On 28 August Rhenus Data Office signed a contract to take over the document and data medium destruction operations of Recall Deutschland GmbH. The company is part of Recall Holdings Limited of the United States. Recall performs document and data destruction throughout Germany at seven different sites and employs 125 people.
"From the takeover we are hoping to strengthen our operations in destruction of documents and data media and we are expanding our site and logistics network in Germany," as Jens Kumbrink, managing director of Rhenus Office Systems, explained the purchase. "At the same time, the value-added services of Rhenus Data Office as well as services of our affiliated companies in the field of mail delivery, interim staffing and digitalisation and archiving services will all be available to our new customers from a single source."
Rhenus Data Office is part of the document logistics company Rhenus Office Systems and services clients domestically and abroad. The corporate unit takes on both stationary as well as mobile destruction of documents and data media Germany-wide. Its services additionally include destruction of hard drives, complete office disposal, IT remarketing and document rescue.
Recall, with its headquarters in Atlanta in the US state of Georgia services about 80,000 customers in more than 20 countries.
Finalisation of the acquisition depends upon approval by the German antitrust authorities.
About Rhenus Office Systems
Rhenus Office Systems GmbH provides systematic services for domestic and international document logistics; they range from incoming mail to digitalization and archiving and even include data destruction and the availability and provision of specialist personnel. Rhenus Office Systems is a hundred percent subsidiary of the Rhenus Group which provides logistics services around the globe and has annual turnover amounting to EUR 4.1 billion. Rhenus employs over 24,000 people at more than 390 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.
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