ECG welcomes its newest member, CFR Europe GmbH, based in Bremen, Germany. CFR Europe is a subsidiary of CFR Rinkens LLC, a global 3PL located in Los Angeles, USA. The company specializes in containerized shipments of new and used cars using racking systems that allow the stowage of up to 5 vehicles per ISO container. Customers include OEMs such as Tesla Motors and BMW Group, and ocean carriers, including Hapag Lloyd, MSC, and Hamburg Sud.
CFR Rinkens LLC started in 1994 with shipping classic cars from California to Western Europe. It has since grown to serve any lane globally with offices and compounds around the US, Europe, and China. CFR pioneered the use of the R-Rak system, a flexible racking system that allows for any configuration of cars loaded into ocean containers. CFR operates more racking systems globally than any competitor and is widely recognized as the leader of containerized vehicle shipments with more than 60,000 cars shipped in containers in 2018.