Duvel Moortgat USA selects Kuehne + Nagel to manage logistics

Duvel Moortgat USA, the US importing arm of the independent beer brewer Duvel Moortgat, has chosen Kuehne + Nagel to manage its sea freight for transatlantic and transpacific westbound shipments, as well as its brokerage.

Kuehne + Nagel’s subsidiary, KN Drinks Logistics, is operating as the logistics control tower for the Duvel Moortgat USA business. The company’s beer is shipped to Duvel’s warehouses as well as directly to distributors; therefore live and accurate visibility is vital to its supply chain. Duvel will leverage Kuehne + Nagel’s internet-based track & trace system KN Login for transportation visibility and forecast planning.

Duvel Moortgat USA owns Cooperstown based brewery Ommegang and Kansas City based brewery Boulevard Brewing. “We chose to partner with Kuehne + Nagel because of its global network, logistics capabilities, strong reputation, as well as its competitive pricing. With its excellent services, Kuehne + Nagel meets our logistics needs for our import and export operations,” said Kim White, Duvel Moortgat USA, Supply Chain Manager.

KN Drinks Logistics has a range of capabilities to support the supply chain challenges of international drinks customers. This includes wineries, beer brewers and spirit distillers, global exporters and importers as well as multinational retailers. From storage to transportation whether in dry containers, reefer, or bulk Kuehne + Nagel provides visibility and control, plus customs handling and country compliance adherence to regulations governing drinks logistics.