Founded in 1890 by August Kuehne and Friedrich Nagel in Bremen, Germany, Kuehne + Nagel is today one of the most successful logistics providers with about 1,300 offices in over 100 countries and more than 79,000 specialised employees.

The Kuehne + Nagel Group is the largest seafreight forwarder worldwide in the field of FCL and LCL and second largest airfreight logistics provider. In the European overland transport sector, Kuehne + Nagel is among the 3 leading forwarders.

About Kuehne + Nagel France

Kuehne + Nagel operates in France at over 140 offices, platforms and warehouses, with a workforce of more than 11,000 employees.

We offer a full range of services from international freight forwarding by sea, air and road to customs services, warehousing and distribution that are backed by a state-of-the-art information technology.

Commitment to excellence 

Our dedicated teams work every day for our clients’ satisfaction. 

We based our work on a globally integrated management system, allowing a continuous improvement of our process and, the identification/deletion of risks of errors.

We encourage our collaborators to continuously train and to blossom in their job.

We ensure that, at all levels, our collaborators comply with regulatory requirements. and act under our code of conduct and QSHE objectives.

We do not make any compromise in the security and health regarding our employees involved in our activities.

We handle economic, social and environmental issues in a responsible way in order to be in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and company's standards.

We encourage teamwork and global collaboration in a spirit of trust, mutual respect and creativity.

We are committed to handle systematically all the risks that the employees, the environment, the goods and the supply chain may face.

We offer to our clients an outstanding service and we are doing this with passion and enthusiasm.

Our CSR approach 

Environmental issues are an integral part of Kuehne + Nagel’s QSHE management system. It is the company’s concern to protect the environment and nature, ensuring sustainability for future generations, with our program "KN Green".

Kuehne + Nagel holds ISO 14001 environmental certification for more than 200 locations worldwide.

Through our environmental policy, we commit ourselves to offer environment friendly solutions, innovative and sustainable through out supply chain, everywhere in the world.

In order to reduce our carbon footprint, we set up global targets to 2020 and annual national targets.

We developed a "Carbon Intelligence" program to calculate clients' carbon footprint, identify the potentially reductible points in their transport activities and, compensate their remaining emissions.

As of 28th February 2018, the Overland Business Unit of Kuehne + Nagel is a signatory of the Ademe's " CO2 Target" charter. We committed ourselves to conduct 21 specific actions: renewal of the truck fleet, modernization of the equipment, use of alternatives fuels,  eco-driving promotion, ...

Vigilance Reporting Mechanism

Following the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh in April 2013, the legislator (Law No. 2017-399 of March 27, 2017 on the duty of vigilance of parent companies and contracting companies) intended to require certain companies to establish a vigilance plan with reasonable measures of vigilance, to identify the risks and prevent serious violations against human rights and fundamental freedoms, the health and safety of individuals and the environment, resulting from the activities of the company and those of its subsidiaries.

The establishment of the vigilance plan includes 5 measures: risk mapping, procedures for the regular assessment of the situation of subsidiaries, subcontractors or suppliers, actions to mitigate risks or prevent serious violations, an alert and report collection mechanism and a mechanism for monitoring the measures implemented and the evaluation of their effectiveness.

Kuehne + Nagel France, which has always strived to carry out its activities in accordance with the law and ethics, is fully committed to this process.

Our alert and report collection mechanism includes an online form to be completed then sent by email to the following address: fr.cellule.signalement.vigilance(at)kuehne-nagel.com, allowing any interested person to report situations or behaviour that may constitute a risk or a serious violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms, the health and safety of individuals and the environment.

The recipients of this completed form are the members of the Vigilance Reporting Cell composed of the QSHE Director and the Compliance Officer.

In this form, you must specify the facts, information, elements that lead you to make a report and, if necessary, attach the corresponding evidence (photograph, document of any kind)

Upon receipt of this form, an email marked "confidential" will be sent to you acknowledging receipt of the form.

In addition, you will be informed by email marked "confidential", within 2 months, of the admissibility, the action taken following the report, along with the persons concerned by the report, and its possible closure.

You are guaranteed the strict confidentiality of the contents of this file: your identity, that of the persons possibly involved and the facts of the report will be treated confidentially, including in case of their communication to third parties strictly limited to the needs of verification or processing of the report.

In addition, spontaneous disclosure to the judicial authority of any element of a nature to allow your identification will be subject to obtaining your prior consent.

This form, as well as the elements of the report file and their copies will be destroyed at the end of the report file if no follow-up should be given to the report.