Rhenus Logistics, one of Britain’s leading freight forwarders, has confirmed its partnership with Balkan logistics operator, Milsped. The deal will see Rhenus expand its European operations further and follows the recent announcement of its co-operation with Austrian logistics group Transdanubia.
Milsped delivers customised logistics and value-added services across the Balkan region, serving sectors as diverse as the automotive industry and the fashion trade. The Serbian-based business currently operates regular freight forwarding services from its hub in Belgrade to over 80 locations in Bosnia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Albania, handling more than 32,000 shipments per year.
Gary Dodsworth, director at Rhenus, said: “We’re incredibly excited to add an organisation as highly regarded as Milsped to our blue chip and market-leading partner base. Milsped operates in a part of Europe that is rich with potential and it offers us the network, expertise and committed approach that we view as essential. Along with Rhenus UK, Rhenus operations in Germany and Spain are also launching partnerships with Milsped: testament to our belief that strength in unity will help to develop the fast growing logistics sector in Europe.”
Encompassing rail, road, air and sea, Rhenus Logistics has more than 75 years’ experience in logistics. Through a network of 11 facilities strategically located across England, Scotland and Ireland, it delivers a fast and flexible import and export service to OE and aftermarket automotive firms. The business specialises in meeting its clients’ needs with a proactive approach that ensures an efficient supply chain is maintained.