Welcome aboard the Austria Direct line between Malmö/Trelleborg and Vienna

News   •   Jun 13, 2019 07:00 UTC

​The direct line, with three trains a week in each direction, is not only the fastest transportation alternative, it is also a more reliable and climate-smart alternative. Not only does it reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 63% compared with road freight over the same distance, it also decreases road congestion.

​IKEA reduces its climate impact by 4,476 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year with Green Cargo

Press releases   •   Apr 29, 2019 09:00 UTC

In the beginning of March, the first shuttle for Årsta left from Älmhult and Torsvik under the new contract with IKEA Transport & Logistics Services. The shuttle runs six days per week and supplies goods to department stores and warehouses in the greater Stockholm and Uppsala areas.

​Scanlog and Green Cargo’s partnership is decreasing carbon dioxide emissions for Findus through a direct rail link between Sweden and Italy

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2019 12:00 UTC

Green Cargo’s direct round-trip trains between Scandinavia and Italy run several times a week for the Swedish business community. Findus is one of several companies that is choosing sustainable rail transportation solutions through collaboration between Scandinavian Logistics Partners (Scanlog) and Green Cargo.

​Holmen chooses Green Cargo’s climate-smart trains

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2019 10:00 UTC

Holmen has taken a new step in its sustainable strategy work. Holmen’s largest forest holdings are located in northern Sweden, while much of its industrial production takes place in the south. To secure its wood supply and add value to its own forest, Holmen is now going to be transporting its wood south on trains from Green Cargo.

​Green Cargo is delivering sheet piling to the West Link project, removing 370 truckloads from the roads

News   •   Jan 28, 2019 15:00 UTC

The Swedish Transport Administration is building the West Link to create a railway for commuter and regional trains in a tunnel under central Gothenburg. Green Cargo is transporting around 8,600 tonnes of sheet piling to the tunnel site, removing almost 370 truckloads from roads to and within central Gothenburg.

​Green Cargo and SSAB develop their collaboration and sign new five-year agreement

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 12:30 UTC

SSAB has given Green Cargo its continued trust in handling the crucial flow of steel ingots and finished products between SSAB’s plants in Luleå, Borlänge and Oxelösund. The new agreement goes into effect on January 1, 2020 and extends at least five years beyond that.

​Green Cargo raises transportation efficiency with new brake discs

News   •   Dec 13, 2018 11:00 UTC

In mid-November, Green Cargo began installing a new type of brake disc that will be tested on mail wagons over the winter. If the project is successful, more wagons will have their brake discs replaced.

​Mellanskog switches to climate-smart transportation with Green Cargo

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 11:00 UTC

The most efficient way to reduce climate impact from transportation is to transfer freight from the road network to the railways. In October, Mellanskog and Green Cargo entered a new partnership agreement under which woodchips will now be transported by rail instead of by road. This will result in safe, more efficient and more environmentally friendly shipments.

​Green Cargo designated as one of Volvo Cars’ specially qualified suppliers

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2018 09:00 UTC

Volvo Cars’ sustainability day in Gothenburg on Thursday concluded with awarding the international Volvo Cars Quality of Excellence prize. Several hundred participants from all over the world were there, including Marcus Wiklund and Clas Svensson from Green Cargo. Along with the other nominated suppliers, Green Cargo had the honor of accepting the Volvo Cars prize.

​Green Cargo’s Chairman joins Government’s freight transport advisory council

Press releases   •   Aug 29, 2018 11:00 UTC

The Government has resolved to create a national freight transport advisory council, tasked with contributing to efforts to promote efficient, high capacity and sustainable freight transportation, and with implementing the freight transport strategy. Green Cargo’s Chairman Jan Sundling has been asked to join the council.

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About Green Cargo

Sustainable Logistics

Green Cargo runs 400 freight trains each day, which is equivalent to the capacity of approximately 10,000 truck transports. We serve 300 locations in Sweden and the major cities in Norway. In cooperation with other operators, we reach thousands of locations in Europe. Green Cargo is the only nation-wide freight transport company that meets the standards set by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation for freight transports (Bra Miljöval). Green Cargo is owned by the Swedish state. The Group has approximately 1,800 employees and annual revenue of SEK 4,2 billion (2018).

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