Rhenus in
Southern Africa


Welcome to Rhenus - your South African Logistics Partner with Global Reach

Rhenus Logistics (formerly World Net Logistics) provides dynamic and comprehensive international freight forwarding services, logistics, warehousing and distribution solutions that address the demands of the South African supply chain environment. We are ISO 9001:2015 certified and a Level 2 B-BBEE contributor.

Discover the benefits of partnering with Rhenus and let us help you on your path to success.

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One Brand

As the Rhenus Group, we operate worldwide and are represented in a large number of business fields with our own locations on all continents. This enables us to cover the needs of different industries with our services.

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Customer Centricity

The customer always comes first for us. We see ourselves as your partner with many years of experience and solve challenges together. With us you will find the right contact person for each of your concerns – uncomplicated and fast.

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We live in a digital world that is constantly changing. In Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things provides for a networking of machines and processes. To achieve this, we design logistics to be flexible and dynamic, ecological and economical.

Not sure which solution fits your business needs?

Our experts are always there for you.

Our Services

Whether freight forwarding, customs clearing, warehousing and delivery services, Rhenus is your one-stop shop for your logistics requirements.

Supply Chain Solutions

Full Supply Chain Offering


With our full supply chain services, Rhenus South Africa becomes an extension of your business. Our dedicated team of experts has a holistic view on your logistics requirements and can help to optimise your supply chain.


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    Customised storage options for you


    With a warehouse footprint of over 50,000 square metres in all the major centres in Southern Africa, we can assist you with your storage needs. Whether you are looking for a shared facility, an in-house solution or a dedicated warehousing facility, we give you the benefit of choice.


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      Freight forwarding and transportation


      Whether via air, sea or road, Rhenus South Africa can assist you with your international freight forwarding, cross-border and local transportation needs.


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        Express Solutions

        Rhenus Express - Your trusted courier service


        We specialise in time-sensitive business-to-business deliveries, retail distribution and selected e-commerce business.


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          Recent News


          Website relaunch: New Rhenus pages online for a year now

          It is now one year since the first completely new web pages at went online. The relaunch not only brought a fresh design, but also a completely new strategic orientation for the entire website. Since then, the Rhenus online team, the "website relaunch" project team and all Rhenus employees involved in content production have achieved a lot: Around 225 new pages (most of them in two languages) have been revised in terms of content and transferred to the new design or completely newly created.
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          Corporate NewsRoad Freight

          Swedish company Swedlink becomes Rhenus

          The Swedish logistics specialist, which has operated under the Swedlink name up to now, will use the Rhenus Logistics AB brand with immediate effect. The company is headquartered in Malmö with another branch in the capital, Stockholm and has been part of the Rhenus Group since the end of 2019. The renaming process consolidates the company’s integration within the Rhenus network.
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          Corporate News

          Rhenus Home Delivery tests a new electric van in Düsseldorf

          Rhenus Home Delivery, the specialist for making deliveries to final customers, has been trying out a vehicle powered by an electric battery since 16 February 2021. The Maxus EV80 from MAXOMOTIVE Deutschland will initially be thoroughly put to the test at the business site in Düsseldorf for four weeks – with the option of extending the trials or continuing them at a different business site.
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          Corporate NewsAir FreightOcean Freight

          Rhenus takes over BLG freight forwarding sites and opens up new markets

          The BLG LOGISTICS GROUP has made a strategic decision to focus on its domestic and international business in its Contract, Automobile and Container divisions in future. Rhenus Air & Ocean is consolidating its position in Germany with the planned takeover of the freight forwarding business of the logistics company, BLG International Forwarding GmbH & Co KG. Rhenus is using the acquisition to tap into new business fields and is making its global network available to the BLG Group. Provided that the cartel authorities approve the development, Rhenus will acquire nine air and sea freight sites on 1 April 2021.
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          NewsWarehousing SolutionsSustainability & Green Logistics

          Now avaliable: Green Magazine for sustainable warehousing

          The warehousing division now has its own magazine highlighting the sustainable warehouse solutions and activities of the Rhenus Group. The Green Magazine can be browsed directly on the website or downloaded if required.
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          About us

          The Rhenus Group is one of the leading global logistics service providers with an annual turnover of EUR 5.5 billion. Rhenus has business sites at 750 locations worldwide and employs 33,000 people. We offer intelligent solutions along the entire supply chain.
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