KN acquires perishables player

IN Amsterdam (the Netherlands) Kuehne + Nagel has agreed to take over J. van de Put Fresh Cargo Handling, enhancing K+N’s perishable goods footprint.

“This acquisition follows our global expansion strategy in the field of perishables logistics,” Karl Gernandt, chairman of Kuehne + Nagel International, said. “It extends our global capabilities and complements the service offering of our national organisation. Our customers will benefit from temperature controlled door-to-door logistics solutions for perishable goods that require highly specialised handling know-how.”

Located at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, J. van de Put facilitates logistics and Customs processes for import and export shipments. The company offers services such as vacuum cooling, temperature controlled storage, customs clearing and inspections as well as delivery and distribution across Europe.

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