Kuehne + Nagel to Manage Pratt & Whitney Distribution Center in Atlanta

Kuehne + Nagel to Manage Pratt & Whitney Distribution Center in Atlanta

Switzerland-based global transport and logistics company, Kuehne + Nagel AG recently announced a new multi-year contract with United Technologies Corp. subsidiary, Pratt & Whitney.

The new agreement will see Kuehne + Nagel manage a 300,000 square foot commercial and military distribution center for aftermarket spare parts in Atlanta, GA. The distribution center supplies aftermarket parts to Pratt & Whitney’s customers around the globe.

Under the management of Kuehne + Nagel, logistics efficiency and overall customer satisfaction will be improved and enhanced for parts delivery. Kuehne + Nagel team will leverage their KNPS lean management methodology to drive efficiencies pertaining to the responsibility for the receipt, warehousing, and inventory control of over 40,000 aircraft engine parts.

President of Kuehne + Nagel for the North America region, Bob Mihok said, “We are extremely honored that Pratt & Whitney selected us once more to manage their spare parts in the US and we’re committed to meeting their strategic goals, it’s also great to see that our team’s dedication to providing quality, value-driven solutions and excellent service to customers has been rewarded with this additional business.”

This s not the first business cooperation with Pratt & Whitney, Kuehne + Nagel has been operating a production logistics operation in West Palm Beach, Florida, to support its production plant since 2017. The new agreement for the Atlanta distribution center further bolsters their relationship.