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Kühne + Nagel

Since 1890, when the business was founded in Bremen, Germany, by August Kuehne and Friedrich Nagel, Kuehne + Nagel has grown into one of the world’s leading logistics providers with more than 63,000 employees at 1,000 locations in over 100 countries. The company is involved in the business of sea and air freight, contract logistics, inland transport, and IT-supported lead logistics and supply chain management services. Kuehne + Nagel is a world leader in the global sea freight business and the third largest global air cargo forwarder. Kuehne + Nagel is among the top six providers in the European rail and road logistics sector. With more than 7,000,000 mC of warehouse facilities, the company is one of the top three contract logistics providers worldwide. Kuehne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG, the German organisation within the Kuehne + Nagel Group, with more than 10,000 employees is one of the largest in the world. 

Facts and figures:

  • Legal form: (AG & Co.) KG
  • Established: 1890
  • Employees: more than 10,000
  • Branches: 101
  • National head office: Hamburg
  • CEO: Hans-Georg Brinkmann