Life Fitness, the global leader for manufacturing commercial fitness equipment, has now selected Rhenus Midi Data to play an even greater role in its business. The Rhenus company is now operating one of US manufacturer’s European warehouses to serve its customers in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy.
Rhenus Midi Data, the technical installation and distribution specialist, has set up a new 6.000 square metre logistics centre in the greater Munich area in Germany. The high-tech specialist will handle the warehousing and spare parts logistics for the wide range of products on behalf of Life Fitness.
The facility operated by Rhenus Midi Data will manage incoming goods, picking operations and dispatch items to Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. Rhenus Midi Data will also manage the transport operations and, if necessary, install the high-value products at their final point of use; the venues range from health clubs to professional sports facilities.
Life Fitness has further streamlined its European logistics operations by selecting Rhenus Midi Data as its logistics partner. Jim Field, Director ISBU Operations at Life Fitness, comments, “I’m impressed by the expertise that Rhenus has shown in launching the project and how smoothly things have gone. Life Fitness and Rhenus are ideal partners to produce and deliver the best possible products for
The Rhenus Group provides logistics services around the globe and has annual turnover amounting to EUR 4 billion. Rhenus employs over 24,000 people at more than 350 locations worldwide. The Rhenus business areas – Contract Logistics, Freight Logistics and Port Logistics – manage complex supply chains and provide a wealth of innovative value-added services.
About Life Fitness
Life Fitness is the global leader in producing fitness equipment. The company manufactures and sells strength and cardiovascular equipment under the brand names Life Fitness and Hammer Strength and distributes its equipment in more than 120 countries. With its headquarters outside Chicago in Rosemont, Ill., Life Fitness is a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC).
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