Kuehne + Nagel: State-of-the-art logistics center for Beiersdorf

Beiersdorf renews its cooperation agreement with Kühne + Nagel until at least 2024, securing 250 jobs in Hamburg

Kuehne + Nagel: State-of-the-art logistics center for Beiersdorf

Kuehne + Nagel will be organising the supply of national and international customers for Beiersdorf from Hamburg until at least 2024. The site also serves as finished goods warehouse for the largest Beiersdorf plant in Hamburg. Beiersdorf AG is a leading supplier of innovative skin care products.

With the use of automated guided vehicles and collaborative warehouse robots, so-called Cobots, investments in new picking and storage technology as well as the expansion of the fully automated high-bay warehouse, Kuehne + Nagel has expanded the existing location into a state-of-the-art logistics center.

Harald Emberger, Managing Director of Beiersdorf’s Corporate Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, comments on the continuation of the partnership that has been in place since 2008: “We are further expanding our integrated supply chain and are committed to the Hamburg location in this regard. We therefore count on stability and continuity. This is a signal for the city and for the employees of both companies.”

Dr. Hansjörg Rodi, Chairman of the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel Germany: “We are pleased to be able to continue our long-standing cooperation with Beiersdorf AG. Consumer goods are an important business area for Kuehne + Nagel. In a rapidly changing market, we rely on the application of new technologies to give our customers sustainable competitive advantages. The expanded facility in Hamburg will create a high-performance logistics center that meets the demanding process requirements. It is particularly pleasing that we can thus secure around 250 long-term jobs in Hamburg.”

For Hamburg’s Senator for Economic Affairs Frank Horch, the decision is a clear signal for the city: “I am pleased about the clear commitment of both companies to Hamburg as a logistics location. From the point of view of the economic authority, it is important for large companies to locate all areas of the operational value added chain in Hamburg.”