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

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          Rhenus Advanced Services signs multi-year contract with Supersapiens

          Rhenus Advanced Services, an order-to-cash company that brings support to medium-sized companies and start-ups who wish to be represented in Europe, announced that it has added Supersapiens as a customer. Rhenus Advanced Services is responsible for the warehousing and distribution and will run the Purchase Order, Sales Order entry, and multilingual customer service desk for Supersapiens in Europe.
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          NewsSustainability & Green Logistics

          EcoVadis CSR award: Rhenus is among the top 10 percent of logistics companies

          In 2020, the Rhenus Group was assessed for the sixth time by the EcoVadis rating platform for CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and once again performed successfully: The company is among the top ten percent of service providers in the logistics industry assessed by EcoVadis.
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          Port LogisticsShip TransportCorporate News

          Rhenus takes a majority holding in Arkon Shipping & Projects

          Rhenus Maritime Services, the charterer and shipping company for short-sea traffic with operations across Europe, took over 60 percent of the shares in the ship and project consignment manager, Arkon Shipping & Projects, in March. Rhenus is strengthening its project and heavy-lift cargo business by taking this holding in Arkon Shipping & Projects.
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          Corporate NewsPort LogisticsShip TransportInland Navigation

          TRIMODAL Logistik welcomes a new shareholder, EKB Container Logistik

          EKB Container Logistik, a provider of international container transport operations and logistics services for them, took over 23.8 percent of the shares in TRIMODAL Logistik, which has its headquarters in Bremen, on 1 April. TRIMODAL Logistik operates an inland waterway shuttle service between Bremen and Bremerhaven every working day, among other things. The other shareholders are NWL Norddeutsche Wasserweg Logistik, which is part of the Rhenus Group, and EUROGATE INTERMODAL.
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          Corporate NewsShip Transport

          Rhenus Project Logistics organises shipment of transformers to France via inland waterways

          The heavy-duty lighter, “Fortitudo”, transported three transformers from the port of Duisburg to Saint-Leu d’Esserent in France via several European inland waterways at the end of March. The transport operation took the cargo along rivers and canals in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France. The ordering party is Rhenus Project Logistics, which specialises in shipping project loads and heavy goods.
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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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