Rhenus raises the bar in India

German owned forwarder Rhenus Group has opened a logistics warehouse in Gurugram, near Delhi. The 32,500sq ft building sets new standards in India, it says offering 30,000 pallet spaces, 19 loading gates and 24-hour security. Sustainable aspects include solar roof panels and collecting and recycling water. Rhenus in Gurugram serves customers from the consumer and industrial goods, automotive, mechanical engineering and chemical sectors, among others and the site has good ... [+]

Rhenus buys barge firm

Rhenus Group has signed a purchase contract with OT Logistics Capital Group and the Carl Robert Eckelmann company to acquire a majority stake in inland water operator Deutsche Binnenreederei, for an undisclosed sum. Deutsche Binnenreederei has offices in Berlin and Hamburg and mainly operates on waterways in eastern German and Poland, ... [+]

Rhenus to deliver 200 million medical items

German-owned forwarder Rhenus Group aims to deliver up to 200 million essential medical supplies to support Covid-19 relief efforts in several countries including France, Italy, Djibouti and Canada. It says that as governments around the world rapidly evolve their policies and measures to curb the pandemic, Rhenus has had to demonstrate ... [+]

Rhenus takes over tech and timber firms

Rhenus Group’s Rhenus High Tech arm has bought 100% of the shares in Simon Hegele Hightech Transport & Service a subsidiary of the Simon Hegele Group. Rhenus High Tech and Simon Hegele have been cooperating in their distribution networks for more than five years to provide technical value-added logistics solutions ... [+]

Rhenus plans Kazakh hub

Rhenus Group is planning to establish a business site and container depot at Karaganda, Kazakhstan. The country has become a major hub on the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative with connections to the Chinese province of Jiangsu and Rotterdam as well as along the Xinjiang, Iran and Turkey corridor. More ... [+]

Rhenus offers a rail alternative

Freight forwarder Rhenus Logistics is offering a landbridge service to and from the Far East during the Christmas and Chinese New Year peaks. With uncertain capacity on shipping services and unpredictable weather it says that its New Silk Road rail service offers an excellent alternative to air or ocean, with ... [+]

Feeling faint? Rhenus home delivery is breath of fresh air for Swoon

Rhenus Home Delivery, the final mile consumer delivery arm of the German-owned forwarder, has been appointed sole carrier for all two-man home deliveries by furniture company Swoon. London-based Swoon sells sofas, sideboards and similar furniture and Rhenus has already improved delivery success by more than 50% and given customers greater flexibility ... [+]

Forwarder checklist ticks all the boxes

Freight forwarder Rhenus Logistics has produced a checklist for international shippers of goods to in the run-up to Brexit. Suggested actions include registering for an EORI number, signing up for the Transitional Simplified Procedure (TSP), appointing a reputable customs broker, determining the value of goods being traded for statistical and ... [+]

Choc shoe shuttle

Just how do you transport 101 handmade chocolate stilettoe shoes from Fulham to Dubai? Not a question many will have asked themselves, but it recently fell to freight forwarder Rhenus to do just that when London firm Cocoa To Thrill asked it to move its handmade products 7,000 km for ... [+]

Rhenus launches Manchester to UAE sea route

Rhenus Logistics UK has launched seafreight services from Manchester to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is predicting further growth in the Middle East as the region shifts from its historic reliance on oil as a source of revenue. The forwarder is anticipating increased demand for this service, especially for ... [+]

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