Kuehne + Nagel manages warehousing operations for Bonfiglioli in India

Delhi / India, November 24, 2011 – Bonfiglioli Pvt. Ltd has selected Kuehne + Nagel to manage the warehousing operations for its new assembly plant in Chennai, India. The Bonfiglioli Group, based in Bologna, Italy, is a world leader in the supply of power transmission and control systems.

At the 10,000-sqm premises, Kuehne + Nagel provides its customer comprehensive logistics offerings such as inbound materials receipt, put away services, order processing and line replenishing. The logistics portfolio also includes re-packing, picking & packing, inbound transportation, finished goods loading, materials cleaning and preservation as well as documentation.

The facility is equipped with Kuehne + Nagel’s state-of-the-art information and warehouse management systems guaranteeing efficient management of 6,000 stock-keeping units (SKUs) and 1,200 pallets for Bonfiglioli. Kuehne + Nagel provides a team of dedicated staff handling the business for the customer.

“Having the new plant’s operations managed by Kuehne + Nagel has enabled us to improve our day-to-day logistics performance and to further enhance our service for our customers,” said Andrea Genuine, General Manager of Bonfiglioli Transmission Pvt. Ltd.

“We are very pleased to be a partner of Bonfiglioli in India,” said Volkmar Mueller, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Pvt. Ltd. “With our worldwide network and logistics expertise, local know-how and advanced information systems, we are well positioned to provide first-class services in this important market.”

About Kuehne + Nagel

With more than 61,500 employees at 900 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based lead logistics solutions.