New build-to-suit facility in Johannesburg
Kuehne + Nagel South Africa signed the contract for a 12.000 sqm build-to-suit facility in Johannesburg. The new Skycenter will cater for the increased space required for airfreight operations as well as advanced warehousing for Kuehne + Nagel's growing customer base.
The new state of the art facility will be equipped with cold rooms, bonded areas, secure areas, high bay racking and the office for the national airfreight management. Marcus Balzereit, Managing Director Kuehne + Nagel Southern Africa: “With these features in an excellent location close to the Tambo Airport and inside the JT Ross Plumbago Logistics Park, the facility is an important milestone to support our growth in automotive, perishables and retail logistics. It is also an integer part of Kuehne + Nagel's KN PharmaChain network providing a GxP compliant Pharma Competency Center servicing Sub Sahara Africa."
Kuehne + Nagel with its 11 offices is one of the leading international freight forwarders in South Africa with 64 years of history and is a Level 2 BBBEE contributor with 30% Black Woman Ownership.