Kuehne + Nagel North Asia Pacific
Kuehne + Nagel continues to expand its services for Toys“R”Us in mainland China
Toys“R”Us, the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a four-year contract to manage its North China warehousing and distribution in Beijing, China.
The newly opened warehouse consolidates products from both local and overseas suppliers distributing to 45 stores in North China. Each year, almost half a million products will be handled by the North China distribution centre. Other services offered from the Beijing based distribution centre include inventory control, fulfilment, and management of returns. All activities from the company’s previous distribution centre in Tianjin were transferred into this new warehouse.
Kuehne + Nagel has worked with Toys“R”Us since 2015, previously managing distribution in East, West and South China. With this new contract in North China, Kuehne + Nagel will now manage the national distribution for all of Toys“R”Us 130 retail stores across China.
Roy Sammartino, Managing Director Toys“R”Us, China said: “Kuehne + Nagel has proven to be a reliable partner that is able to meet our growing requirements thanks to their expertise and personalised service. We look forward to this partnership continuing to support our growth ambitions in mainland China in the coming years.
”Pierre Li, Senior Vice-President Contract Logistics, North Asia Pacific said: “We are excited to expand our partnership with Toys“R”Us with this new distribution centre in North China. This contract underlines Kuehne + Nagel’s growing strength in contract logistics warehousing and distribution in mainland China.”
About Toys“R”Us, Inc.
Toys“R”Us, Inc. is the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, offering a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands. Merchandise is sold in 866 Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us® stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam, and in more than 750 international stores and more than 245 licensed stores in 37 countries and jurisdictions. Headquartered in Wayne, NJ, Toys“R”Us, Inc.employs approximately 66,000 employees worldwide. The company is committed to serving its communities as a caring and reputable neighbor through programs dedicated to keeping kids safe and helping them in times of need.In Asia, Toys“R”Us currently operates more than 400 stores in Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong SAR, Taiwan, Brunei and mainland China, as well as licensed stores in Macau, South Korea and the Philippines.
About Toys“R”Us, China
Toys“R”Us made its foray in the China market in 2006. Till the end of 2017 it has over 130 stores in 55 cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu and so on.What differentiates Toys“R”Us is the WOW experience it provides for its customers and shoppers. This WOW experience is a combination of the widest range of toys and juvenile products, exclusive products not available anywhere else in the market, unique store layouts, in-store ambience, product displays and demonstrations, activities and fun.