Kumho, Fiege Logistics open major tyre warehouse in Hamburg
Kumho is opening a major new tyre warehouse in Hamburg, Germany with leading European logistics company Fiege. Located adjacent to the city’s harbour, Kumho states the new facility will allow it to supply stock to the majority of German tyre dealers within 24 hours. It will also supply some Kumho distributors in Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Austria. Fiege Logistics will be responsible for all warehouse processes, including tyre handling from the arrival of product by container to delivery and shipment tracking.
Jeon Dae-jin, CEO of Kumho Tire, said: “We are delighted to have our own dedicated European warehouse. We chose to partner with Fiege Logistics in order to be able to offer the best possible service to our customers. The new facility will not only allow us to further expand our mainstream business activities, but also serve the smaller dealerships from now on.”
Felix Scherberich, managing director of industry & tyres at Fiege Logistics: “Regarded as the leading tyre logistics concern within Europe, our company operates from a range of locations to deliver tyres on a daily basis on behalf of a number of well-respected tyre manufacturers, and are delighted to now be supporting Kumho’s growth strategy for central Europe.”