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Kuehne + Nagel merges south and north regions in Asia Pacific

January 20, 2020: The global logistics provider, Kuehne + Nagel, announced the merging of its south (based in Shanghai) and north (based in Singapore) region of Asia Pacific to a single region in order to concentrate strengths and target a stronger role in logistics all over Asia.

Kuehne   Nagel's new Asia Pacific headquarters is based in Singapore.
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Kuehne Nagel's new Asia Pacific headquarters is based in Singapore.

January 20, 2020: The global logistics provider, Kuehne + Nagel, announced the merging of its south (based in Shanghai) and north (based in Singapore) region of Asia Pacific to a single region in order to concentrate strengths and target a stronger role in logistics all over Asia.

Combining regions in Europe

Earlier, the company has combined the former three European regions into one Europe and has integrated three major acquisitions in the North America region. The company also announced that the focus for the years to come is on the Asia Pacific.

New headquarters at Singapore

“With immediate effect, the new Asia Pacific region with about 10,000 professionals will be headquartered in Singapore. The two current regional managers Jens Drewes and Siew Loong Wong will jointly lead the ambitious development of Kuehne + Nagel in the Asia Pacific,” says the release.

Dr. Joerg Wolle, chairman of the board of directors, Kuehne + Nagel International AG: “Kuehne + Nagel has shown great success all over the Asia Pacific in the recent years and built up an already strong position in this remarkable region of the world. We strongly believe that the Asia Pacific will be the driver of the global economic development in the years to come. The joint leadership of the region by two proven executives will prepare the ground for a new dimension of organic and inorganic growth of our networks to even better serve our customers.”

Kuehne + Nagel

With over 82,000 employees at more than 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the leading logistics companies. Its market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a focus on high value-added segments such as IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

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