Corning Incorporated has appointed Kuehne + Nagel to manage the distribution requirements for its Corning Life Sciences business in the Asia-Pacific market.
Under the agreement, Kuehne + Nagel is expected to handle the logistics for Corning’s customers out of a new distribution centre in Shanghai, located in the Yangshan Free Trade Port Area. Kuehne + Nagel services are planned to include the consolidation of intercontinental sea freight shipments from Corning Life Sciences` global locations, warehousing, pick and pack, and distribution of products for the Asia-Pacific market.
Doug Lohse, regional general manager, Corning Life Sciences Asia, said of the announcement, “We are excited to work with Kuehne + Nagel to establish this new distribution centre as it confirms our commitment to customers in Asia and to the future of the life sciences market here,” adding, “This new investment increases our ability to efficiently bring cutting-edge products and solutions to the region. As a global leader of solutions for life science researchers, Corning’s technology plays a key role in enabling our customers to make and deliver breakthrough discoveries.”
Source: Kuehne + Nagel