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Updated: Rhenus buys in Canada and South Africa

[ March 20, 2019   //   ]

The Rhenus Group has acquired Canadian-based logistics specialist Rodair, subject to regulatory approval. Rodair is involved in international freight forwarding, project logistics, courier, warehousing and distribution, 3PL services, and e-commerce solutions. Founded in 1996, it is headquartered in Toronto, and has business sites in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.

Rhenus  has also taken over South African freight forwarding and logistics specialist, World Net Logistics (WNL)) headquartered in Johannesburg. In addition to its South Africa network, the company also has branches and partners in Asia and Germany. The takeover is still subject to regulatory approval.

WNL’s core business are air and sea freight operations. It also has its own vehicle fleet for overland services as well as warehouse capacity in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and East London. Its customers mainly come from the automotive, electronics, health care, FCMG and retail sectors.