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Kuehne + Nagel receives Hill-Rom’s “Emerging Global Partnership Award”

Jersey City, N.J. / USA – November 28, 2011 – Worldwide medical equipment manufacturer, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., (NYSE:HRC) presented its “Emerging Global Partnership Award” to Kuehne + Nagel at its American Supplier Day Conference recently held in Indianapolis, Indiana.

With the award presentation Hill-Rom confirmed Kuehne + Nagel’s capabilities to support all Hill-Rom facilities, resulting in significant cost savings, consolidated processes, improved controls and service quality in 2011. In May 2011, Hill-Rom chose Kuehne + Nagel to manage their international sea and airfreight business in the United States, Mexico, France, Sweden, Singapore, Australia and China.

“Being chosen by Hill-Rom to receive this award is a considerable honor,” said John Hextall, President of Kuehne + Nagel North America. “This award is the result of the cumulative efforts of the Kuehne + Nagel global organization to implement, manage and exceed Hill-Rom's international transportation requirements.”

About Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals and information technology solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.
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About Kuehne + Nagel
With more than 61,500 employees at 900 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 seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based lead logistics solutions.

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Telephone: +44 (0)161 408 0542
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