Rhenus promotes project experts

Rhenus Group has appointed Moritz Becker and Colin D’Abreo as co-vice president directors of its Project Logistics Global arm. Becker will lead operations in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and Southeast Asia and the Pacific (SEAPAC), and D’Abreo in the Americas, India, China, and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). They will replace Carsten Schröter, who has left the company. Becker joined Rhenus in 2017 as the head of ... [+]

Rhenus brings High Tech in-house

Rhenus High Tech UK is to operate the company’s Manchester warehouse jointly with sister companies Rhenus Road Freight UK and Rhenus Air & Ocean UK, bringing all logistics services under one roof. Capacity has been expanded at the Eccles site with additional racking and enhanced camera technology for the High ... [+]

Rhenus opens sustainable warehouses in Nuneaton

Rhenus Warehousing Solutions officially opened its ‘Rhenus Campus’, development in Nuneaton on 18 April. The development is certified BREEAM Outstanding for environmental protection, and consists of two warehouses, measuring a total of one million square feet  - one of 210,000sq ft, and the second 771,000sq feet. The timber floors have 64% lower ... [+]

Rhenus buys Belgian barge firm

German forwarder Rhenus’ PartnerShip inland waterways arm is extending its operations to Antwerp by increasing its shareholding in Belgian-based operator DGA Shipping from 45 to 100%, buying the balance of the company from Germany’s HGK Shipping. DGA Shipping offers across the country and in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp region. It ... [+]

Rhenus opens new Dublin site

Rhenus Ireland has opened a new 11,150sq m Dublin facility, 11 kilometres from the city’s airport and 22km from the seaport. It will provide integrated management for sectors including energy management, life sciences and healthcare, industrial, retail, chemicals, food and beverage and automotive, in addition to a wide range of local ... [+]

Rhenus opens Heathrow chilled site

Global forwarder Rhenus has opened a temperature-controlled perishable handling facility at London Heathrow that will allow it to store and build airfreight containers and pallets within a temperature-controlled environment. It has 2,195sq m of floor space and two racking layers, giving a volume of 1,209 cubic metres of produce, all at ... [+]

Rhenus rethinks the groupage network

Rhenus Road Freight is updating its European groupage freight system. Groupage Network 2.0 will offer daily cross-border services, which include all of the company’s European branches, and will cut transit times and boost reliability in the long term, says the German-owned forwarder. It has now strengthened the first routes in European ... [+]

Panels slash Rhenus leccy bill in Bradford

Rhenus UK has installed 103 solar panels on the roof of its Bradford warehouse. They will generate up to 49,047 kWh of renewable energy per year, saving 23 tonnes of carbon emissions annually and expecting to cover over 90% of the building’s annual electricity demand. [+]

Rhenus gains medical device mark

Rhenus Air & Ocean UK has achieved ISO 13485 certification for medical device transport. It aims to ensure that businesses working with the industry adhere and comply with the highest standards in the life sciences and healthcare sector and demonstrates the company’s commitment to specific quality management systems. Rhenus achieved ... [+]

Rhenus trucks run on renewables

Logistics specialist Rhenus is to put two vehicles into operation powered by renewable fuel supplied by Repsol. They will make a daily round trip between the Rhenus hub in Irun and the Robert Bosch plants in Aranjuez and Madrid. The trucks operate on 100% renewable biofuel produced from waste materials ... [+]

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