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From 2016, Green Cargo and Real Rail Sweden AB have worked in partnership with the transportation of perishable goods and industrial freight on three different routes, between southern and northern Sweden. “We are continuing our partnership with Green Cargo who maintain high quality standards and have structured quality efforts in place,” says Hans Backman, CEO of Real Rail Sweden AB.
Green Cargo has signed an agreement with Softronic for the purchase of Transmontana Co-Co locomotives with a tractive power of up to 3,000 tonnes, or twice the tractive power of a conventional RC locomotive.
For many years now, Green Cargo and Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems have worked on the transportation of material for switches and complete railway switches. “We aim to increase our internal transportation by rail to 20 percent in 2017 and then gradually increase year by year,” says Janne Nilsson, Transport Manager at Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems.
Shipping with Green Cargo means that your shipment is being delivered with minimal climate impact, high levels of safety and in a long-term economically sustainable manner. Lättklinkerbetong AB is one of many companies that has chosen Green Cargo as their freight carrier - the only freight carrier with nationwide coverage that is certified as a Good Environmental Choice for freight transportation.
The union SEKO has announced that conflict measures will take effect at 2 pm on Friday 12 May. Due to the scale of the conflict measures we have had to adjust our traffic. We are actively working to ensure that as many trains as possible run and to keep the number of traffic changes to a minimum.
Eight Green Cargo wagons run from Billingsfors to Varberg and Falkenberg each week with roundwood on behalf of Ahlstrom-Munksjö in Billingsfors. The timber’s final destination is the Maa Sawmill near Ullared.
Green Cargo and Ovako have extended the shuttle agreements for Smeboxpendeln and Hälleforspendeln for an additional three years. With five cycles a week throughout the year, steel materials are transported in one direction and scrap in the other for recycling in production.
On 5 April, Green Cargo will be switching terminals in Malmo for the Belgium Direct line, which will mean even longer drop off and pick up times for clients, and more efficient transportation as a result.
Green Cargo launches a new IT system, PICit, encompassing the company’s entire domestic rail traffic in Norway. The launch began with the Alnabru — Trondheim railway route in mid-March. Green Cargo now has standardized, digital working methods for bookings to deliveries that facilitate status updates for customers’ freight wagons and units with both online and EDI bookings including track & trace.
E.ON and Green Cargo have signed a long-term agreement comprising two single-commodity trains a week. These will deliver propane gas and run between Karlshamn and SSAB’s production facility in Borlänge.
Green Cargo runs 400 freight trains each day, which is equivalent to the capacity of approximately 10,000 truck transports. We serve 270 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... Show more
Green Cargo runs 400 freight trains each day, which is equivalent to the capacity of approximately 10,000 truck transports. We serve 270 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 2,000 employees and annual revenue of SEK 4 billion (2015).