Getting your show on the road - Expo Logistics

Expo Logistics provides individual, worldwide transport planning and coordination according to your needs. Our teams of professional experts have deep rooted experience in all fields of the exhibition and event industry – from trade fairs and high-tech product  presentations, to orchestra tours and sporting events.

Expo Logistics features

  • 24/7/365 availability of over 250 dedicated and experienced employees worldwide
  • 35 specialised and wholly-owned Kuehne + Nagel offices handling fairs, exhibitions and events offices and providing knowledgeable staff worldwide to support you before, during and after your show
  • Over 1,000 different fairs, exhibitions and events served globally
  • Officially appointed freight forwarder/on-site handling agent in Brno (Czech Republic), Verona (Italy) and by five of the largest trade fair centres in Germany (Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich and Nuremberg)
  • Official logistics partner to numerous major trade fairs and exhibitions across China and the United States – including Chicago, Las Vegas, Orlando, Shanghai and Beijing
  • Complete range of services to support the planning, coordination, freight forwarding and logistical requirements of your project - whether your shipment is international, invaluable or time-critical
  • Comprehensive Kuehne + Nagel network that ensures support at all fair sites worldwide
  • Designated official freight forwarder and customs broker for premier international sporting events around the world

Your Expo Logistics benefits

  • Total focus on your specific requirements and needs to support your objectives
  • Own staff on-site (where accredited) or provision of contact details of local partners
  • Customised logistics solutions for your exact requirements
  • As your partner, you can fully rely on our expertise and experience in transport logistics, customs procedures, on-site handling and storage

Expo and Events Service


Expo Service

Tomorrow never comes when your show is a live, one-time event.
With over 40 years of show management experience, we handle it
as if it were our own, to ensure the smoothest logistics solutions.

Everything for your exhibit needs – from one single source

Transport management

  • Domestic and international freight transportation and logistics management
  • Dedicated express vehicles for urgent shipments
  • Rapid door-to-venue and venue-to-door delivery services
  • Brokerage of house-to-house transport insurance



Customs clearance

  • Worldwide customs and quarantine procedures
  • Expert knowledge of specific regulations and formalities
  • Temporary import and bond fees

On-site handling

  • Loading/unloading and dock traffic management
  • Accessible on-site storage of full and empty containers
  • Lifting and positioning using specialist lifting equipment
  • Fleet of HYBRID forklift trucks for minimised energy costs and low CO2 emissions
  • On-site traffic management and handling
  • Experienced and dedicated teams on fair site

Value-added services

  • Assistance with unpacking and repacking
  • Labelling, collection, storage and return of empty cases

Event Logistics Spcialists

Event Logistics

Major event planners around the world depend on Kuehne + Nagel’s extensive experience
and solid reputation in logistics planning when staging live events and our ever-growing
portfolio is testament to our unrivalled operational expertise.

Our Events Logistics services

  • Coordination of every mode of domestic and international transportation
  • Timeline management, handling and set up of on-site services for venues throughout the world
  • Project consultancy and support in the outline planning phase
  • Close monitoring of shipments by our dedicated project manager as well as constant, reliable budget control – from initial collection to return after the end of the event
  • Total commitment to the safe, temperature controlled (if required) handling and transport of international, time sensitive, fragile and complicated shipments at a moment’s notice
  • Project coordination, consistent communication and 24/7/365 availability of our committed specialists with utmost focus on your specific requirements

Visibility and monitoring overland

Visibility and monitoring with KN Login

  • Planned/actual real-time shipment status
  • Customised reports
  • Shipping advice to customers by email
  • KPI reporting
  • Storage, upload and download of POD hardcopies and temperature records
  • Active EDI interfaces with our customers

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