Our three sevice levels allow you to select the right solution for your business needs

Choose from our standardized and certified warehousing or transport services, benefit from optional upgrades, or choose the fully integrated solution.

Our three service levels allow you to select the right solution for your business needs.

 

Core features

At Kuehne + Nagel, we go above and beyond the industry standard. That is why all of our solutions include the following key features, which allows us to guarantee the highest degree of standardisation, safety and reliability for every shipment.

  • Specialized training for all staff handling lithium batteries
  • Certified battery warehouse
  • Global infrastructure, regional competence manager
  • Direct access to Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA)
  • Carrier network management
  • Customer-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Door-to-door shipment visibility with KN Login 

Upgrades to better suit your particular needs

You can also benefit from greater control and improved performance by adapting our core service level to your specific needs with these upgrades.

Real-time monitoring of physical parameters and location with KN Login

Real-time monitoring of physical parameters and shipment location with KN Login

Use our comprehensive supply chain management tool KN Login to monitor your shipment and manage your logistic activities. You can trace and manage a number of key parameters such as temperature, battery, and GPS signal for greater responsiveness and efficiency.


Inspection, testing, charging, discharging

We can carry out for you instpection, testing, charging and discharging of your lithium batteries

In Kuehne + Nagel warehouses with the appropriate facilities and specialist staff can also carry out the inspection, testing, charging, and discharging of your lithium batteries.


Returns handling

The reverse logistics of lithium batteries requires further provisions such as specialist training, stricter warehousing requirements, and in some cases additional permits and licenses. Once inspected by specialist staff, returned batteries can be recycle

The reverse logistics of lithium batteries requires further provisions such as specialist training, stricter warehousing requirements, and in some cases additional permits and licenses. Once inspected by specialist staff, returned batteries can be recycled, disposed of, repaired or dispatched to a given location.


Specialist packaging

Specialised lithium packaging services

Due to the hazardous nature of the material, lithium batteries must be packaged in accordance with specific modal regulations. KN BatteryChain can support you here with specialist packaging, marking and labeling services. This can also include bespoke packaging types such as steel frames and wooden pallets.


Recycling

Recycling services for lithium batteries

Recycling services can be provided subject to local regulations and are to be carried out by one of our select specialist partners.


Fully integrated supply chain with KN ControlTower

Fully integrated supply chain with KN ControlTower

KN ControlTower is an optional end-to-end transportation management tool that provides enhanced visibility and allows you to optimize your supply chain in real time.


Customs brokerage and trade compliance

Custom brokerage & trade compliance services

You can benefit from our global expertise on customs and trade laws to prevent delays in your supply chain.


Please don't hesitate to contact our KN BatteryChain experts for the full set of features available. They can help you define the service levels and features that would better suit your business requirements.