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AGA Gas and Green Cargo extend partnership agreement with rail freight to Norway

AGA Gas and Green Cargo extend partnership agreement with rail freight to Norway

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2019 12:20 UTC

​In August, AGA Gas and Green Cargo further extended their partnership agreement with shipments from Sweden to Norway. Health, safety and the environment are prioritized areas for both AGA Gas and Green Cargo, and through their continued partnership, cargo will be transported efficiently and safely, with an annual reduction of 150,000 kg of carbon dioxide.

Schenker AS and Green Cargo sign a new agreement for rail freight transportation between Oslo and Narvik

Schenker AS and Green Cargo sign a new agreement for rail freight transportation between Oslo and Narvik

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 10:21 UTC

​For Schenker, rail freight is an important part of their network and a part of the company’s DNA. Strengthening rail freight gives them environmental advantages aligned with their focus on developing more sustainable logistics solutions. Green Cargo is therefore a key partner that takes sustainability issues seriously.

​Real Rail’s and Green Cargo’s transportation partnership aims to reduce climate emissions by 50,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2020

​Real Rail’s and Green Cargo’s transportation partnership aims to reduce climate emissions by 50,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 12:43 UTC

After many years of successful collaboration, Real Rail and Green Cargo are strengthening their ties with a new partnership to continue to offer climate-smart transportation from north to south for Swedish business.

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

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

​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

​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

​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

​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

​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

​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

​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

​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

​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.

Söderenergi renews contract with Green Cargo

Söderenergi renews contract with Green Cargo

Press releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 13:00 UTC

​Green Cargo’s agreement with Söderenergi covering the transportation of biofuel from fuel suppliers across Sweden to the company’s fuel terminal in Nykvarn dates back to 2009, and is now being renewed for a further three years.

​Jan Kilström to leave Green Cargo for a CEO post in another industry

​Jan Kilström to leave Green Cargo for a CEO post in another industry

Press releases   •   May 15, 2018 08:00 UTC

After five years as the CEO of Green Cargo, Jan Kilström has decided to leave the company to take up a new CEO assignment in the autumn.

​Domsjö Fiber chooses rail transportation through new agreement with Green Cargo

​Domsjö Fiber chooses rail transportation through new agreement with Green Cargo

Press releases   •   May 08, 2018 10:00 UTC

The greatest reduction in the climate impact of transportation stems from moving cargo to rail. In a collaboration agreement, Domsjö Fiber and Green Cargo have moved over 5,000 tonnes of pulpwood a week from road to rail freight for safer, more efficient and greener transportation. The first rail consignment, loaded with lnps-model timber wagons, ran in mid-February.

​Green Cargo invests in more Co-Co locomotives

​Green Cargo invests in more Co-Co locomotives

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2018 09:00 UTC

Green Cargo invests in another six Transmontana Co-Co locomotives. The Co-Co locomotives can pull about twice as much as a conventional RC locomotive and will be delivered in autumn 2019.

Future secure for Granudden through new agreement between Green Cargo and Yilport

Future secure for Granudden through new agreement between Green Cargo and Yilport

Press releases   •   Apr 03, 2018 08:00 UTC

Green Cargo and Yilport have signed a three-year agreement covering rail shuttles between Granudden and Fredriksskans, where Yilport – Gävle’s container terminal – is located. The service began in mid-February and runs seven trains a week.

​Green Cargo and Lineas respond to market demand for international rail shuttles

​Green Cargo and Lineas respond to market demand for international rail shuttles

Press releases   •   Mar 19, 2018 10:00 UTC

There is considerable market demand for international rail shuttle services. Green Cargo and the Belgium firm, Lineas, have increased the number of train departures on the popular direct route, Belgium Direct, between Sweden and Belgium for existing and new customers. On January 12, the fourth shuttle started between the countries and volumes on the trains is increasing.

Green Cargo invests in increased efficiency and enhanced customer solutions transiting Denmark

Green Cargo invests in increased efficiency and enhanced customer solutions transiting Denmark

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2018 13:30 UTC

Green Cargo has decided to exit the joint venture DB Cargo Scandinavia, which mainly handles transit traffic through Denmark for its owners Green Cargo and DB Cargo. The decision is due to the owners being unable to reach agreement on certain issues, primarily concerning pricing.