AkzoNobel extends contract with Kuehne + Nagel to 2018

AkzoNobel, a paints and coatings manufacturer, has extended its contract with Kuehne + Nagel in Spain for a further three years.

The scope of the cooperation sees Kuehne + Nagel continue to manage warehousing operations for the full range of AkzoNobel’s decorative paints. In addition, the logistics provider will now also handle AkzoNobel Marine Coatings and AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes.

Since 2009, Kuehne + Nagel has provided contract logistics and paint mixing services in a 16,000 sq m warehouse located in the Zaragoza (PlaZA) logistics area in the northern Spanish Aragon region. It manages AkzoNobel’s product orders with a team of 40 specialists, in an environment specially designed to comply with all relevant hazardous material regulations.

“Kuehne + Nagel has proven to be a reliable partner that is able to meet our requirements thanks to its expertise in the chemicals industry. We are very pleased to continue the relationship in Spain and we look forward to working together in the years to come,” said Joep Mooren, EMEA Logistics Director, AkzoNobel.

Alvaro Nebreda, National Director Contract Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel Spain add, “Our focus is to deliver day-to-day efficiency benefits for AkzoNobel through innovative information systems, multi-disciplinary project management and dedicated resources. We are looking forward to extending this successful partnership.”