ROME, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2004) — Pirelli Tire North America Inc. has selected logistics company Kuehne + Nagel to optimize its warehousing and distribution network.
Rome-based Pirelli said it chose the firm as part of its “Logistics and Customer Care Action Plan,” designed to enhance its service. Kuehne + Nagel will manage inbound receipt, storage and distribution of Pirelli tires to customers in the U.S.
“We have listened very intently to our trade customers in order to better understand their needs, particularly with respect to delivery service,” said Guy Mannino, president and CEO of Pirelli. “We believe that this new arrangement with Kuehne + Nagel will represent a major step forward in our logistics service and a major contribution to expanding our business in North America.”