Rhenus Contract Logistics introduces AutoStore systems powered by Swisslog
Rhenus Contract Logistics has started using its AutoStore system provided by Swisslog. The automated storage and order picking system is installed in a brand new distribution centre in Tilburg, Netherlands. This sustainable...
Rhenus establishes its own network in South Africa by acquiring World Net Logistics
The Rhenus Group took over the South African freight forwarding and logistics specialist, World Net Logistics (WNL), which has its headquarters in Johannesburg, in March 2019. In addition to having a dense network of business...
Rhenus achieves 10% growth in Switzerland
Rhenus Alpina AG saw profitable growth in 2018 with revenues up around 10 percent. The business operations of the Rhenus Group in Switzerland generated total revenues of CHF 346 m (2017: CHF 314 m).
Rhenus acquires Rodair Group and establishes its own network in Canada
The Rhenus Group has acquired the Canadian-based customized logistics solutions specialist Rodair, which has its headquarters in Toronto, in March 2019. The acquisition is subject to approval by the relevant authorities.
*Update - 18.03.19* Severe Disruption at the Port of Calais
*Update 18.03.19* Disruption at the Port of Calais has slowed, meaning trucks moving through the port are now seeing significantly less, or even no disruption compared with last week. We are still monitoring the situation and...
Industrial Action In France Disrupting Freight Movements Through Calais
Protests by customs agents in France have continued throughout the week, protesting for higher pay and demonstrating what could happen if greater controls are put in place post-Brexit:
*UPDATE: Strike called off* Potential Port Strikes May Take Place Across Sweden - Wednesday 6th March
We are happy to report that the planned Swedish port strikes on the 6th March have been called off, with an agreement in place to suspend any strikes for at least a year.
Greater capacity for Rhenus :people!
Rhenus BPO Services is opening another business site for the customer management activities provided by its subsidiary, Rhenus :people!, in Plauen on 1 March. The new office space measuring 800 square metres offers clients of...
Cuxport handles heavy cargo using multimodal services
The terminal operator Cuxport managed a heavy-lift project involving multimodal transport and handling operations on behalf of the Bohnet freight forwarder at the beginning of February. A machine frame weighing 95 tonnes was...
Strike: National Strike in Belgium on Wednesday 13th February 2019
Trade union strikes will severely affect flights and public transport in Belgium, with additional disruption to road networks likely.