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Magna selects Kuehne and Nagel to manage its inbound logistics to Russia

Magna Exteriors & Interiors, a leading full service supplier of exterior vehicle appearance systems to the global automotive industry, is outsourcing the entire inbound logistics for its production site in Kaluga as well as parts of its outbound transports to Kuehne + Nagel.

On behalf of Magna Exteriors & Interiors, a subsidiary of Magna International,
Kuehne + Nagel will coordinate and transport shipments from all
European suppliers to a consolidation centre in Chemnitz, Germany. From
here, Kuehne + Nagel will manage the entire just-in-sequence delivery to
the Kaluga production site. In addition to warehouse management and parts
consolidation in line with the production process, Kuehne + Nagel’s services
also include export handling as well as daily overland transportation from
Chemnitz to Kaluga.

"Having worked for Magna already for more than sixteen years, we are very
familiar with the customer’s logistics requirements," said Martin Weidemann,
Kuehne + Nagel’s Senior Vice President Road & Rail Logistics for Eastern
Europe. "In close cooperation with Magna’s logistics department, we continuously
investigate possibilities for further optimisation of their supply chain."

"The Russian market is one of Magna Europe’s strategic targets. Leveraging
Kuehne + Nagel’s many years of industry know-how, we see a potential
in the further cooperation," commented Joerg Blechinger, Logistics Manager
for Magna Europe, on the extension of the partnership with Kuehne +

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