|Chilean Army helps JF Hillebrand distribute water.|
• JF Hillebrand donate Flexitanks for Haiti aid
March 18, 2010 -- Following the devastating earthquake that struck Chile 6th March, JF Hillebrand has donated 50 bulk flexitanks to the earthquake relief effort. The tanks, which would normally be used to transport bulk wine, are being used to distribute clean water supplies to residents in areas affected by the earthquake.
Although JF Hillebrand's office and warehouse in Chile were hit by the earthquake, they suffered relatively minor damage and were able to resume near-normal operations within a few days.
About JF Hillebrand
With a global network headquartered in Mainz Germany, JF Hillebrand employs 1400 people in 44 offices around the world. The company reported a throughput of over 225,000 containers in 2008 - equating to almost 950 million cases of wine.
Since 1844, we have dedicated ourselves to the efficient and cost-effective logistics of wines, spirits and beers. As well as offering first class logistics services, we also lead the way in the development of innovative products, services and IT tools to the global beverage industry. JF Hillebrand was voted "Best Logistics Company" in the 2008 Drinks Business Awards. For additional information, please refer to our website: www.jfhillebrand.com