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Kuehne + Nagel Launches New Digital Platform – KN SwiftLOG

Kuehne + Nagel Launches New Digital Platform – KN SwiftLOG
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Warehousing and Distribution are currently undergoing a digital transformation and Kuehne + Nagel are embracing new technology with the launch of their global warehouse management system (WMS) KN SwiftLOG. Powered by the market-leader JDA Warehouse Management this new platform is scalable coupled with a global reach.

Gianfranco Sgro is responsible for Contract Logistics within Kuehne + Nagel International AG and is also a member of the Managing Board for the company, had this to say, ”Consumer and business requirements are rapidly changing. Anticipating these trends we constantly adapt the physical and logical organization of our fulfilment centers and enhance our management warehouse systems. New key variables are processed digitalization, change in order profile, opportunistic inventory allocation and speed. Our customers will benefit from a state-of-the-art platform in the market, which is currently the most important single investment in contract logistics at Kuehne + Nagel.”

Kuehne + Nagel are recognized as leaders in advanced technology and KN Swiftlog represents a new era in the logistics sector. With the partnership with JDA Warehouse Management, they have created a unique digital solution with a best-in-class platform for omnichannel fulfilment.

The new platform will be installed in over 400 fulfilment centers throughout the world and will become the global standard of Kuehne + Nagel.

JDA Warehouse Management CEO, Girish Rishi said, “We are pleased to power KN SwiftLOG with our best-in-class JDA Warehouse Management solution, which is facilitating digital transformation for some of the most complex supply chain environments around the world,”

Mr. Rishi further added, “JDA has a long track record of delivering WMS solutions for some of the most complex and variable warehouse operations, including third-party logistics, food and beverage, consumer products, retail, and life sciences industries.”

China was the first successful implementation of the new platform with a major fashion brand benefiting from the omnichannel distribution center.

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