Our inbound logistics services cover all activities required to bring goods from a sourcing location to a warehouse, a value-added storage facility, or production plant. This service includes all the necessary management of these goods once they have arrived on-site.

Our comprehensive service includes:

Supplier Management

We manage supplier inbound shipment activities on behalf of our customers. Supplier management services may be combined with other inbound logistics services to provide vendor-managed inventory services.

Order Management

We provide order-release management services to customers who require inbound shipment of goods to be controlled based on actual consumption of products or production schedules.  Our order-release management services include call-off services, demand management and replenishment services and other similar services in which timed shipments of goods are required.

Vendor-Managed Inventory Services

Kuehne + Nagel’s vendor-managed inventory services encourage efficient practices that result in lower inventory levels, less obsolescence, increased efficiency, flexibility, and predictability for vendors and end-customers.

Transportation and Transport Management

Kuehne + Nagel’s inbound transport management services include the arrangement of shipping, air or land-based transport to move customers’ goods from remote destinations to local warehouses or operating facilities. Kuehne + Nagel’s inbound transport services include most forwarding and “in-country” freight movements.

Customs Clearance

With our many years of experience in cross-border trade, Kuehne + Nagel can provide you with all required services to move your goods across international borders. These services include customs document preparation and delivery, management of the actual clearance process, import document preparation, etc.


We provide a wide range of warehousing services for various industries worldwide - either in a multi-user or customer dedicated environment. Our information systems are based on a worldwide standard that, together with our Information Broker integration application, facilitate the seamless transfer of information. Our warehouse and inventory management services ensure that all material entrusted to Kuehne + Nagel’s care is stored and managed in a safe, compliant, and professional manner.

Kuehne + Nagel Production System (KNPS)

KNPS is based on principles that include a focus on waste elimination in all aspects of the service delivery process, worker empowerment, management through visual controls, and a dedication to total quality control.

Kuehne + Nagel has added to these foundation principles the additional principles of consistency in global operations, uniform measurement across all operations, and respect for the environment to ensure that our customers always receive a uniformly high level of service.

Visibility, Monitoring & Reporting

Kuehne + Nagel’s web-based KN Login information management system gives you full visibility of your inventory, whether in transit or in storage, enabling you to monitor and control exactly where your goods or orders are at any particular time. 

Customer Service Management

Customer services management includes all on-site help desk services, customer care centre operations, and field service support activities.

For more information please contact us.