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Honeywell announces strategic partnership with Kuehne + Nagel to enhance logistics operations

Honeywell announces strategic partnership with Kuehne + Nagel to enhance logistics operations

March 7, 2018 -- Honeywell announced a strategic alliance with Kuehne + Nagel to become a technology partner supporting Kuehne + Nagel's global innovation initiatives for connected distribution centers.

The alliance is focused on global supply chain productivity, accuracy and efficiency improvements.

Kuehne + Nagel will deploy Honeywell's supply chain technology solutions globally at its warehouses, including voice-directed solutions, cloud-based software and warehouse automation solutions. The two companies also agreed to a strategic alliance to jointly develop and deploy solutions for Kuehne + Nagel's global customer base.

The two companies recently partnered to develop the Connected Freight solution, which combines sensors and a cloud-based platform to provide shippers with real-time information about the location and condition of critical freight in transit. The solution, which brings the Internet of Things to freight monitoring, provides users with alerts based on temperature, humidity, pressure intrusion detection, shock and tilt at the pallet or parcel level.

With approximately 76,000 employees at more than 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is a global logistics company. Its market position lies in the sea freight, air freight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS) provides products, software and connected solutions that improve productivity, workplace safety and asset performance for our customers across the globe.

About Honeywell

Honeywell is a Fortune 100 software-industrial company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace and automotive products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; and performance materials globally. 

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