Release Date: 03 May 2010
Release ID: 4674
Santiago, Chile, May 3, 2010 – 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.”
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