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Kuehne + Nagel Launching New Operations

Jul 13, 2018 03:01PM ● By Kathleen Maris
Kuehne + Nagel, Inc., a global transport and logistics company, is launching operations in Charleston County. With this new facility, the company will be creating 180 jobs over the next three years.

Established in 1890, Kuehne + Nagel has grown into one of the world's leading logistics providers. With more than 1,300 offices and 70,000 employees, the firm provides logistics solutions to a variety of key industry sectors, including automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, and retail.

Located on the Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC (MBV) site off of Palmetto Commerce Parkway, Kuehne + Nagel's new facility will be providing production logistics services to support MBV's expanding manufacturing operations. Comprehensive services will include goods receiving, inventory management, just-in-time picking, and sequencing for delivery.

"We are delighted to expand our 15-year global relationship with the Daimler Group by working with Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC, one of the group companies," said Bob Mihok, president and CEO. "Our supply chain services in the new Charleston, S.C. Sprinter van plant will improve assembly line productivity and enhance vehicle production. We look forward to adding value to our customers' supply chain for many years to come."