Kuehne + Nagel and On Running mark ground-breaking for new Luxembourg hub

Enlarged Geel distribution centre located in strong pharma cluster in Belgium.

Kuehne + Nagel’s new Luxembourg contract logistics centre is set to become the European distribution hub for Swiss performance running shoes manufacturer On Running. The new contract logistics centre, due to open in the second half of 2020, will serve On as its advanced European distribution centre for both off- and online channels and will play an important role in the international expansion of the Swiss company specialized in performance running shoes.

“In view of the increasing demand for pan-European e-fulfillment services for dynamically growing companies like On, Kuehne + Nagel is positioning itself as an integrated logistics provider in Europe.” says Tobias Jerschke, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel BeLux.

The new facility is located in Luxembourg, within close proximity to highways and airports which enables fast access to all European destinations. With 20 loading bays, the total warehouse capacity built will be 20,000 sq m and is extendable up to 30,000 sq m. A three-level storage and handling area will support the picking, packing and high-speed sorting of the shoes.

Once completed, Kuehne + Nagel will leverage the new hub to offer even more customers its end-to-end services, especially in the area of e-commerce. The main focus lies on consumer and industrial goods as well as spare parts.

Source: Kuehne + Nagel

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