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Renewed agreement results in a 6,500 tonne reduction in annual carbon dioxide emissions

Renewed agreement results in a 6,500 tonne reduction in annual carbon dioxide emissions

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2020 06:42 UTC

​Four satisfied business partners are once again renewing their agreement to continue the sustainable freight transportation of wood chips and pulpwood from Norway to Sweden. The new three-year agreement between BillerudKorsnäs, Moelven, Grenland Rail and Green Cargo starts this December.

Green Cargo meets Holmen’s new transportation needs

Green Cargo meets Holmen’s new transportation needs

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2020 14:36 UTC

Despite the prevailing situation with COVID-19 and reduced demand in many segments, Holmen’s round timber customers need to transport raw materials, with a resulting increase in Holmen’s need for more freight transportation. Green Cargo has been able to meet Holmen’s requirements for extra trains thanks to its customer adaptability and solution-oriented approach.

First train arrives at Stockholm Norvik Port

First train arrives at Stockholm Norvik Port

Press releases   •   Jun 11, 2020 08:25 UTC

The first scheduled freight train is now in service on the industrial track to the new freight port, Stockholm Norvik Port. Ports of Stockholm built the railway line, which will enable more sustainable transportation and expands the different transportation alternatives to and from the port.

Stockholm Norvik Port is connected to the railway network

Stockholm Norvik Port is connected to the railway network

Press releases   •   Apr 16, 2020 07:39 UTC

Over the Easter weekend the industrial branch line that Ports of Stockholm has built to Stockholm Norvik Port was connected to the railway network and electrified. This creates a direct railway link to and from the port on the Green Cargo intermodal network for national and international transport.

Unique rail collaboration to secure the food industry’s supply chain

Unique rail collaboration to secure the food industry’s supply chain

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2020 14:19 UTC

ICA will use the Volvo Group’s freight train to transport goods. Normally, south-bound trains operated by Green Cargo transport Volvo’s freight from Sweden to the factory in the Belgian city of Gent. For the last six years, the Swedish logistics company Scanlog has used north-bound trains to transport cargo such as food for ICA, the train has not run since Volvo’s truck factory in Gent closed.

Reduced climate impact and safer transportation decisive for continued collaboration between St1 and Green Cargo

Reduced climate impact and safer transportation decisive for continued collaboration between St1 and Green Cargo

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2020 10:06 UTC

Close collaboration and high quality were two important parameters leading to an extended agreement and the continued collaboration between Green Cargo and St1 for two more years. On 4 November 2020, Green Cargo will have transported goods for St1 for 25 years – a major win for the environment as well as for safer roads.

Green Cargo’s transportation of modules reduces Expandia’s emissions

Green Cargo’s transportation of modules reduces Expandia’s emissions

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2020 08:12 UTC

From January this year, Green Cargo will transport parts of Expandia’s modular fleet. The initiative is part of the temporary premises module supplier fulfilling its environmental goals, and a secure, reliable and climate-smart rail-based logistics solution was chosen.

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.