Kuehne + Nagel, a leading global freight forwarder and logistics provider, have launched a new global warehouse management system KN SwiftLOG.
The software has recently seen its first successful implementation in China at a distribution centre for a major fashion brand.
The new digital platform is globally scalable, powered by JDA Warehouse Management, and looks to be an all-encompassing platform for omni-channel fulfilment, offering specific industry vertical templates.
Chief Executive Officer of JDA, Girish Rishi said: “We are pleased to power KN SwiftLOG with our best-in-class JDA Warehouse Management solution, which is facilitating digital transformation for some of the most complex supply chain environments around the world.
“JDA has a long track record of delivering WMS solutions for some of the most complex and variable warehouse operations, including third-party logistics, food and beverage, consumer products, retail, and life sciences industries.”
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Gianfranco Sgro, member of the Managing Board of Kuehne + Nagel International AG responsible for Contract Logistics, said: “Consumer and business requirements are rapidly changing.
“Anticipating these trends we constantly adapt the physical and logical organisation of our fulfilment centres and enhance our management warehouse systems.
“New key variables are process digitalisation, change in order profile, opportunistic inventory allocation and speed.
“Our customers will benefit from a state-of-the-art platform in the market, which is currently the most important single investment in contract logistics at Kuehne + Nagel.”
Kuehne + Nagel are aiming to upgrade more than 400 fulfilment centres across the globe with KN SwiftLOG.