Kuehne + Nagel has been awarded an exclusive logistics contract by Las Vegas Sands Corporation to manage the warehousing, delivery-to-site and installation activities of the hotel rooms and suites for the Marina Bay Sands® Integrated
Resort in Singapore, currently one of the world’s largest hotel projects.
Marina Bay Sands® features three 55-story cascading hotel towers with
over 2,500 rooms and suites, topped by the extraordinary Sands SkyPark®
bridging across the towers. The resort includes a museum, retail stores,
restaurants, the 1.3 million square feet Sands Expo and Convention
Center that can host over 45,000 delegates, as well as two theatres
and a casino.
Under the agreement, KN Hotel Logistics, the special services division
of Kuehne + Nagel providing integrated supply chain management
solutions to the world’s luxury hospitality industry, will be responsible
for on-time delivery and installation of all furniture (FF&E) for the hotel.
The project team is gradually handing over the guest rooms to the
operator, working its way up from the ground floor based on a tight time
line. Kuehne + Nagel’s tailor-made IT solution which supports the FF&E
installation results in better planning accuracy and reduced administrational
"We brought together some of our best FF&E experts from our teams
in America, Europe and Asia taking over the warehousing and critical
last-mile delivery for this historic hotel opening project," commented
Achim Glass, Kuehne + Nagel’s Vice President Global Hotel Logistics.
"To meet the ambitious deadline, we have implemented a three-shift
operations, working six days a week, 24 hours a day. Winning this huge
contract is proof of the trust placed in us by a globally leading resort
developer and demonstrates our strong capacity to mange the material
flow on busy project sites and deliver a turn-key solution to our customer."