Air logistics solutions for efficient semiconductor supply chains

To address the requirements of the global semiconductor supply chains, Kuehne+Nagel Logistics has launched a new offering for air freight shipments. With a robust air freight capacity, security solutions and the new quality standard, ‘SemiconChain’ will enable industry stakeholders to establish reliable and agile supply chains, said an official release. The increasing need for semiconductors and growing pressure on manufacturing require resilient supply chain to support continuous operations, the release added. “An outcome of Kuehne+Nagel’s close collaboration with customers and in-depth air cargo and semicon industry expertise, the new air logistics service supports customers with improved visibility, security, reduced risks and automated processes.” The offering is based on the SemiconChain quality standard that guarantees process standardisation, continuous improvement, and service excellence across the dedicated Semicon network. “SemiconChain is built on a quality foundation tailored explicitly to the Semicon industry and integrates ISO 9001-2015 and IATF 16949, ensuring that shipments are always transported in a standardised, robust manner providing complete tracking visibility. SemiconChain locations are staffed with industry experts that regularly undergo a comprehensive and continuous training programme,” the release added.