Kuehne + Nagel Signs Network Integration Contract with AT&T
Jersey City, New Jersey, February 27, 2007
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced the signing of a contract to provide an integrated networking solution to Kuehne + Nagel, a global leader in integrated logistics services. Under the new contract, AT&T will provide a wireless local area network (WLAN) solution to support Kuehne + Nagel's largest warehouses in Mexico, including equipment, installation and project management at each site. The contract expands the logistics company's relationship with AT&T outside the United States. For two years, AT&T has deployed a similar network to support 25 Kuehne + Nagel warehouses across the United States.
AT&T's WLAN solution provides employees with wireless access to Kuehne + Nagel's new network across a broader coverage area, reducing travel time and increasing productivity.
"We are pleased to extend our relationship with AT&T," said Christophe Cachat, Chief Information Officer for Kuehne + Nagel, Inc. "As a business that is expanding globally, we must meet the specific needs of every region and feel confident that each site is performing at an optimal level. AT&T has provided outstanding service to our major facilities in the United States, and we are certain the new network will enhance the operations of our facilities in Mexico."
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About Kuehne + Nagel
With approximately 45,000 employees at 830 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the sea freight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based supply chain management services. Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com.
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