Sernam, first private operator in multimodal transport in France, and Rhenus Freight Logistics France, European logistics provider, announce an international partnership. Based on a common desire for strategic development with the objective to reinforce and enlarge the offers of both companies.
Geographical expansion and new commercial offer
With this agreement, Sernam will develop a standard pallet service to and from more than 30
countries, based on Rhenus’ global network and its 230 locations.
In addition to this geographical service expansion, Sernam will also benefit from Rhenus’ experience
in transport and logistics, especially in Germany, Benelux, Spain and Eastern Europe, where the group
is strongly established.
«We have decided to collaborate with Rhenus Freight Logistics with the aim to gain new markets and
develop a new european standard service offer» says Philippe Chevalier, CEO of Sernam.
A partnership matching the strategies of both groups
On the other end, Rhenus Freight Logistics France will take advantage of Sernam’s extended and
state-of-the-art distribution network in France, result of the active investment program initiated in
2003. Rhenus will have access to the unique expertise of Sernam in multimodal express transport,
based on the flexibility of the road and reliability of the railway.
«The geographical distribution of the 55 branches of Sernam and its rail/road versatility are real
assets, which match our current needs. By combining strengths with Sernam, Rhenus Freight Logistics
France will be able to further increase the level of service for its international clients and
partners» say Tobias Bartz, Managing Director of Rhenus Freight Logistics France.