Tag: Rhenus Group

Rhenus Management Board is changing: Karsten Obert to leave at the end of the year

The Rhenus Group has announced that Karsten Obert, member of the Management Board since 2021, will be leaving the company at the end of the year. His responsibilities will be reallocated internally. Karsten Obert was appointed to the Management Board of the Rhenus Group on 1 January 2021. His are...

Markus Sandbrink to head the Rhenus Group’s IT division

Markus Sandbrink is taking over the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO) Group IT at Rhenus with immediate effect. As a result, the 54-year-old graduate IT business specialist will not only be responsible for his current role as Head of Corporate IT, but also for developing and harmonising ...

Joana Baetz to Lead Rhenus Group’s Global Human Resources Management

The Rhenus Group has  announced the appointment of Dr. Joana Baetz as its new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). As of 1 November, Dr. Joana Baetz has assumed this position, marking the next step in the career of the HR expert after her successful management of the group’s Air & Ocean a...

Rhenus moves its full vehicle logistics operation into top gear

While 2020 saw a record slump in new car sales in the UK, strong demand for the international movement of classic and super cars has given Rhenus UK’s newly established Full Vehicle Logistics (FVL) business a major boost. In its first six months of operations alone, the finished vehicle logist...

Rhenus takes over the Malcolm Total Logistics Group in New Zealand

The Rhenus Group has entered into an agreement to buy 100% of the shares of the operating companies in the Malcolm Total Logistics Group effective from 28 February 2020. The company, founded in 1985 and headquartered in Auckland, offers services to the local market including airfreight, sea freight...

Rhenus Logistics acquires road freight specialist PSL Group

Rhenus Logistics has acquired European road freight specialist PSL Group for an undisclosed sum - which it said further strengthens the forwarder's offering. With a head office in Maldon, Essex, and six additional offices across England, PSL Group it said "seamlessly complements the current Rhen...

Rhenus Air & Ocean division takes-off as it implements new initiatives

Rhenus Logistics said it is implementing a number of key initiatives intending to help meet changing customer demands within the Air & Ocean sector. A combination of new automated systems and technical enhancements is helping Rhenus consolidate its position within the industry. The freig...

Rhenus delivers goods via Antonov from Cologne to Rio de Janeiro

Rhenus Group transported a heavyweight payload via a chartered Antonov An-124 100 from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Rio de Janeiro on 3 June. The freight forwarder said the aircraft reached its destination in Brazil on 5 June. The Antonov was fully loaded with 106 tonnes. The aircraft has a wingsp...

Rhenus opens air and sea freight site at Leipzig/Halle Airport

Rhenus has started operating its own business location for air and sea freight at Leipzig/Halle Airport on 1 June. This has enabled the Rhenus Group to expand its network in the Eastern and Central German region. The new branch has a direct link to the Rhenus Group’s international network thro...

Rhenus establishes own network in South Africa by acquiring World Net Logistics

The Rhenus Group this month took over South African freight forwarding and logistics specialist - World Net Logistics (WNL) which has its headquarters in Johannesburg. In addition to having a dense network of business sites in South Africa, the company also has several branches and partners in As...

Rhenus acquires Rodair Group and establishes own network in Canada

The Rhenus Group has acquired the Canadian-based customised logistics solutions specialist Rodair which has its headquarters in Toronto. Rodair's core business is international freight forwarding, project logistics, courier, warehousing and distribution, 3PL services, and e-commerce solutions. Th...

Rhenus extends its air and sea freight network in Germany

The Rhenus Group has expanded its presence in the air and sea freight markets in Germany by opening two new air and ocean offices in Hanover and Dortmund. The freight forwarder said the new business sites are particularly designed to appeal to customers in the Hanover, Braunschweig, Göttingen, W...

Rhenus opens its first branch in New Zealand

The Rhenus Group now has its own entity in New Zealand – Rhenus Logistics NZ - and it started business activities in Auckland on 20 August 2018. Rhenus Logistics NZ will provide international and domestic logistic services as well as Customs consultancy with a strong focus on the customer exper...

Rhenus Logistics Ireland acquires Avant Air and Sea

The Irish arm of the Rhenus Group has expanded its presence in Ireland after signing an agreement on 3 August 2018 to acquire Avant Air and Sea - subject to CCPC consent. Avant Air and Sea specialises in temperature-controlled and pharmaceutical shipments as well as hazardous consignments and is ...

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