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NEW YORK, June 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABM (NYSE:ABM), a leading provider of integrated facility solutions, today announced that it has signed a national contract to provide a full array of building and facilities management services for Kuehne + Nagel Inc. The company is one of the world's leading logistics providers specializing in seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses and has 1,000 locations in over 100 countries. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, ABM will self-perform a full array of building and facilities management services in Kuehne + Nagel's branches and distribution centers across the United States.
"This is a strategic move allowing us to align facilities management for each of our sites across the U.S.," said Marius Perdon, Head of Procurement – Kuehne + Nagel, North America. "Working with ABM, we are confident that we can expect to receive consistent levels of service, cost and performance measurement at each of our locations. This contract gives us peace of mind that our diverse facility services needs are being handled by an expert so that we can focus on providing world-class logistics services."
Several hundred ABM employees will bring facility solutions expertise to Kuehne + Nagel's various facilities including office space, warehouses and distribution centers for pharmaceutical and healthcare, retail and automotive companies. ABM will self-perform a turnkey package of integrated facility solutions customized to meet Kuehne + Nagel's requirements, ensuring consistent and reliable service nationally – services include facilities engineering, janitorial and security services.
ABM's strategic focus towards offering clients multiple facility services through a single point of contact – or Integrated Facility Solutions – has been particularly successful in the key industrial and manufacturing market, where over 50 percent of ABM's 700+ industrial/manufacturing clients bundle two or more services to maximize value.
"We are delighted to have the opportunity to provide these critical services for Kuehne + Nagel, one of the most respected names in the logistics services world," said Mike Latham, President, ABM Facility Services. "With the addition of Kuehne + Nagel to our industrial vertical, we are becoming the largest provider of facility services in the distribution space. Our goal is to continually build value for our clients by providing efficient and cost-effective solutions so they can focus on their core business."
ABM (NYSE:ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $5.0 billion and 118,000 employees in over 300 offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's service capabilities include electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, landscape & turf, parking and security, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from schools and bank branches to the largest and most complex facilities, such as airports, hospitals and manufacturing plants. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit www.abm.com.
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