Friday 21st Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Metro picks K+N for Hong Kong sea freight

Metro picks K+N for Hong Kong sea freightMetro Group Buying Hong Kong, part of the giant German retailer,  has awarded a three year contract to  Kuehne + Nagel to manage its ocean transport operations.

K+N will be responsible for the coordination and booking processes for the retailer’s seafreight shipments and the provision of value-added services, such as buyer’s consolidation services. The shipments originate from Xiamen, Fuzhou, Ningbo, Brazil, Egypt, Israel and Bangladesh.

“With Kuehne + Nagel’s sea transport management solutions, we are able to optimise our supply chain processes. A single point of entry for our local organisations ensures an enhanced control and management of our seafreight shipments and improves customer service,” said Marco van der Schans, executive manager logistics of Metro Group Buying Hong Kong.

Metro has about 2,200 stores in 32 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia.