Flying rhino

The live animal department of international freight forwarder a. hartrodt (Belgium) is doing its bit for global conservation by moving a young rhino from a German zoo via Brussels airport to Australia. The beast, which despite its youth weighed a hefty 1100kg (3150kg including its transport box) was destined for a breeding facility Down Under to broaden the genetic diversity of the Australian rhino population and ensure its survival. The Australian government ... [+]

An office in Dublin for a.hartrodt

German-owned forwarder a.hartrodt has opened an office in Dublin. It will be overseen by UK managing director Andreas Russ who said it represented “a natural progression in the development of a.hartrodt’s extensive network” and complement the forwarder's range of air and sea freight  services worldwide. [+]

Tapirs to Turkey

The Belgian arm of forwarder a. hartrodt's 20 years' expereince in moving live animals came to the fore recently when it moved three Brazilian Tapirs and four Patagonian Maras by air from Brussels to Istanbul last April. The animals, destined for Bursa zoo in Turkey were shipped in custom-made transport ... [+]

New Heathrow home for Hartrodt

Forwarder a.hartrodt (UK) has bought new UK headquarters in the Hatton Cross area of Heathrow. Hartrodt House dates back to around 1900 and initially hosted a school but was converted to offices in the 1980s and a modern annexe added. The company moved into the new premises in January after ... [+]

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