Value-driven Solutions

Kuehne + Nagel delivers strategic logistics solutions to the retail sector with services that  address the unique challenges of retailers and consumer products companies. Emerging global markets coupled with the development of sales channels such as e-commerce and m-commerce technology, have increase customer demand and flexibility with their purchasing choice.

Our Retail team understands your world, whether you’re moving apparel, appliances, or fashion accessories. We know that you need adaptable supply chain solutions that position you to capitalize on new revenue and market share growth opportunities, while increasing efficiencies, shortening delivery lead times, improving overall productivity and reducing costs.

We deliver outstanding quality, operational excellence, technology, thought-leadership and the retail know-how to help you get your precious cargo from source to shelf. Our team of experts have helped some of the world’s largest an most respected consumer goods companies move their diverse products around the world.

Key Services

  • Consolidation centres to reduce inventory
  • Break-bulk and crossdock facilities
  • Automated conveyor technologies
  • Store & call-off
  • Pick-to-zero or stand picking in ambient, chilled or frozen environments
  • Piece, inner box or box picking
  • RFID, voice-picking, pick-to-light and paper based driven solutions QA/QC Inspection
  • Price marking and barcode labelling
  • Security gagging and kimball tagging
  • Kitting
  • Product display unit (PDQ)
  • Pick and pack
  • Co-packing
  • Home deliveries
  • Reverse Logistics

Order Management Solution (OMS)

Kuehne + Nagel’s OMS controls procurement and supply chain processes, and can be used to capture data for ERP systems as well as a single platform for visibility, monitoring and reporting. Being able to see the product in the pipeline enables management be exception, and the ability to identify specific products, orders and shipments that may require adjustments.

Vendor Integration and Management

We work closely with vendors to ensure they clearly understand your business requirements, including vendor compliance, follow-up of web portal to facilitate improved P.O. management, administrative processes, communication standards and the flow of physical goods.

KN Login: Visibility and Interaction

KN Login is our web-based global information management system that lets you schedule and track shipments and generates reports whenever you need them. From beginning to end customer, it delivers real-time supply chain visibility, monitoring and control. This allows you to make better inventory, labour, and warehousing decisions, respond to changing customer needs quickly, and maximize impact.

Consolidation Services

We offer a full range of less-than-container (LCL) and full-container load services (FCL), and options to fill containers by SKU, by colour, by size, etc. Reduce your freight spend by combining multiple vendors’ products into one shipment and move it faster. In addition to single origin consolidations, multi-country cargo can also be amalgamated, enabling smaller orders from various origins to be combined in a designated hub.

Warehousing

The storage and call-off programme supports product storage off-shore and enables the management to call-off once goods are required at the destination. We have more than 75-million square feet of warehouse space in 65 countries, including Canadian locations in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal. Our extensive coverage ensures your products get to your customer quickly and reliably - anywhere in Canada or around the world.

Sustainability

More and more of your customers expect greener logistics solutions. Kuehne + Nagel leads the charge in our industry to go green and we are committed to offering environmentally sound, sustainable solutions that continually reduce our impact on the environment. Kuehne + Nagel’s operating processes are already focused on efficiency, which in turn delivers immediate environmental benefits. For example, pooling volumes can measurable deliver substantial reductions in fueled consumption and a company’s carbon footprint.