Black & Decker Awarded Kuehne + Nagel Thailand with New Contract
In the scope of the new agreement, Kuehne + Nagel is responsible for the receipt of inbound shipments, warehousing and national distribution. In addition, a wide range of value-added services, including spares part management, are provided.
To meet the sophisticated logistics requirements of Black & Decker, and in line with its expansion plan, Kuehne + Nagel has taken a new warehousing facility in Bangkok into operation.
“Kuehne + Nagel has the flexibility and resources necessary for accommodating our complex logistics requirements. Black & Decker has gained a valuable partner in enhancing its supply chain and competitive edge in the highly dynamic marketplace in Thailand,” commented Suebpong Panpruet, Vice President Sales Asia of Black & Decker (Thailand) Ltd.
The new shared facility, with an available warehousing space of 4,200 sqm, is conveniently located in close proximity to Bangkok’s seaport and international airport, featuring high-speed linkage with Laem Chabang, Thailand’s largest port located on the country’s eastern seaboard.
“We are delighted to be recognised as the preferred logistics provider for Black & Decker. The new site marks a further step in the expansion of our logistics network in Thailand, enhancing our ability to provide efficient logistics services from a single source,” said Jens Drewes, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Ltd.
Kuehne + Nagel has been operating in the Thai market since 1966. With more than 200 employees at four locations, the company has a strong market position and ranks among the leading logistics providers in Thailand.