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Airbus selects Kuehne + Nagel, DHL as “Tier 1” partners

Airbus selects Kuehne + Nagel, DHL as “Tier 1” partners

Airbus selects Kuehne + Nagel, DHL as “Tier 1” partners

Airbus has contracted with Kuehne + Nagel to act as its lead logistics provider and DHL as lead transport provider, starting Sept. 1.

   Under terms of the six-year contract with Kuehne + Nagel, the Swiss logistics firm will exclusively manage and operate all of Airbus' regional logistics hubs located in France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, altogether comprising more than 150,000 square meters of warehousing space.

   The agreement with DHL will see the transportation company move materials from the supplier to the Airbus manufacturing plants. Shipments of Airbus aircraft sections by air (Beluga), sea and road are not part of the contract with DHL.

   “The optimization of our supply chain and logistics by defining one lead logistics provider and one lead transport provider is an essential step towards to increasing our efficiency and delivering on our Power8 targets,” said Fabrice Bregier, chief operating officer of Airbus. “This new way of working will greatly contribute to securing our global competitiveness.”

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