Kuehne + Nagel Chooses Global Air Cargo Messaging Services

Freight forwarding and logistics group Taps provider Descartes to reduce costs, enable rapid access to information

Waterloo, Ontario — May 4, 2005 — Kuehne + Nagel, a freight forwarding and logistics group, said that it has chosen The Descartes Systems Group Inc. as its provider of global air cargo messaging services.

Kuehne + Nagel said Descartes' air cargo messaging services assists the company in optimizing cargo management processes by linking its air cargo transportation chain to the airlines.

Descartes supports us in better serving our customers by improving efficiencies and reducing costs with electronic communication of our house waybill documents to United States Customs & Border Security, enabling rapid access to status information from the airlines and providing the ability to proactively send status updates to customers, said Frank Vetter, director, Processes and Systems, at Kuehne + Nagel.