Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Rhenus snaps up South African forwarder

Rhenus Group has acquired South African freight forwarding and logistics specialist, World Net Logistics (WNL).

Photo credit: Rhenus Group

The core business activities of WNL involve air and oceanfreight operations. One major focus lies in providing airfreight connections between South Africa and Germany, as well as marine links between South Africa and China, Germany and the UK.

WNL also has its own vehicle fleet for overland services, as well as warehouse capacity in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and East London (South Africa).

In addition to a strong presence in South Africa, WNL also has several branches and partners in Asia and Germany. These include WNL Germany with sites in Bremen and Frankfurt, as well as WNL Asia with companies in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore.

Rhenus has made a swathe of acquisitions in recent months. On March 19, 2019 HLPFI reported that Rhenus acquired Canada’s Rodair Group. It also acquired Italy’s Cesped during January. Rhenus PartnerShip, the group’s inland waterway shipping division, acquired ČSPL from the ARGO Group during November 2018.

www.rhenus.com

www.worldnetlogistics.com

Heavy Lift | News

Keith joins dship fleet thumbnail image

Keith joins dship fleet

September 18 - dship Carriers has taken delivery of its latest newbuild multipurpose vessel.
Views: 170
ABC and CLA go online thumbnail image

ABC and CLA go online

September 18 - Bookings for capacity on AirBridgeCargo (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) flights can now be completed via the cargo.one digital platform.
Views: 204
Zeaborn forms JV with MPC thumbnail image

Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
Views: 253
DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa thumbnail image

DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
Views: 288

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.