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We shape the world of supply chain management and logistics with a strong determination to connect people and goods through innovative and sustainable logistics solutions. Every day, we go above and beyond to meet the needs of our customers. By anticipating challenges and applying our visionary mindset, we advance global trade and bring communities together.

Our story

In 1890, August Kuehne and Friedrich Nagel founded a freight forwarding company in Bremen, Germany. Over the last 130 years, Kuehne+Nagel has evolved from a traditional shipping and freight forwarder to a global logistics partner that offers highly specialised solutions for major industries worldwide.

​​​​​Today, Kuehne+Nagel is headquartered in Switzerland, with a presence all over the world. We focus our business on the most essential element: the needs of our customers.

Established in India since 1997, Kuehne+Nagel has grown into one of India's leading supply chain and logistics providers. Our strong market position lies in the sea freight, air freight, contract logistics and road logistics businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

Whether you ship in India or across the world, we keep your goods moving. We are the world leaders in offering global supply chain and logistics services with local touchpoints to customise and provide you the best solutions.

We believe in building successful partnerships.

Every supply chain is unique. Our specialists work with you to design tailor-made strategies specific to your industry, products and your customers. We help you navigate the complexities of sea, air and road logistics so you can seamlessly move your cargo efficiently.

​​​Transforming the future with our digital supply chain solutions.

Change is inevitable and we are driving the transformation from traditional to digital logistics. Our myKN platform offers you an integrated experience which makes your planning easy. You can also quote, book, and track - all in one place.​​​​


customers trust us to manage their logistics.


offices worldwide, so that we are close to our customers.


countries, connected by our network.

Over 81,000

logistics and supply chain professionals who give their best everyday.

No. 1

sea freight and air freight forwarder worldwide. 
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A common purpose: Delivering progress to society

We believe in contributing to the world around us and thus being a part of something greater. As a logistics partner, we see ourselves as part of the big picture, bringing people and communities all over the world closer together. That is why we dedicate our time to ensuring that people all over the world have access to what powers their businesses and lives, from technical components, medication and perishables to urgent spare parts for an aircraft.

We strive to have a positive impact on the world around us by working towards sustainable logistics. We are transitioning to a zero carbon business model and are driving a zero carbon future for our customers.

We seek to make a difference today, for the people of tomorrow. Since 1890, we’ve been committed to delivering progress to society. And as the world around us changes, that commitment stays the same.

Our strategic approach: Customers first.

We contribute to the business success of each of our customers, be it by setting up an efficient supply chain for a high-tech SME (small to medium-sized enterprise) in Hong Kong, enabling full visibility and control of shipments through our intuitive platforms, or ensuring the timely arrival of a flower shipment to its recipient in Glasgow.

In order to develop new and tailored solutions, we collaborate closely with industries and companies and use the latest technology. This closeness to our customers allows us to develop flexible solutions, offering peace of mind to all parties involved. Our end-to-end logistics supply chain solution for the pharma and healthcare industry, for instance, has proven successful in meeting the specific demands of this highly regulated industry. 

We are the partner that empowers your bold promises, by designing solutions that address ever-changing consumer demands.

Kuehne+Nagel is proud to be recognised as a leader in global logistics and rated most visionary in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Providers. This recognition validates our approach to challenging the status quo and developing innovative solutions for our customers.

Our source of inspiration: Our colleagues.

Change is created by those who see the future as clearly as the present, who anticipate the challenges of tomorrow today, who are unwilling to accept routine when reinvention is required. These are the people who work at Kuehne+Nagel. Resourceful, diligent, thorough. Our work ethic is built on ceaseless hard work and dedication to our craft, as well as a commitment to the promises we make. It is due to this diligence that we can have more than 400,000 happy customers.  Empathy and credibility inform the choices we make every day. 

Together, we build a company culture that puts humans at the heart of everything we do – a company that is as great to work for, as it is to work with.