Rhenus to buy Polish forwarder

The Rhenus Group is to acquire Polish freight forwarding and logistics company C. Hartwig from the OTL Group, subject to regulatory approval. It will add nine locations in Poland, plus Felixstowe, Hamburg and New York to the Rhenus network. C. Hartwig is active in sea and air freight, land transport, warehousing and project logistics. The takeover is expected to be completed in October. [+]

Gebrüder Weiss to take over Rhenus Bulgaria

Austrian forwarder Gebrüder Weiss is to acquire the business of Rhenus Bulgaria, subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. Rhenus has been a long-standing partner of Gebrüder Weiss in many countries and is now withdrawing from the Bulgarian market in the road segment.It says that acquiring the customers and employees ... [+]

New recruit to push Rhenus growth

Rhenus has appointed Harry Wheelhouse  as European sector manager. He joined the commercial team at Rhenus Warehousing Solutions in March after a 10-year career in the logistics industry with Royal Mail Group and then with third-party logistics companies, developing e-commerce fulfilment solutions and online services. [+]

Rhenus reminds importers: deadline day is looming

Rhenus is reminding UK importers who made the most of the Government’s Delayed Declarations scheme in January this year that they now have less than a month to complete customs formalities. They should get their paperwork in time for the rolling deadlines for customs clearance that start on 25 June. Following ... [+]

Rhenus opens fourth Magna Park site

Rhenus has opened a fourth site on Magna Park in Lutterworth. It will be used as a dedicated solution for new business in machinery manufacturing.Rhenus Warehousing Solutions Lutterworth, formerly CML, has been operating on Magna Park for 22 years and already occupies three warehouses on the park. The latest building ... [+]

New Rhenus service defies motor trade slump

While 2020 saw a record slump in new car sales in the UK, strong demand for the international movement of classic and super cars boosted Rhenus UK’s newly established Full Vehicle Logistics (FVL) business. In its first six months of operations alone, the service transported 86 high performance cars, worth more ... [+]

Rhenus opens Mexico City branch

The Rhenus Group has expanded its Air & Ocean Division for the Americas to include Mexico City. The new branch will offer cross border services to facilitate trade between the US and Mexico. The new branch is close to Benito Juarez International Airport. Rhenus Mexico is also present in the ... [+]

There’ll be a lot of whiskey in those jars

Rhenus Project Logistics is currently handling the shipment of around 25 large tanks and their equipment from Kitzingen, Germany to the Old Bushmills Distillery in Northern Ireland as part of the distiller’s expansion programme.   The lion’s share of approximately 4,000 freight tonnes has already arrived at Foyle Port, and is ... [+]

World Net Logistics becomes Rhenus Logistics South Africa

World Net Logistics has been officially rebranded Rhenus Logistics South Africa, following its acquisition by the group in 2019. The Rhenus logo and corporate identity is replacing the World Net Logistics branding, reflecting its strengthened positioning as part of the global organisation. [+]

Rhenus offers full-menu automotive logistics

Rhenus Group has launched a full vehicle logistics department in the UK to meet the needs of its automotive customers. To date, Rhenus UK has largely supported the automotive sector with the transportation of vehicle parts and sub-assembly projects, with the support of its automotive competence centres across Europe. With the ... [+]

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