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Eskilstuna’s new marshalling yard opened

Eskilstuna’s new marshalling yard opened

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2017 10:00 GMT

CEO Jan Kilström rode on a locomotive when Eskilstuna’s new marshalling yard opened on Monday. The yard represents a clear investment in line with the company’s growth strategy.

Green Cargo delivers renewable energy to the world’s largest urban biomass-fired CHP plant

Green Cargo delivers renewable energy to the world’s largest urban biomass-fired CHP plant

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2017 13:10 GMT

Green Cargo has a long-standing partnership with Stora Enso Bioenergi and Trätåg for transporting biofuel from several locations to combined heat and power (CHP) plants in Sweden. In 2018, Green Cargo will operate from Sveg and from a new loading site in Hällefors to Fortum Värme’s CHP plant in Värtan, the world’s largest such plant in an urban environment.

​Green Cargo signs new freight agreements with Moelven and BillerudKorsnäs

​Green Cargo signs new freight agreements with Moelven and BillerudKorsnäs

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2017 10:00 GMT

In December, new three-year agreements enter force between Green Cargo, Grenland Rail, Moelven and BillerudKorsnäs for sustainable deliveries of woodchips and pulpwood from Norway to Sweden.

Quality decisive for Real Rail’s continued partnership with Green Cargo

Quality decisive for Real Rail’s continued partnership with Green Cargo

News   •   Jul 04, 2017 08:37 GMT

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.

​Efficient freight with Green Cargo’s new Co-Co locomotive

​Efficient freight with Green Cargo’s new Co-Co locomotive

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2017 14:24 GMT

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.

Partnering for more efficient infrastructure

Partnering for more efficient infrastructure

News   •   Jun 09, 2017 10:25 GMT

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.

​Lättklinkerbetong AB uses Green Cargo’s eco-friendly freight services

​Lättklinkerbetong AB uses Green Cargo’s eco-friendly freight services

News   •   May 19, 2017 10:25 GMT

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.

​Green Cargo works to minimize consequences of the overtime blockade

​Green Cargo works to minimize consequences of the overtime blockade

News   •   May 11, 2017 10:00 GMT

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.

​Green Cargo to continue roundwood transportation for Ahlstrom-Munksjö

​Green Cargo to continue roundwood transportation for Ahlstrom-Munksjö

News   •   May 08, 2017 09:21 GMT

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.

​Ovako extends logistics contract with Green Cargo

​Ovako extends logistics contract with Green Cargo

News   •   Apr 18, 2017 08:50 GMT

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.

CMP and Green Cargo create flexible and effective logistics solutions in Malmö

CMP and Green Cargo create flexible and effective logistics solutions in Malmö

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2017 09:32 GMT

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 for domestic rail traffic in Norway

Green Cargo launches a new IT system for domestic rail traffic in Norway

News   •   Mar 23, 2017 09:00 GMT

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.

​Green Cargo’s logistics solution for E.ON secures delivery of propane gas to SSAB

​Green Cargo’s logistics solution for E.ON secures delivery of propane gas to SSAB

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2017 08:41 GMT

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.

Boliden extend its agreement with Green Cargo

Boliden extend its agreement with Green Cargo

News   •   Mar 13, 2017 11:00 GMT

Boliden has decided to extend its agreement with Green Cargo, which means that the Aitik shuttle and Copper shuttle will continue to be operated by Green Cargo.

Kompensasjonsordning for godstransport med tog

Kompensasjonsordning for godstransport med tog

News   •   Jan 02, 2017 10:02 GMT

Det ble den 1.3.2016 innført en kompensasjonsordning som har til hensikt å kompensere for deler av de merkostnader togoperatører og deres kunder måtte få dersom planlagte tog ikke kan kjøres pga infrastrukturelle forhold.

Green Cargo på Norges største logistikkmesse

Green Cargo på Norges største logistikkmesse

News   •   Oct 20, 2016 09:00 GMT

Denne uken deltok vi på Norges største logistikkmesse «Transport & Logistikk» på Gardermoen. Konsernsjef Jan Kilström forklarte i sitt foredrag bakgrunnen for at vi valgte å etablere oss i Norge og innenfor hvilke markedssegmenter vi vil vokse. På messen hadde vi også en stand der vi møtte nåværende og potensielt nye kunder, samarbeidspartnere og interesseorganisasjoner.

Høsten er her og nå tar vi nye skritt for økt vekst

Høsten er her og nå tar vi nye skritt for økt vekst

Blog posts   •   Oct 06, 2016 10:30 GMT

​Endelig høst! Vi i jernbanebransjen går alltid inn i sommerperioden med en viss usikkerhet. Har vi dimensjonert trafikken riktig? Vil antall lokførere og terminalarbeidere være nok, og finnes de på riktig sted? Og la det ikke bli for fint vær, for mye varme og sol øker risikoen for driftsforstyrrelser, og det blir vanskeligere å finne medarbeidere som vil jobbe ekstra.

​Norsk Gjenvinning og Tekniske verken benytter Green Cargos miljøvennlige transporter på tog

​Norsk Gjenvinning og Tekniske verken benytter Green Cargos miljøvennlige transporter på tog

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2016 08:00 GMT

Nå har togtransportene med flis startet fra Norsk Gjenvinnings anlegg Groruddalen Miljøpark i Norge, til Tekniska verkens kraftvarmeverk i Katrineholm. Allerede ved å kjøre en mindre mengde på tog, minskes karbonutslippene med minst 70 000 kg sammenliknet med transport på lastebil.