The professional transport management of a warehouse’s global  in-/outbound-flows is more important than ever today. A dynamic planning and intelligent bundling of various supplier shipments (Inbound) enable fast response times and significant savings. The customised management of all outbound activities is subject to various parameters like capacity utilisation, lead-times or continuous shipment visibility.

Kuehne + Nagel In-/Outbound-Logistics
Our global logistics network provides the optimal basis for an efficient and transparent management of all supplier shipments. Our qualified colleagues in over 100 countries have local knowhow and control the respective suppliers in terms of defined time slots and quantities. After a short-term storage Kuehne + Nagel distributes the goods via its own overland services (FTL, LTL, Groupage) or via renowned cooperation partners (parcel shipments).

Procurement Logistics

Shipment volumes of different suppliers is consolidated in an intelligent way and  then shipped to Switzerland or Europe – KN calculates the optimal consolidation point according to quantitative and qualitative parameters and then implements the mutually agreed solution by using local experts.


KN monitors the customer’s suppliers with regards to defined time slots and ordered quantities up to item-level, using an IT-based module called order-management-system. Additionally our local staff communicate directly with each supplier on a regular base and supports them in case of any issues.

Special services in distribution

Our customer-specific distribution concepts include special services for the consignee (e.g. installation on site, returns, etc.). Our team is constantly monitoring the market requirements and is open for providing additional services, which support our clients in increasing their customer retention.