Geodis Wilson Expands Rail Freight Services in China

Hong Kong, June 26 2013 – Geodis Wilson, one of the world’s leading freight management companies, today announced the expansion of its Asia-Pacific operations to include domestic rail freight services in China, with intercontinental services between China and Europe also planned. Freight transport by rail is growing in China.  It is considered a viable alternative to road transport because of its […]

DB Schenker Rail to operate “Bosporus Shuttle” starting in September

Germany and Turkey to be linked by up to five pairs of trains per week • European network will ensure highly reliable transports Munich/Mainz, June 6, 2013 – Starting in September 2013, DB Schenker Rail will be offering a new service known as the “Bosporus Shuttle” with three pairs of trains between Germany and Turkey each week. This number will […]

Kuehne + Nagel and VTG negotiate a merger of rail logistics activities

Letter of intent signed by both parties Hamburg, April 25, 2013 – VTG Aktiengesellschaft (CUSIP: VTG999), one of the leading wagon hire and rail logistics companies in Europe, and Kuehne + Nagel, one of the leading global logistics companies, are planning a merger of parts of their rail logistics activities. Both parties signed the related letter of intent. A majority […]

DB Schenker Rail transports Swedish paper products for ScandFibre Logistics

A total of 500,000 tons of paper and 120,000 tons in return loads annually Mainz, March 28, 2013 – On behalf of the Swedish logistics company ScandFibre Logistics, DB Schenker has been handling shipments to Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe since March 1 for ten Swedish paper mills. Seven trains are scheduled to run each week. This means that around […]

CEVA launches new China-Europe railway service

Saving customers freight costs and improving transit times Shanghai, China, 20 March, 2013 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, today announced the launch of a new China to Europe railway service.CEVA’s new China-Europe railway service connects Suzhou in China with the Netherlands in Europe. The total transit time for the whole journey is approximately 28 days, […]

Jeroen Eijsink appointed as new CEO of DHL Freight Germany

International expert is expected to further develop road and rail transport business Bonn, 03/07/2013, 10:00 AM CET – DHL Freight, one of the leading providers of road freight services in Europe, announced that Jeroen Eijsink (40) has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DHL Freight in Germany. Effective March 1, 2013, Jeroen Eijsink will be responsible for […]

TFG Transfracht Now Fully-Integrated into Deutsche Bahn

Ralf-Günter Kloß set to beef up the senior management team as of July 1 (Mainz, July 1, 2012) Effective July 1, 2012, the transfer of all shares in TFG Transfracht to Deutsche Bahn will become legally valid. The operations of Europe’s largest provider of seaport hinterland transportation services will then be controlled by DB Schenker Rail. Until this date, 50 […]

Jens Nöldner named new CEO of DB Schenker Rail Automotive GmbH

(Berlin/Kelsterbach, May 21, 2012) As of June 1, 2012, Jens Nöldner will be the new CEO of DB Schenker Rail Automotive GmbH, which handles Deutsche Bahn’s rail freight activities for the automotive industry. Nöldner, 48, will succeed Axel Marschall, who was appointed to the Management Board of DB Schenker Rail at the beginning of the year and who is responsible […]

DB Schenker to Offer New Rail Service for Industry and Trade on the Portugal-Germany Route

Weekly train starts in early February Automotive RailNet by DB Schenkersteps up capacity(Sao Juliao do Tojal/Berlin, January 31, 2012) Starting on February 3, DB SchenkerRail Automotive GmbH and DB Schenker’s Portuguese national company,Schenker Transitários, S.A., will offer their customers a new regular trainservice between Portugal and Germany. Trains for exporters from industry andtrade will connect Porto and Lisbon with factories […]