Rhenus to launch new Integrated logistics services business unit, Supply Chain Solutions, in India

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 9 February 2022 – Following a growth-driven year, Rhenus
India will introduce new products across all existing business units, add a new
business unit and enhance its capabilities in sustainable logistics.

 

After
achieving a record year-on-year average growth of 20 to 30 percent from 2010 to
2021 in India,
leading global logistics service provider Rhenus Logistics announced extensive
plans to expand its product portfolio for the domestic market. Rhenus India will
also look into introducing environmentally sustainable products and services,
ranging from carbon-neutral LCL product to exploring the use of electric
vehicles for trucking.

Some of the new products introduced across
the four business units (Air & Ocean, Customs Brokerage, Contract Logistics
and Domestic Freight) include:

  1. Air Freight Consol
    from Hongkong to Chennai (three consols per week)
  2. Cross-Border Road
    Freight to SAARC Nations (The South Asian Association for Regional
    Cooperation)
  3. Chemical
    Warehouses in Gurugram (February 2022) and Bhiwandi (May 2022)
  4. Visibility Tool – to
    provide a comprehensive visibility to the customers for real time decision
    making
  5. Global Service
    Centre – to manage an entire
    spectrum of customs services and requirements for the United Kingdom and
    other European countries
  6. Control Tower

To further
provide an end-to-end visibility to customers, Rhenus India will now offer Supply
Chain Solutions, providing technology-enabled logistics support as part of a
dedicated new business unit.

Rhenus India continues on a growth
trajectory with 1.4 million square feet of warehousing space and over 500 new
employees added to the local team over the past two years. Highlights include
the opening of a new chemical multi-user warehouse in Chennai in 2021,
strengthening its capabilities to serve the chemical industries.

“Customers lie in the forefront of our
strategy. Rhenus India will continue to invest in people, resources and infrastructure,
while keeping a long-term view of growth in mind. Digital Excellence, HR
Excellence and Customer Centricity will be the pillars of our future growth,”
said Vivek Arya, Managing Director of Rhenus India.

With over seven decades of expertise in domestic
freight and logistics services, Rhenus India supports corporate customers
across 70 offices in India, with more than 2,000 professionally qualified
employees and 2.4 million square feet of warehousing space. Rhenus India
provides integrated logistics solutions and services across most industry
segments including chemicals and petrochemicals, industrial and engineering,
automotive, electronics and white goods as well as pharmaceuticals.

 

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