European company acquires Leicester logistics firm

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Rhenus Warehousing Solutions Europe has acquired the British 3PL provider, Core Management Logistics.

The logistics company, which has its headquarters in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, provides warehousing, pre-retail, freight forwarding and distribution services in the United Kingdom.

Core Management Logistics (CML) has three warehouses with over 45,000 square metres of bonded warehouse space located on Magna Park, Lutterworth, one of the largest distribution parks in Europe. Since 1990, CML has been providing customers with flexible warehousing, multi-channel fulfilment, value-added services and international freight forwarding solutions.

“We view the acquisition of Core Management Logistics as an investment in our expansion strategy in Great Britain,” says Andreas Plikat, Managing Director of Rhenus Warehousing Solutions Europe. Rhenus Warehousing Solutions Europe already operates its own logistics centres in Germany, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands and Poland.

Managing Director of CML, Mark Webb adds: “Core Management Logistics are delighted to become part of the Rhenus Group. We will benefit from a strong global network offering our customers additional European operations and transport capabilities as well as new opportunities to our employees.”