Rhenus offers landbridge solution

Rhenus Logistics is encouraging customers to make use of its Landbridge service to ensure guaranteed space to and from the Far East during the peak season.

The period between November and February encompasses both Christmas and the Chinese New Year, with the latter in particular impacting on operational capacity in the Far East. On top of that, unpredictable weather and staff shortages around holiday times can also affect operations and shipping capacity.

Therefore, Rhenus is prompting customers to make use of the New Silk Road – The Landbridge service offers an excellent alternative to Air & Ocean, thanks to a dedicated rail service with east and westbound connections to all major cities across the Far East and Europe. Offering 24/7 delivery times and fixed departure schedules, the service aims to reassure customers that they can avoid any unexpected delays throughout this exceptionally busy period.

Particularly noteworthy is Rhenus’ commitment to offering guaranteed space on the service. At a time of year where ocean shipping capacity is limited, this guaranteed space provides companies with a reliable alternative, irrespective of capacity demand, weather, or national holidays. This will help its customers to avoid blank sailings, rolled cargo, delays and other issues forwarders experience during peak season.

Spencer Davern, Air & Ocean director at Rhenus Logistics UK, commented: “The Landbridge service is perfectly positioned in the market to offer rapid and affordable distribution services for China and Europe.

“Rhenus Landbridge offers an excellent alternative to Air & Ocean, while still providing door-to-door deliveries across China and Europe. With the busy months upon us, we advise customers to reach out and plan their deliveries in advance to ensure their goods get to where they need to be on time,” Spencer continued.