Orange UK extends, expands contracts with Kuehne + Nagel
Telecommunications company Orange UK has renewed its handset fulfillment and returns business contract with Swiss forwarding and logistics services provider Kuehne + Nagel, based at its Chipping Warden site in England.
At the same time, Orange transferred its network business to Kuehne + Nagel’s site based in Draycott-in-the-Clay. The network operation encompasses 149,000 square feet, with 30 full-time employees and involves support on new build/expansion, spares management and decommissioned equipment, together with transport management to forward store locations.
“We are committed to working in partnership with Kuehne + Nagel, to help them deliver continued reliable and cost effective supply chain services and the implementation of a continuous improvement culture,” said Mark Franklin, Orange’s supply chain director.
“We are delighted to be both renewing this contract and adding the Network Build business,” said Peter Ulber, chief executive, Kuehne + Nagel North West Europe. “With a lot of the major players in our customer portfolio already, telecommunications is a key industry for Kuehne + Nagel.”