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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’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.

​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.

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​Green Cargo raises transportation efficiency with new brake discs

​Green Cargo raises transportation efficiency with new brake discs

News   •   Dec 13, 2018 11:00 GMT

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.

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.

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.

​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.