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 Arab Fashion Week. The delicate chocolate shoes demanded bespoke packaging and eventually Rhenus decided to use specialised box pallets. For the shoes ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Rhenus gets to the heart of Germany

Rhenus Group has opened two new air and ocean offices in Hanover and Dortmund. With a combined population of 3.8 million, the Hanover, Braunschweig, Göttingen and Wolfsburg regions are an important services and manufacturing rregion while Rhine-Ruhr is one of the largest urban regions in Europe, with a population of ... [+]

Strong start for new Rhenus hub

Rhenus UK says its Manchester facility has processed over 5,000 vehicle movements in the first year since its opening in October 2017. The figure included over 2,500 exports to destinations in Europe, Asia and South America. The hub, situated at Port Salford is also home to Staples International, which was acquired ... [+]

Rhenus opens New Zealand arm

The Rhenus Group has opened its own entity in New Zealand – Rhenus Logistics NZ and with the first business site in Auckland. It will provide comprehensive international and domestic logistic solutions as well as customs consultancy with a strong focus 4PL and 5PL solutions. A natural focus for activities ... [+]

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