07
December
2009
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06:50
Europe/Amsterdam

Kuehne + Nagel provides lead logistics solutions for KEC International in India

KEC International Limited, a global leader in the power transmission project management business and an RPG Group company, has selected Kuehne + Nagel India as its partner for the provision of lead logistics solutions in Jaipur, Mumbai, Jabalpur and Nagpur.

The new three-year contract was signed based on Kuehne + Nagel’s proven track record in offering lead logistics solutions for Saregama India Ltd., the entertainment unit of RPG Group, one of India’s largest industrial conglomerates with more than 20 companies spanning eight business sectors.

In order to support KEC International Limited in focusing on its core competence in the design, manufacture, supply and construction of turnkey projects for power transmission lines and in the execution of railway electrification projects, Kuehne + Nagel will provide a comprehen­sive scope of services. These include: order management, inbound and outbound transport planning and execution, lead service provider pro­curement, freight bill audit services, network analysis, freight management and documentation. In addition, KEC will benefit from streamlined processes and the applica­tion of KN Login, Kuehne + Nagel’s award-winning Web-based visibility, monitoring and reporting tool.

“Kuehne + Nagel has proven itself to be our preferred partner. With its lead logistics experience, we hope to further enhance our service while continuing to grow and prosper in this promising market,” commented Anant Goenka, Executive Director of KEC International Limited.

“The award is proof of our services in the field of supply chain manage­ment solutions”, said Volkmar Mueller, National Manager of Kuehne + Nagel Pvt. Ltd. “Kuehne + Nagel’s flexible lead logistics services coupled with the dedication of a team of specialists at our lead logistics centre in India allow for the efficient implementation of solutions compatible with our customer’s business requirements. “