Benetton, the manufacturer and retailer of casual clothing, footwear and accessories, has chosen Kuehne + Nagel to provide integrated logistics services for its domestic retail operations in Russia.

The Swiss-based supply chain specialist said it has made significant investments into its systems, facilities and manpower in order to ensure "high service standards and quality" for the contract which encompasses forwarding of merchandise to Russia by road and air, import Customs clearance, storage and order deliveries to the Italian brand's more than 150 stores throughout the country.

In addition, Kuehne + Nagel is responsible for the provision of "a series of value-added services".

By Stuart Todd.