Monday 24th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Kuehne and Nagel chemical win

Sun Chemical Europe has awarded a five-year contract to Kuehne and Nagel.

Under the terms of the deal the company will integrate and manage the transport network for Sun and will manage its flow and carrier movement for more than 50 Sun sites and shipping points around the world. will also integrate Sun’s 150 sub-contracted carriers across Europe into its Luxembourg-based transport and workflow management system.

l Celestica, a provider of electronics manufacturing services, has awarded a two-year contract to Kuehne and Nagel. Kuehne and Nagel’s Lead Logistics Solutions unit will provide transport management services including contract administration, global performance management, in-transit visibility, and will also evaluate Celestica’s existing operations.

Smiths News has merged its Plymouth distribution operations on a new site. The newspaper distribution business was split away from WH Smith last year.

The company said the move to the 30,000 sq ft site was part of a plan to improve its network of buildings and warehouses.

House manager Jim Sinden said: “It will also allow us to bring magazine returns scanning under the same roof as previously we worked from three separate sites.”

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