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​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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

​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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

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.

​Green Cargo maximizes volume capacity for Söderenergi with new XXXL containers

​Green Cargo maximizes volume capacity for Söderenergi with new XXXL containers

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 09:00 GMT

It has been eight years since Green Cargo transported the first delivery of wood chips to Söderenergi’s new fuel terminal in Nykvarn. We are now gearing up the partnership with Söderenergi by changing to larger XXXL containers. We are decreasing the number of trains without reducing volumes.

​Green Cargo and St1 focus on quality and punctuality

​Green Cargo and St1 focus on quality and punctuality

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 08:00 GMT

Green Cargo and St1 have had a close partnership for 20 years. They are now extending the agreement that enters into force on January 1, 2018, for a further three years with a two-year option to extend. Transportation is via Green Cargo’s single-commodity trains, which provide a moving logistics warehouse between the refinery and the depot.

​Climate-smart deliveries of Italian wine with Green Cargo

​Climate-smart deliveries of Italian wine with Green Cargo

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2017 08:00 GMT

Every year, via its Italy Direct route, Green Cargo transports around 200 large wagons of wine from Italy and 300 smaller wagons of wine from Malmö to Stockholm in collaboration with Scanlog, Scandinavian Logistics Partners AB.

​Green Cargo’s rail solution reduces Norsk Gjenvinning’s and Tekniska verken’s carbon emissions by 105,000 kg

​Green Cargo’s rail solution reduces Norsk Gjenvinning’s and Tekniska verken’s carbon emissions by 105,000 kg

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2017 10:00 GMT

In 2016, Green Cargo began its collaboration with Norsk Gjenvinning for rail transportation of recovered wood from Norsk Gjenvinning’s Groruddalen Miljöpark facility in Norway to Tekniska verken’s heating and power plant in Katrineholm, Sweden. This collaboration was further expanded in early November, 2017.

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.