AkzoNobel extends cooperation with Kuehne + Nagel Austria

The products will be stored, handled and mixed in a warehouse complex in Salzburg-Bergheim

AkzoNobel extends cooperation with Kuehne + Nagel Austria

AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coating company, has extended its logistics contract with Kuehne + Nagel in Salzburg-Bergheim for a further period of two years.

Kuehne + Nagel has been managing the warehouse logistics of paints and coatings for AkzoNobel since 2007. The products are stored and cross-docked in an area of more than 6.000 sq. m., including a specially designed dangerous goods space complying with all relevant hazardous material regulations.

Additionally, Kuehne + Nagel is in charge of the colour handling process, to mix and pick-and-pack colours according to the customer’s requirements. In this service section, hundreds of colour mixing orders are managed every month.

“Kuehne + Nagel has proven to be a reliable partner that is able to meet our challenging requirements thanks to its expertise. We are confident that our collaboration will support our growth ambitions over the next years“ comments Stefan Kapeller, Logistics Manager AkzoNobel Austria.

Vincent Malhaire, Head of Contract Logistics Kuehne + Nagel Austria states: “We are pleased to prolong this successful partnership with AkzoNobel. Our focus is to deliver day-to-day efficiency benefits and quality. Additionally, our strength lies in the understanding of our customers’ needs which is reflected in the value-added services we can offer.”

As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, Akzo Nobel supplies essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the company has approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while the portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka.

www.akzonobel.com; www.kuehne-nagel.com