addition of Rhenus presence in North Sumatra's capital will strengthen its
business development plans, especially in agriculture and forestry sectors.
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Media OutReach - 29 November 2021 - Leading
global logistics service provider Rhenus has opened a new branch in Indonesia.
Located in Medan, North Sumatra, it is the fourth office under Rhenus Logistics
Indonesia. This expansion will support the company's efforts to enhance service
efficiency to customers and further reinforce relationships with key airline
and shipping partners.
observed a healthy growth in non-oil and gas exports in the country, noting
that its export value in March 2021 has jumped by 30.47 percent, due to the high increase in exports in the agricultural,
industrial, and mining sectors. As a key regional
economic hub and commercial centre in Indonesia, Medan is a gateway for the
goods and financial services trade on domestic, regional and international
levels. Medan serves as a well-known trading hub for the agricultural sector as
well, in particular palm oil.
This will also enhance
connectivity to Kualanamu International Airport, which offers access to many
Asian countries as well as the Middle East and Europe, as well as the Port of
Belawan, Indonesia's busiest seaport outside of Java.
the presence of Rhenus Logistics in Medan, it becomes a continuation point for
the development of business and logistics services on the island of Sumatra.
This move is in line with our goal to strengthen synergistic efforts for
business coordination across Jakarta, Batam, Singapore and Malaysia," said Iwan
Juniar, General Manager, Rhenus Air & Ocean, Indonesia.
Logistics Indonesia is on a steady growth track to extend its local presence,
with plans to expand in Sulawesi Island, Makassar and Kalimantan Island,
Banjarmasin. It also has three offices in Java and a specialized branch
that focuses on projects and break-bulk cargo in Balikpapan. Offering Air and
Ocean freight services, Rhenus Logistics Indonesia supports customers in
industries such as Automotive, Aircraft Spare Parts, Electronics, Furniture,
Semi-Conductors, Machinery and Food & Agriculture.