Hongyuan moves upmarket at Brussels Airport to support e-commerce growth
Beijing-based logistics service provider Hongyuan Group and Brussels Airport have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the European Gateway’s links with China and support the growth of the e-commerce market.
As part of this partnership, Hongyuan Group strengthened its presence at Brussels Airport by opening a new 8,000 mÂ² facility and choosing the hub as its European headquarters.
Hongyuan said in a statement, âHongyuan has experienced rapid growth in its air cargo operations in Europe, and with the successful development of the ‘Air Silk Road’ between China and Belgium, it has become necessary to expand their infrastructure and find a new strategic strategy. location, which he found at Brussels Airport.
âHongyuan is the first Chinese logistics player to deploy a European logistics footprint at Brussels Airport to take its logistics services to the next level. “
Cling Guo, Director of Hongyuan Group Europe, commented: âWe have chosen Brussels Airport as our new European headquarters because it is truly the strategic gateway to Europe. Now we can increase our operations, with our partners at Brussels Airport. We have the ambition to become an essential partner in the world of logistics around Brussels Airport. In the future, we want to gradually open new international freight routes such as Europe, America and Southeast Asia and increase exports to China.
Arnaud Feist, Managing Director of Brussels Airport, added: âAfter the successful start of their operations at Brussels Airport last year, we are pleased to welcome Hongyuan Group to its new warehouse at our airport and to anchor our partnership with this Memorandum of Understanding. Being part of the Hongyuan network reinforces our role as a gateway to Europe for their Chinese and European customers. We look forward to a successful and long-term collaboration.
Hongyuan has had a site at Brussels Airport since October 2020, chartering flights with several airlines. He plans to launch his own airline in 2022.