Kuehne + Nagel Sea Logistics
VinLog powered by Kuehne + Nagel opens dedicated warehouse for wine and spirits in Verona, Italy
- 27,000 sqm temperature controlled facility in the heart of northern Italian wine districts
- Digital platform for real time order and inventory visibility
- Tailored services to assist industry during Covid-19 recovery
Hamburg / DE, May 15, 2020 – Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new 27,000 sqm warehouse in Oppeano in the province of Verona, Italy, ideally located to serve the northern Italian ports of Trieste and Venice. Via Verona a time and cost efficient rail connection to the European market is available.
Horst Mueller, Global Head of VinLog, says: “Our newest facility supports the Italian wine industry with storage, co-packing, labelling and consolidation for road and sea freight export. The Verona warehouse acts as a direct link between producers and importers, significantly improving order and inventory management with expertise and innovative technology. We provide much needed storage capacity as the Italian wine industry recovers from the challenges of Covid-19.”
The fully customs-bonded facility for wine and spirits is temperature controlled and offers a range of value-added services. VinLog’s customised real-time order and inventory management system will enable all parties in the supply chain to monitor and optimise production and supply levels according to demand.
With the newly opened facility, VinLog is pursuing the goal of optimising service and reducing transport time to key markets such as North America and Asia. "VinLog’s commitment is to bring its expertise and infrastructure closer to the wine communities we serve. We currently explore further own sites in the global key countries of origin and import of wine and spirits," states Horst Mueller.
With over 83,000 employees at 1,400 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in Sea Logistics, Air Logistics, Road Logistics and Contract Logistics, with a clear focus on integrated logistics solutions.