SkylogistiX Wins Contract with KLM

December 19, 2014

Neu-Isenburg, Germany– – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has selected SkylogistiX to take over the global management of inbound and outbound sea freight and trucking of its inflight equipment. The two year contract commences on January 1, 2015, and covers the movement of approximately 1000 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) per year. In choosing SkylogistiX, KLM aims to enable a more dynamic approach to sea freight.
“We were looking for a partner who could support us in managing the complexity of handling various sea freight providers at the same time,” said Aafke Joosten, Director Network Supply Management, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines: Inflight Services. “SkylogistiX will enable us to select the best sea freight provider on a case by case basis”.
“We are delighted to have secured KLM as a new customer and look forward to supporting them in the improvement of their supply chain,” said Alexander Kolf, Managing Director SkylogistiX. “We hope this contract is the start of a long relationship between our companies”.

SkylogistiX is a leading logistics expert, management partner and provider of best-in-class 3PL services and neutral 4PL solutions. It is an independent joint venture with Kuehne + Nagel, which is majority owned by SPIRIANT. SkylogistiX brings innovation into the in-flight service supply chain through superior technology, dedicated expertise and a global presence.

The LSG Group is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end onboard products and services for the travel industry. It possesses a strong portfolio of independent expert brands: LSG Sky Chefs (catering and hospitality, including lounges), Retail inMotion (onboard retail), SPIRIANT (onboard equipment) and Evertaste (convenience food). The LSG Group is headquartered in Neu-Isenburg, near Frankfurt, Germany. In 2017, its almost 35,000 employees achieved consolidated revenues of EUR 3.2 billion. Additionally, the LSG Group has a rich network of joint ventures and partnerships partners around the globe, employing more than 20,000 staff and generating non-consolidated revenues of EUR 1.3 billion.