Nagel-Group opens new logistics center in Vejle, Denmark

Vejle/Denmark, 18.08.2023. The goods are already flowing through the transshipment halls, the refrigerated halls are filled with sausages, cheese, juices and much more: The new central logistics center of the Nagel-Group in Denmark is running at full speed. The opening of the new food logistics site in Vejle has now been celebrated. Around 120 customers and partners came to the celebration and visited the state-of-the-art facility.

The new logistics site in Vejle, Denmark, was opened. The celebration was also attended by Marion Nagel (M., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nagel-Group), Jens Ejner Cristensen (from left, Mayor of Vejle), Bettina Antitsch Mortensen CEO M+ Ejendomme), Carsten Taucke (CEO Nagel-Group), Tobias Nagel and Jens Henrik Olesen (Managing Director Nagel Nordics).

“Denmark is one of our focus markets. We are now very well positioned with our new sites in Vejle and Ringsted, as well as our branches in Padborg and Struer. In addition, the Danish sites are now fully integrated into our European network,” said Carsten Taucke at the opening ceremony on Tuesday.

The 16,500-square-meter logistics facility will serve Nagel-Group’s customers in the food industry, offering 19,000 pallet spaces for the storage of frozen and fresh products. The facility also features a cross-dock with 46 gates to ensure efficient goods handling. In addition, the building offers modern office space.

“The Nagel-Group has been active in Denmark for more than 20 years. Making our customers’ goods available every day in Denmark and throughout Europe is our mission, and providing this in the best quality is our own claim,” said Marion Nagel, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nagel-Group. And addressing the Managing Director Denmark, she added: “I wish you, dear Jens Henrik Olesen, much success in this new, wonderful location and your team a successful and bright future.”

Construction work on the logistics hall began in October 2021 and proceeded according to plan. Occupation of the new logistics facility could begin at the end of March 2023. The logistics complex on Europastrasse E45 was built by real estate investor M+ Ejendomme.  The new building was constructed according to the highest standards for sustainable construction. The company is actively involved in Climate Partnership North to achieve climate neutrality for the municipality of Vejle by 2050.

“We are proud to have completed this important step and to be able to expand our capacity for our customers,” said Jens Henrik Olesen, Managing Director Nordics at Nagel-Group. “The new logistics hall in Vejle will enable us to optimally handle the increased traffic of goods and offer even better services to our customers.”

About Nagel-Group
Nagel-Group, which specialises in food logistics and operates throughout Europe, is headquartered in Versmold and employs over 11,000 people at more than 130 locations. Most recently, the company achieved a turnover of 2.2 billion euros. Every day, the group of companies moves foodstuffs in all consignment sizes and temperature classes. Whether frozen products, meat, dairy products, coffee or confectionery – day after day, Nagel-Group contributes on behalf of industry and trade to ensuring that consumers throughout Europe find the right goods at the right time and in the right quality at the point of sale. In this way, Nagel-Group makes a significant contribution to the success of its customers.

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