K+N continues to expand its services for Toys“R”Us in mainland China
Toys“R”Us, the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a four-year contract to manage its North China warehousing and distribution in Beijing, China.
The newly opened warehouse consolidates products from both local and overseas suppliers distributing to 45 stores in North China. Each year, almost half a million products will be handled by the North China distribution centre. Other services offered from the Beijing based distribution centre include inventory control, fulfilment, and management of returns. All activities from the company’s previous distribution centre in Tianjin were transferred into this new warehouse.
Kuehne + Nagel has worked with Toys“R”Us since 2015, previously managing distribution in East, West and South China. With this new contract in North China, Kuehne + Nagel will now manage the national distribution for all of Toys“R”Us 130 retail stores across China.
Roy Sammartino, Managing Director Toys“R”Us, China said: “Kuehne + Nagel has proven to be a reliable partner that is able to meet our growing requirements thanks to their expertise and personalised service. We look forward to this partnership continuing to support our growth ambitions in mainland China in the coming years”.
Pierre Li, Senior Vice-President Contract Logistics, North Asia Pacific said: “We are excited to expand our partnership with Toys“R”Us with this new distribution centre in North China. This contract underlines Kuehne + Nagel’s growing strength in contract logistics warehousing and distribution in mainland China”.