Case study

E-file archive aims towards a 100% paperless supply chain


Storing approximately


documents for business units Airfreight and Seafreight…

One of the best and most sustainable features of our global operational system is the so called e-file feature. This was launched to the organization for all business units back in 2003 and was originally designed to exchange scanned paper documents in a digital form between our entire network of offices. At Kuehne + Nagel we have realised the substantial potential of our “e-file archive” and pursue this vision and approach as an active member of various industry initiatives, such as  the IATA ONE Record. We believe that a true impact can only be made when all industry members, such as customs, airlines, ground handlers and other forwarding companies share the same vision and adopt similar working practices towards a 100% paperless supply chain.


Since 2003 we store and retrieve