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2014 Media Kit

Airbus defense and space selects Kuehne + Nagel as exclusive contract logistics provider in Poland

By: | at 11:57 AM | Transport Intermediaries  

The new four-year contract strengthens Kuehne + Nagel’s global partnership with the Airbus Group and marks a further strategic step into the Polish aerospace and aviation logistics market.

In the scope of the contract Kuehne + Nagel manages a warehouse, storing components and spare parts for manufacturing aircrafts. The services provided at the Warsaw site include picking & packing, quality inspections, management of inbound flows from suppliers, order preparation and delivery of parts to the Airbus’ manufacturing. In order to monitor the entire logistics processes during the production Kuehne + Nagel utilises its IT System “MyLogSupply”. In addition, value-added services are provided and include cutting to size and handling of parts for aircrafts like the training turboprop ORLIK.

Felipe Steinmetz Comunion, Head of Military Aircraft, Airbus Defence and Space Poland, said: “The contract with Kuehne + Nagel is a milestone in improving the productivity and competitiveness of Airbus Defence and Space in Poland. Our cooperation will help us to maintain the sustainable growth of our company.”

“We highly appreciate the trust Airbus Defence and Space has put into Kuehne + Nagel. The new outsourcing project confirms our strategic focus and capability to provide highly specialised solutions for the aviation industry. It additionally fosters the global partnership with Airbus”, said Tobias Jerschke, National Manager of Kuehne + Nagel in Poland.