Changes in Latitude: Latin America’s economy reverses years of cargo stagnation

Ten pallets of papayas are sitting in an industrial-sized refrigerator in one of the cool-chain facilities at Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport (GIG), awaiting the green light from customs to be loaded onto the belly of a Los Angeles-bound widebody. Upon arrival in LAX, the prized fruits will be offloaded and transferred to another aircraft, […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • July 5, 2018

Rhenus takes over Aussie forwarder in Asia-Pacific expansion

The Rhenus Group announced that it will be buying up O’Brien Logistics Australia, and renaming the freight forwarding company, “Rhenus Logistics Australia.” The acquisition gives the global logistics company a fully owned subsidiary “down under,” where Rhenus hopes to expand its network of business sites across the Asia-Pacific region. O’Brien Logistics, headquartered in Melbourne, handles […]
  • Lewis King
  • July 4, 2017

Rhenus to grow outpost count by 10 percent in Asia-Pacific

Rhenus Group’s sea- and airfreight division plans to increase its business sites in the Asia-Pacific region by more than 10 percent during 2017. The logistics company is also enhancing interconnectivity between air- and seafreight and overland traffic networks by adding two new gateways in Germany. Sites are set to open in China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia […]
  • Lewis King
  • May 15, 2017

The politics of turmoil: Overcoming global supply chain disruption

When word spread through social media that rebel factions in the Turkish Army had taken both bridges crossing the Bosporus, Ömer’s mind jumped to airfreight arriving at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport and containers sitting on the docks at a port to the city’s south for which he was responsible. “Containers were left on the dock, everything […]
  • Lewis King
  • October 4, 2016

Skylink to handle cargo for IAG at Schiphol

  Skylink Handling Services B.V., the ground-handling arm of Rhenus Logistics, was awarded a three-year contract to handle cargo for IAG at Amsterdam-Schiphol airport. Skylink began servicing IAG Cargo Airlines Aug. 1. Representatives from IAG Cargo have been moved to the Skylink offices at Amsterdam-Schiphol. IAG Cargo’s regional manager for Europe said he anticipates that […]
  • Staff Reports
  • October 1, 2015