Ripley, one of Chile’s top retailers of apparel, accessories and home products, has chosen Kuehne + Nagel as provider for their global order management.
Under the agreement, Kuehne + Nagel will be responsible for the global
order management of Ripley’s international sourcing. The contract includes
freight management and value-added consolidation services from
the export regions Europe, Middle East, the Americas and Asia-Pacific.
Kuehne + Nagel will integrate Ripley’s suppliers across its international
supply chain and provide web-based visibility and reporting, including IT
interfaces to a number of third-party service providers. The company will
utilise its award-winning KN Login application, which drives efficiencies
through a single platform and enables standardisation of the retailer’s
logistics operations worldwide.
"At Ripley, we are constantly searching for opportunities to improve our
operations. This partnership with Kuehne + Nagel will give better visibility
to our supply chain, control and also contribute to our aim of achieving
a "3A Logistics" – agile, adaptable, aligned," said Cristián Castro, Ripley’s
Manager of Logistics Planning.
"We are keyed-up to this opportunity. The partnership with Ripley will
allow Kuehne + Nagel to add value to their supply chain with our stateof-
the-art logistics solutions, dedicated staff and customised services,"
commented Ingo Goldhammer, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel
Chile. "It has been one of our focus points to offer tailor-made solutions
for the retail market, and we will continue to invest in order to become
the reference logistics supplier in this important industry in Chile."