will allow the companies to jointly develop and offer state-of-the-art transportation solutions to the perishables marketplace.
The two companies have committed to work collaboratively, leveraging their respective market-leading capabilities, perishables expertise and advanced information systems, to deliver custom-tailored logistics solutions to and from the United States via all modes of transport. Currently both organizations serve all facets of the perishables industry including: fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, meat and poultry.
Greg Martin, Senior Vice President of Air Logistics for Kuehne + Nagel North America stated,"Aligning with Commodity Forwarders will allow us to further to stay in front of our customers’ needs and exceed their expectations, especially global perishables customers requiring services on the U.S. West Coast.”
Alfred Kuehlewind, CEO of Commodity Forwarders Inc. said,“By partnering with Kuehne + Nagel, our relationship will provide a stronger, more competitive logistics offering to the marketplace.”
About Commodity Forwarders, Inc.
Commodity Forwarders specializes in the transportation & distribution of perishable products since 1974. CFI’s 13 offices, shipping from 10 regions via truck, rail, air and ocean, puts them in a particularly strong position to handle perishable products not just into and within, but also exiting the USA.
About Kuehne + Nagel
With over 63,000 employees at more than 1000 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group (kuehne-nagel.com) is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions.