Louis Vuitton Japan has signed a contract with Kuehne + Nagel Japan for the management of its regional distribution centre.
As a major part of the agreement, K+N has leased a dedicated logistics facility in Amagasaki, located between the seaports of Kobe and Osaka.
K+N has developed a warehouse system covering layout design, material flow planning and the installation of security measures and information systems which are integrated with Louis Vuitton’s worldwide operations.
The facility has a handling and storage capacity of 5,600 sq m where K+N will be responsible for inbound receipt of goods by sea and air, label scanning, quality and quantity checks, pick and pack operations, sales-ready preparation and reverse logistics for the entire range.
In addition, K+N will provide value-added services such as pre-wrapping and car label tagging.
K+N will also be responsible for setting up showcase warehouse operations for all Louis Vuitton’s outsourced distribution centres worldwide.