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Salzburg, Austria, 2016/07/26 - AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coating company, has extended its logistics contract with Kuehne + Nagel in Salzburg-Bergheim for a further period of two years - AkzoNobel.com / Kuehne-Nagel.com.
Kuehne + Nagel has been managing the warehouse logistics of paints and coatings for AkzoNobel since 2007. The products are stored and cross-docked in an area of more than
6.000 m2, including a specially designed dangerous goods space complying with all relevant hazardous material regulations.
Additionally, Kuehne + Nagel is in charge of the colour handling process, to mix and pick-and-pack colours according to the customer’s requirements. In this service section, hundreds of colour mixing orders are managed every month.
“Kuehne + Nagel has proven to be a reliable partner that is able to meet our challenging requirements thanks to its expertise. We are confident that our collaboration will support our growth ambitions over the next years“ comments Stefan Kapeller, Logistics Manager AkzoNobel Austria.
Vincent Malhaire, Head of Contract Logistics Kuehne + Nagel Austria states: “We are pleased to prolong this successful partnership with AkzoNobel. Our focus is to deliver day-to-day efficiency benefits and quality. Additionally, our strength lies in the understanding of our customers’ needs which is reflected in the value-added services we
AkzoNobel (akzonobel.com) creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
About Kuehne + Nagel
With approximately 68,000 employees at more than 1,200 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.