Rhenus announces investment in air freight Gateway at Heathrow

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Logistics service provider Rhenus Group has announced an investment for the UK market with the opening of a new air freight gateway at its Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved Regulated Screening site close to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

The new facility is equipped with latest technology, cargo screening and air freight handling equipment, allowing customers of Rhenus to access to a full complement of air freight cargo handling capabilities and aiming to handle all time critical or sensitive cargo shipments without the need for third party screening or ULD build up.

Rhenus has made a significant investment in vertical markets such as life sciences and healthcare, perishable cargo and full vehicle logistics in aims to strengthen its service offering. The Gateway will also act as a consolidation hub, allowing Rhenus to increase consolidation services globally, working in partnership with RHEGREEN, the world’s first carbon reduction programme for air freight.

The new air freight hub in the UK joins the global Rhenus Gateway network of strategic locations including Amsterdam, Mumbai, Bangkok, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London, Miami, Newark, Shanghai and Sao Paulo.  

Source: Rhenus