Last month, Rhenus Air & Ocean moved from Herstal in Belgium to its new
location some 20 kilometres away at Liège Airport. The reason behind the
move is its strategically advantageous position in the “Golden Triangle”
between Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. At the new branch, Rhenus Air &
Ocean plans to offer multimodal solutions and expand Rhenus’ global
Handling more than 900,000 tonnes of transported goods a year, Liège Airport
(LGG) is Belgium’s largest freight airport and the fastest growing cargo airport in
Europe. A multitude of large airlines like Qatar Airways, AirBridgeCargo and Ethiopian Airlines use Liège as their European hub and link it with numerous regions worldwide.
“In addition to attractive flight schedules, Liège Airport has excellent multimodal
connections, which will enable us to offer our customers more air and rail freight
products in addition to sea freight products in the future,” Frank Roderkerk, CEO
of Rhenus Air & Ocean Northern Europe, notes.
“Several trains a week connect Liège with China along the land bridge, including Yiwu and Zhengzhou.”
In addition, Rhenus offers the storage of goods within the Rhenus Belgium network at Brucargo.