12
January
2004
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03:19
Europe/Amsterdam

Kuehne + Nagel and SerCom Solutions Limited partnership to provide integrated postponement solutions

Kuehne & Nagel and SerCom Solutions Limited, have entered into a strategic partnership to combine their respective capabilities in global logistics and supply chain management solutions.

Kuehne + Nagel Group

The joint service offering combines Kuehne & Nagel’s global logistics capabilities and extensive skills in kitting and assembly operations with SerCom Solutions supply chain management expertise in procurement and production planning. The offering will be primarily targeted at leading manufacturers intending to outsource their postponement activities such as final assembly or kitting. By cooperating together, the companies will be able to offer turnkey solutions that extend beyond the physical activities into parts procurement, supplier selection, VMI, flexible production management and customised delivery solutions.

Dirk Reich, Executive Vice President Contract Logistics, Kuehne & Nagel International AG, says the partnership will enhance services for customers.

“The partnership with SerCom Solutions will help us to accelerate growth in the area of assembly and product completion services. SerCom’s strong expertise in procurement and production planning ideally complements Kuehne & Nagel’s capabilities.”

Kevin Henry, CEO of SerCom Solutions, also welcomes the agreement, “Kuehne & Nagel provides us with a unique and global logistics platform for our customers. Together we can offer a best-of-breed approach, which clearly differentiates us from other players in manufacturing and logistics.”