Kuehne+Nagel has opened a new contract logistics fulfilment centre in Piscataway, New Jersey which would serve as a fashion hub for its customers in the retail luxury market.


The new facility is located approximately two miles from Kuehne+Nagel's existing facility for a luxury retail brand.


In a statement, Kuehne+Nagel the site is being opened to support a new fashion customer and has approximately 55,000 sq. ft of additional available space.


It is also ideally situated close to John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port Elizabeth, as well as one of the top consumer markets for fashion in the United States.


The firm noted that the facility uses automation and robotics for picking and putaway, enhancing efficiency in the fulfilment process.


Additionally, it features EV (electric vehicle) charging stations and LED lighting. 

"We are proud to be opening this new site, which represents an important milestone for Kuehne+Nagel's contract logistics business in North America and reinforces the company's Roadmap 2026 ambitions to further develop e-commerce business solutions," said Eduardo Razuck, senior vice president, Contract Logistics Americas for Kuehne+Nagel.


"Our investment in a new distribution centre in Piscataway, NJ supports our luxury and fashion customers and provides them the ability to focus on what is most important to them — solidifying their brands in the USA market and supporting their customers," he added. 

Kuehne+Nagel said the facility will open in late-April 2024.