Kuehne and Nagel and Corning Cable Systems strengthen collaboration in Australia
28 June 2012
Kuehne + Nagel Australia has signed a five-year contract with Corning Cable Systems Australia, one of the leading providers of fibre optic and copper product solutions for customers' telecommunications network. The agreement represents a strengthened relationship between the two companies in Australia.
Kuehne + Nagel will be responsible for the end-to-end management of
Corning Cable Systems' 18,000 sqm facility in Melbourne, comprising 12,000
sqm indoor and 6,000 sqm outdoor warehouses. Comprehensive services
offered at the dedicated facility will encompass inbound receipt, quality
inspection, storage, deliveries to manufacturing plants, inventory
management, consolidations, through to distribution, transport management
and reverse logistics as well as value added services, such as kitting and
Additionally, Kuehne + Nagel will manage inbound freight forwarding
responsibilities for Corning Cable Systems Australia.
"Proven capabilities in logistics management, customer-oriented operating
philosophy and advanced information systems are some of the decisive
factors in our selection of Kuehne + Nagel as our logistics provider in
Australia," commented Rainer Dittrich, Managing Director, Corning Cable
"With a solid Australian network and a strong workforce, we look forward
to supporting Corning Cable Systems and demonstrating the benefits of
streamlined activities and improved operational efficiencies," said Jens
Pohlmann, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Pty. Ltd.