Kuehne + Nagel
Logistics Management for the Oil and Gas Sector
Kuehne + Nagel is a leading logistics providers for the offshore industry, offering integrated services such as base-to-base logistics, project management, rig and maritime support, and supply chain management.
Kuehne + Nagel’s quality project design is assisted by industry-leading visibility and monitoring information systems, as well as advanced warehousing and inventory management.
Offshore logistics services by sea, road and rail
Kuehne + Nagel’s worldwide network comprises various methods of transport, including air / sea freight, road and rail.
The company provides a range of diverse, flexible solutions through leading carriers, real-time visibility and monitoring services, which can be customised suit the client’s operational requirements.
Kuehne + Nagel’s contract logistics offers more than 6.5 million square metres of available warehouse space, supported by state-of-the-art technology and value-added inventory management solutions.
The company also supplies:
- Health, safety and environmental (HSE) monitored processes
- Account management
- Shore-based support services
- Specialised rig competence centre
- Specialists in significant oil and gas locations
- Strategic hub operations with pipe yard management
Supply chain management and transport solution designs
Kuehne + Nagel designs transportation solutions, help clients with freight budgeting, and create cost-effective supply chain models.
Using flexible solutions, systematic KPI measurement and increased visibility, the company aims to oversee and optimise supply chains, and provides real-time status updates to optimise the supply management process.
The company assists the clients with a wide range of services, including:
- Customs duties, exemptions, regulations and taxes
- Worldwide freight collection / cargo consolidation
- Hub, purchase order and vendor management
Maritime and offshore rig support services
Kuehne + Nagel offers an extensive, state-of-the-art support service for the offshore industry.
In addition to using all types of offshore barges, rigging, vessels and helicopters, the company supplies purchasing services, crew management and vessel clearance.
Using ISO-compliant work processes and multimodal rig solutions, the company’s experienced personnel also manages on-board crew, cost, inventory, the mobilisation / de-mobilisation of offshore projects.
The department’s operating rig and maritime support has short communication lines and 24/7 accessibility, which ensures that the client’s requirements are satisfied.
Project management of offshore installations
Kuehne + Nagel’s oil and gas project management specialists have gained experience in implementing projects in adverse onshore and offshore environments worldwide.
Using close collaboration, proven processes and established IT solutions, the company customises each project and creates the most cost-efficient solution for clients.
Kuehne + Nagel provides a wide range of project management services, including:
- Customs and documentation requirements
- Global logistics planning and forecast feasibility studies
- Transport recommendations
- Presentations of proposals and alternatives
- Security and stowage planning
- Supervision and execution
Worldwide, base-to-base, multimodal transportation solutions
An experienced operator in base-to-base transportation, Kuehne + Nagel’s fleet of modern trucks are capable of transporting a wide selection of parts required by the oil and gas industry.
The trucks are coordinated using comprehensive networks in the industry, and guided by the company, which also provides integrated end-to-end solutions through multimodal transport coordination.
As an all-inclusive provider, there is a reduced risk of handling and communication errors and efficient pricing.
IT solutions for oil and gas suppliers
The KN Login visibility and monitoring information management system links all modes of transport worldwide, providing clients with detailed tracking information on their shipments.
The system features summary view screens, customised reports and electronic data interchange (EDI) capabilities, and can be modified to suit the client and project’s requirements.
The system’s monitoring capabilities provide improved exception monitoring and alerts, allowing clients to effectively manage their supply chains.
Kuehne + Nagel has developed a customised web-based IT solution to complement the KN Login system with additional features to meet the specific requirements of the oil and gas sector.
The company’s IT solutions assist clients with a wide range of functions, such as:
- Cargo receipt / line item checking
- Customised reports
- Image / document upload
- Interactive delivery planner
- Order management
Quality assurance and compliance
Kuehne + Nagel ensures that it provides a risk-free working environment for clients, business partners and employees.
It adheres to ISO 9001 and OSHAS 18001 certifications, which ensures the best operational practice by the company and suppliers.
Kuehne + Nagel complies to all industry codes of practice to maintain the high standard of its services, as well as implement local and international legislation such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
The company follows all local regulations and all internal procedures and policies are directed by industry standards.