Kuehne+Nagel Assembles Emergency and Relief Kits at Dubai’s IHC
Kuehne+Nagel Dubai and International Humanitarian City (IHC) have signed a five year contract to run and manage IHC’s semi-automated kitting center based on a competitive process.
Kuehne+Nagel has been a member of IHC since 2008. Its strategic position in the region and close proximity to Jebel Ali Port and Al Maktoum Airport allows the response to any emergency requirement to be fast and efficient.
Securing innovative logistic infrastructure, facilities and services required to enable its members to achieve their objectives across the globe, this semi-automated kitting center has been set up at the beginning of July 2020.
Some of the supply kits such as Covid-19, malaria, school and recreation have been prepared and planned for upcoming months.
Roger Vogler, National Cluster Manager, Kuehne+Nagel United Arab Emirates and Oman said: “Kuehne+Nagel has been servicing emergency and relief organizations for over thirty years.
"Having been selected as the exclusive provider of the semi-automated kitting center at IHC, once again demonstrates the trust and our strong long-term partnership."
Giuseppe Saba, CEO, International Humanitarian City said: “We recognize the professionalism and experience of Kuehne+Nagel through this contract which represent a vote of confidence to one company which is into the logistics business from many years, including the humanitarian logistics.
"This partnership will enable a more cost effective and faster operations."