Omron Healthcare selects Kuehne + Nagel to manage integrated

Kuehne + Nagel Logistics, Inc.
Omron Healthcare selects Kuehne + Nagel to manage
integrated North American distribution
NAUGATUCK, Conn. – June 7, 2004 – Omron Healthcare Inc., a
leading world brand in the personal home diagnostic industry, has
selected Kuehne + Nagel to implement an integrated North American
supply chain solution, including management of inbound
international freight forwarding, warehousing and domestic
Vernon Hills, Ill.-based Omron Healthcare, a subsidiary of Omron Corp.,
Kyoto, Japan, chose Kuehne + Nagel for its ability to provide a broad
warehouse network and transportation management to service its
growing U.S. retail base.
Kuehne + Nagel
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Kuehne + Nagel will manage all aspects of the import transportation, U.S.
customs brokerage, and container delivery to its multi-client distribution
center in Alsip, Ill. All products will arrive for storage at the Kuehne +
Nagel DC in seafreight containers, are then stored and distributed to
retailers via truckload, less-than-truckload and parcel shipments.
In North America, Kuehne + Nagel provides an in-place network of more
than 60 multi-client distribution centers with 14 million square feet of
space for companies with a need for a high-performance, yet flexible
distribution infrastructure. Its objective, non-asset-based approach to
transportation management focuses on continuous improvement of
carrier usage to reduce cycle time and cost, and carrier negotiation, audit,
processing and payment across all modes.
In Contract Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel has comprehensive experience
designing specialized solutions that help some of the world’s best-known
pharmaceutical and healthcare companies meet their industry challenges.
About Kuehne + Nagel
With 20,000 employees at 600 locations in 96 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel
Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market
position lies in the ocean-, airfreight and contract logistics businesses, with a
clear focus on providing IT-based Supply Chain Management Services.
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