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 east and westbound connections to all major cities across the Far East and Europe. Rhenus’ says that it is offering guaranteed ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Airfreight goes green with Rhenus

Rhenus Logistics has introduced what it says is the first worldwide air freight carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction programme. The free Rhegreen service offers the opportunity to choose a ‘greener’ aircraft for freight shipments. Rhenus Logistics Air & Ocean has established a system to calculate rankings for airlines by considering aircraft types, ... [+]

Rhenus gets Schiphol CEIV cert

Rhenus Air & Ocean has gained CEIV Pharma certification for its Amsterdam Airport Schiphol branch. It sets quality standards for the life sciences and healthcare sector through uniform processes and a compliant supply chain for pharmaceutical products. [+]

Rhenus buys steel specialist

The Rhenus Group has acquired freight forwarding company, SBL Importverkehrslogistik, based at Ratingen-based near Dusseldorf. As well as import and export logistics services it offers solutions for the steel sector, along with project and heavy transport business. [+]

Gilet Jaunes move into Benelux

Freight forwarder Rhenus reports that the ‘Gilet Jaunes’ fuel protests in France were beginning to affect operations in neighbouring countries. While the situation is most severe in the Paris and south of France, it has received news that pockets of disruption have reached the Netherlands and that there have been ... [+]

Rhenus moves to larger Hull site

Rhenus Logistics UK has moved its Hull facility to a larger site. The new premises at Saxon Business provides closer links to the local infrastructure. An official opening will take place on 5 December. Country Manager Rhenus UK, Gary Dodsworth, said: “The decision to move the Hull facility to the Saxon ... [+]

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