Kuehne + Nagel partners with South Africa’s largest multichannel order fulfilment company “On the Dot” to drive e-commerce [Forwarder]
Media24 subsidiary, On the Dot (OtD), and global logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel cooperate in setting up an integrated supply chain solution with order management from point of origin and full end-to-end visibility.
Designed to meet the needs of South African retailers, the solution offers seamless e-commerce fulfilment including international freight, customs clearance, dedicated e-commerce warehousing, value added services as well as highly efficient and innovative last mile deliveries. Maximum visibility and transparency are ensured through state-of-the-art IT systems and technology.
The cooperation leverages the core competences of both companies, Kuehne + Nagel‘s expertise in international freight forwarding and supply chain management and OtD’s comprehensive distribution network based on its strength in e-commerce.
“Kuehne + Nagel is the perfect partner for us to offer a full end-to-end supply chain solution to South African retailers who are looking for a one-stop shop that offers all services from freight and custom clearance to distribution and e-fulfilment. Our combined solution makes us unique in the South African market,” says Media24 eCommerce CEO Vincent Hoogduijn.
Marcus Balzereit, Managing Director Kuehne + Nagel Southern Africa, says: “Kuehne + Nagel is proud to partner with Media24 as the leading media and e-commerce company in South Africa. This cooperation is in line with Kuehne + Nagel’s global strategy to digitalise logistics services as well as to specifically meet the evolving needs of our fast growinge-commerce customers and to further increase their efficiencies.”
Media24 is South Africa’s leading media company and part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms. Media 24’s subsidiary, On the Dot, is the largest multichannel media logistics company in South Africa and offers a comprehensive, integrated, one-stop logistics solution for all media products, such as books, magazines, newspapers, digital fulfilment, consumer electronics and music.
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