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Sporting achievement: Kuehne + Nagel takes over the logistics for Team Germany

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  • Key partner for the Olympic Team Germany and Team Germany Paralympics in Beijing and Paris
  • Transport of sports equipment and equipment for the 400 athletes as well as the infrastructure on site

SCHINDELLEGI : Kuehne + Nagel is the new key partner for the Olympic Team Germany and Team Germany Paralympics. The partnership includes the Winter Games in Beijing in February 2022 and the Summer Games in Paris in 2024.

For Team Germany, Kuehne + Nagel will take over all transport and logistics services from Germany to China and back in Beijing in 2022 – including transporting the sports equipment and equipment for the 400 athletes and setting up the infrastructure on site. With its many years of expertise and specialists in Germany and China, the company can react flexibly to rapidly changing logistics requirements.

The two partners set a new standard for the logistics of sports and major events in order to minimize the CO2 emissions of the transports. The Kuehne + Nagel expo and events team is in charge of the project and is already relying on environmentally friendly and sustainable supply chain solutions for such major international events.

Dr. Alexander Steinforth, Managing Director of Deutsche Sport Marketing, says: “We are delighted to have won Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s largest logistics companies, as a long-term partner for Team Germany and Team Germany Paralympics. Regardless of the respective venue – punctual and reliable logistics are the core of successful games. In the future, Team Germany will also be able to benefit from Kuehne + Nagel’s extensive expertise in the sports field. Together we want to rethink the topic of ‘logistics in sport’. “

Jörn Schneemann, Global Head Expo & Event Logistics at Kuehne + Nagel, adds: “We are very pleased to be able to provide logistical support for the German Olympians and Paralympians in Beijing and Paris. The Kuehne + Nagel expo and event team will ensure that devices, equipment and infrastructure will be punctually and reliably at the venues. “

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