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Welwyn Garden City, Herts, United Kingdom, 2007/12/03 - This week’s Analytiqa Logistics Bulletin reports on further M&A activity across the logistics and express sectors with developments in South Korea, India, Brazil and the UK.
In India, UPS Jetair Express announced a strategic alliance with AFL that will significantly expand accessibility to UPS services in the country, while providing export capabilities to AFL. Also this week, trading updates in the form of quarterly or interim results have been posted by Christian Salvesen, CEVA, Maersk and ABX LOGISTICS. Amongst contract news, business wins were reported across Europe, the US and Asia by Wincanton, Cougar Express, Ryder and Shippers Warehouse.
Elsewhere, supply chain technology developments feature prominently this week, with news of cost savings and supply chain optimisation at the Co-op, Constellation Europe, Pella Corporation and Ocean Spray.
Rhenus Logistics enters Brazil
Handle logistics services for sugar and other goods, including coffee, chemicals, tiles, paper and cellulose
The Rhenus Group is continuing to expand its global network by setting up a subsidiary company in Brazil. The new company operating under the name “RMK Logistics do Brasil” will handle logistics services required for sugar and other products.
Because Europe is cutting its exports of sugar in the wake of changes to the law and a cut in subsidies, the Maxx Group of Companies, a member of the Rhenus Group, wanted to provide its customers with a solution to the expanding, but difficult logistics market in Brazil.
Maxx Logistics has jointly set up RMK Logistics do Brasil and its own subsidiary KGSB Logistics in Hamburg. The new subsidiary in Santos will handle logistics services for sugar and other goods, including coffee, chemicals, tiles, paper and cellulose.
The Rhenus Group has annual turnover of €3.0 billion, making it one of the world’s leading logistics contractors. It has over 14,000 employees based at 230 locations worldwide. Rhenus’ Contract Logistics, Freight Logistics, Port Logistics and Public Transport divisions manage complex supply chains and provide value-added services.
Central & Eastern European Logistics
Logistics market size, forecasts and outsourcing, leading 3PLs, trends and key growth sectors for each of six key countries
Central & Eastern European Logistics has been published due to demand from professionals in the supply chain industry for reliable and comprehensive market data. This report provides analysis of past market performance, operating locations, outsourcing rates, investment and sector trends along with forecast growth trends for logistics markets across Central & Eastern Europe, focusing specifically on the following six countries: Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Romania; Slovakia.
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