intergator case study – Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG

Enterprise Search in Logistics: Best Practice at Kuehne + Nagel

Customer opinion

“We use the Search Appliance of intergator within the global eCollaboration solutions in business critical areas of Kühne + Nagel. intergator could successfully develop in a proof of concept and we are very satisfied with the product, quality and response time for technical support and the personal contact.”

Alwin Lösche | Project Manager Internet/Intranet solutions | Kuehne + Nagel


With more than 63.000 employees at about 1.000 locations in more than 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics service providers. The focus is on sea and air freight, contract logistics and overland transport, with a clear focus on value-added-intensive areas such as computer-aided integrated logistics services. The services offered by Kühne + Nagel Group also includes the following areas:

  • Aerospace
  • Automobile industry
  • Food industry
  • High tech
  • Industrial applications
  • Oil and gas logistics
  • Pharma & healthcare
  • Etc.

The Task

Whether it is the development of a new project or the expansion of existing business areas, the procurement of information requires a considerable part of the daily working time. Employees from a wide range of different areas and skills work together to solve complex tasks in a multidisciplinary and location-independent manner. As the required information is located in a wide variety of systems and data sources, the desire for a comprehensive enterprise search technology has increased.

The Solution

“We deploy the Search Appliance of intergator within the global eCollaboration solutions in Kuehne + Nagel’s mission critical areas. intergator was successful in a proof of concept.”

Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG


Großer Grasbrook 11-13
20457 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (40) 30333 0

The Challenge

  • Global heterogeneous system and architectural landscape
  • High requirements for semantic procedures, scalability and usability
  • Search results < 1 sec

intergator solution

  • intergator Search Appliance & Hot Standby
  • Features:
    • High availability of installation architecture
    • Entire integration in the system scenery

The complete case study of Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG can be downloaded here as PDF [223 KB].