Hosted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, the first ever National Logistics Excellence Awards recognise the contributions of the private sector

Kuehne+Nagel won amidst 169 submissions across 12 categories from logistics companies in India

Kuehne+Nagel, the leading global logistics service provider, was named Best Freight Forwarder at India's first National Logistics Excellence Award, held in New Delhi by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

The awards are intended to spotlight the change-makers driving innovation and transformation in the logistics sector in the country. The Ministry of Commerce and Industries undertook a year-long process of identifying, categorizing, and selecting qualified applications from 169 entries in 12 award categories.

Mr. Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, presented the award while commending the logistics industry's efforts during the Covid-19 outbreak by developing resilient and efficient supply chains, overcoming the challenges of the pandemic and supporting trade growth as seen over the last two years. Kuehne+Nagel won the award amidst stiff competition from logistics companies in India.

Mr. Coen van der Maarel, Managing Director – India, Sri Lanka and Maldives at Kuehne+Nagel, comments: “We are very pleased to have won the accolade. Among the pandemic's vulnerabilities and challenges, the award is a huge recognition and encouragement for our team and a testament to all of our efforts to deliver consistent, reliable and timely services to our valued customers.”

Kuehne+Nagel provides integrated logistics solutions across sea logistics, air logistics, road logistics, and contract logistics from a team of highly experienced professionals.

About Kuehne+Nagel

With over 78,000 employees at almost 1,300 sites in over 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics providers. It operates in sea logistics, air logistics, road logistics and contract logistics, with a clear focus on integrated logistics solutions.

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