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 than €100 million by air, sea and road. The majority of the shipments by Rhenus FVL over its first six months ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Rhenus runs direct to Turkey

Freight forwarder Rhenus has created a direct UK-Turkey route, allowing goods to remain in one network door to door.It bypasses the existing stopover in Germany, and offers multiple weekly departures to Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa and Izmir.Headquartered in Istanbul, Rhenus Intermodal Systems has offices in Ankara, Bursa, G.Antep, Izmir and Mersin, ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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