No flights without trains – new agreement between AFAB and Green Cargo

Press releases   •   Sep 17, 2021 10:09 UTC

After a long and successful 15-year partnership between A Flygbränslehantering (AFAB) and Green Cargo AB, both parties have signed a new agreement for another five years. Since the partnership began, rail freight has replaced approximately 210,000 truck shipments, reducing AFAB’s emissions by 98 percent – a total of 76,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Green Cargo and SSAB renew three-year agreement

Press releases   •   Apr 26, 2021 12:18 UTC

SSAB and Green Cargo extend their partnership encompassing shipments of some 700,000 tonnes of finished goods each year from SSAB’s plants in Borlänge and Oxelösund to customers in Sweden and Denmark. The logistics solution, which comprises steel coil and cut lengths of sheet steel, is conducted through Green Cargo’s wagon load network. The new three-year agreement started on January 1, 2021.

Green Cargo and Containerships expand partnership with a new rail shuttle service

Press releases   •   Apr 13, 2021 07:20 UTC

Due to the increased need for sustainable and more efficient transportation with larger networks, higher capacity and quicker lead times, Containerships has chosen to start its own shuttle service between the Port of Helsingborg and Mälardalen, with Green Cargo operating the trains.

Green Cargo launches digital booking solutions for easier and fast customer communication

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2021 07:04 UTC

Green Cargo has invested in a range of digital services to increase the benefits of our customers. Green Cargo Connect is part of the company's digitalization journey to offer simpler and faster customer solutions. With the help of the new services, customers can easily and quickly book transports, fill in consignment notes and track their transports.

Green Cargo and ScandFibre Logistics form new logistics solution

Press releases   •   Mar 19, 2021 09:32 UTC

ScandFibre Logistics (SFL) and Green Cargo renew their partnership in the form of a comprehensive Scandinavian rail freight logistics solution. Green Cargo won SFL’s procurement due to its competitive offering in the form of a sustainable freight solution with flexible volumes and the possibility of adding more direct trains together with faster lead times.

Green Cargo and Vallviks Bruk extend agreement for roundwood transportation from Malungsfors

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2021 08:45 UTC

The successful partnership between Green Cargo and Vallviks Bruk for shipping roundwood from Malungsfors in the municipality of Malung-Sälen to the pulp mill in Vallvik has resulted in an extension of the current agreement. The partnership began in 2018 with rail-freight services from Mora and continued in 2019 from the newly opened timber terminal in Malungsfors.

Green Cargo – the largest rail freight operator in Sweden is celebrating 20 years

News   •   Mar 04, 2021 06:55 UTC

Green Cargo was founded two decades ago with the objective of strengthening Sweden’s competitiveness as an attractive rail freight operator. We currently have 1,800 employees who, in their professional roles, can contribute to this development, and we are continuing the creation of a sustainable and well-functioning freight transportation system.

Green Cargo først i Norden til å ta i bruk Eurodual-lokomotivet

News   •   Dec 16, 2020 09:04 UTC

Green Cargo setter i drift de to første nestegenerasjon gods-lokomotivene i Norge. De nye Eurodual-lokomotivene er sterkere, bedre tilpasset tøff, norsk natur og vil redusere forsinkelsene i jernbanenettet. Med det nye lokomotivet kan ett godstog frakte like mye som 30 lastebiler. Norge er det første landet i Norden som tar i bruk det nye lokomotivet.

Green Cargo is first in the Nordics to put Eurodual locomotives into service

News   •   Dec 16, 2020 09:03 UTC

Green Cargo will deploy the first two next-generation freight locomotives in Norway. The new Eurodual locomotives are more robust, better adapted to the harsh Norwegian landscape and will reduce delays across the railway network. The new locomotive means that a freight train can transport the equivalent of 30 trucks. Norway is the first country in the Nordics to use this new locomotive.

TAC (Track Access Charges) reduction provides fast and unbureaucratic relief for railway undertakings (RUs)

Press releases   •   Dec 08, 2020 14:22 UTC

The rail freight sector has made tremendous efforts to keep Europe’s countries running, supporting both industry and society throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Our employees were considered frontliners in the task to supply hospitals with masks, hydro-alcoholic solution, energy to heat medical buildings and maintain continuous supplies of goods like food and beverages in stores.

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About Green Cargo

Sustainable Logistics

Green Cargo is a sustainable logistics partner and crucial for Scandinavia’s trade and industry. Electric trains make up over 95 percent of our ton kilometrage, meaning the climate impact is next to zero. Every 24 hours, some 400 freight trains depart, replacing around 8,500 truckloads on the road network. We serve close to 300 locations in Sweden, Norway and Denmark through our network, and with our partners we reach all of Europe. Green Cargo is owned by the Swedish State. We transport 21 million tonnes of freight, have 1,800 employees and annual sales of about SEK 4 billion (2020).